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The Spires College is always seeking to recruit passionate and energetic teachers to join our learning community. If you are ambitious, innovative and dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect place for you! As a college we are committed to staff’s professional development and invest comprehensively in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

We offer:

  • excellent professional development
  • a high level of support for all new staff
  • an exciting and stimulating place to work in an ever improving environment.
  • modern, purpose-built facilities

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 school with a bilateral stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. We have a modern, purpose-built building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike.

Current Vacancies


All applications must be made by completing an application form attached to each vacancy.

Teacher of English

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of English at The Spires College.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a flourishing department and contribute to its sustained growth.  

We are passionate about teaching and learning and would love to hear from you if you share our belief in the power of education to transform lives.  If you are keen to progress your career in a supportive, innovative environment and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect role for you.  

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be.  We are committed to the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.  

We offer:

  • the opportunity to be part of a supportive team and have a voice in college improvement;
  • excellent professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities, including significant leadership development opportunities;
  • a high level of support for all new staff;
  • the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College;
  • an exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment;
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

You will:

  • be a strong, innovative classroom practitioner, who is able to teach English at Key Stages 3 and 4 (5 is preferable but not essential);
  • be committed to working in a close, collaborative team;
  • be able to use a strong pedagogical understanding to successfully deliver the English curriculum;
  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.  We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. 

For further details about the post including what our staff think about working here and how to apply, please see the attached brochure.

Closing Date

Monday, 5 October 2020 - 9:00am

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Assistant Principal

We are seeking to appoint someone who is both an exceptional teacher and an ambitious, strategic leader to join our senior leadership team and to help lead the College towards ever greater success for our students. Candidates will be talented, articulate and dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people in our school community.

The Spires College is grounded in a belief that all students deserve the very best quality education and the successful applicant will play a pivotal role in ensuring this is what we accomplish.  This is therefore an excellent opportunity to build or extend a leadership profile towards headship, by making a significant impact on school improvement here at The Spires College.

This role is Assistant Principal with responsibility for safeguarding and attendance.  This will include taking the strategic lead for these areas, ensuring that appropriate policies, provisions and systems are in place to support these areas, that these are used effectively and that their impact is evaluated.  Further aspects of the role will be determined according to the skills and experience of the successful candidate, however the post holder will be given the support and training required to understand all aspects of school leadership. 

The successful applicant will:

  • Put children and young people first
  • Be an excellent practitioner in the classroom
  • Have a proven track record of school improvement at Middle or Senior Leadership level
  • Have experience of leading teams and raising standards
  • Understand and be able to articulate how they have used effective self-evaluation to raise standards
  • Be confident to work with a degree of autonomy whilst also being collaborative and an effective team player
  • Be an effective system leader with a clear understanding of process
  • Have experience of developing the work of colleagues at various professional stages
  • Be able to show how they have used performance management and accountability systems to improve performance
  • Have proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Be a committed, highly-competent, reflective and resilient individual
  • Have a sense of humour and good interpersonal and communication skills

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.   We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. We have a modern, purpose-built building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike.  The College is easily accessible from across much of Devon, with the A380 now providing easy access from Exeter and the A38.

For further details about the post including details of how to apply, please see the attached brochure.

Interviews will be held on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 October 2020.

Closing Date

Monday, 12 October 2020 - 9:00am

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Science Technician

We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician to join the College’s Science Department.

The Science department is a strong team who work closely together.  The successful applicant to this post will support the good work that has already begun to create a genuinely ‘outstanding’ department.  She or he will be ambitious to play a role in supporting teaching and learning in Science, ensuring that all of our students enjoy the excellent education that they deserve.  

The Spires College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be.  As a School we are committed to the professional development of all staff.  

We offer:

  • excellent professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities;
  • a high level of support for all new staff;
  • the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College and beyond;
  • an exciting, stimulating place to work in a friendly environment;
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

You will:

  • have experience of working with laboratory equipment (including handling chemicals safely) subject to COSHH, CLEAPPS and safety regulations;
  • preferably have experience of providing technician support to a department or team; 
  • be approachable, resilient, calm and level headed;
  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life;
  • be self-motivated and able to prioritise demands;
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • be a team player, and be able to contribute to the shared responsibility ethos of our school.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.   We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. 

For further details about the post including details of how to apply, please see the attached brochure.

Closing Date

Monday, 12 October 2020 - 12:00pm

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