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Head Teacher

Reference: JAN20242623
Expiry date: 2024-02-16 09:00:00.000
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £85,000.00 - £100,000.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension, Healthcare, Tech Scheme, Car Scheme, Instant Discounts and CPD
Attachments: NUAST_Head-Teacher_Job-Pack_2024.pdf

Salary: £85,000 - £100,000
Contract: Permanent, full time
Start Date: Negotiable
Location: Nottingham
Closing Date: Friday 16th February 2024 at 9.00am

Nova Education Trust is seeking a Head Teacher to provide vision and dynamic and professional leadership for Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (NUAST). 

Established in 2011, Nova Education Trust has successfully supported schools of all phases to secure improved educational standards.

Our family is currently made up of 15 academies (five primaries, nine secondaries and one sixth form college). In 2019, we entered into a long-term support partnership with Madani Schools Federation in Leicester to work with their two schools.

We create compelling school cultures where all are motivated to aspire and grow. We establish aspirational, celebratory, and inclusive learning cultures for pupils, staff, and our wider community. 

We are committed to excellence; we are confident about our future and determined to achieve our dreams. We work with honesty, integrity, humility, and professionalism. We create opportunities for sharing and learning, and we pioneer civic collaborations. Our mission is to create transformational schools.

As Head Teacher at Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology, you will provide professional leadership and management of the school while upholding ambitious educational standards which prepare pupils from all backgrounds for their next phase of education and life.

You will inspire, challenge, and motivate all members of the school community to carry the school’s mission, vision, and values forward. Additionally, you will promote excellence, equality, and high expectations of all students through an inclusive and ambitious curriculum. 

Our ideal candidate will have experience of successful secondary school senior leadership, able to evidence experience in planning and leading whole-school improvement and initiatives and policies.  

You will have demonstrable experience in successfully raising standards and consistently improving student progress and outcomes while serving in a Head Teacher position. 

Self-motivated, with high expectations for yourself and those around you, you will have the skills and ability to empower both students and staff, enabling them to contribute to the vision and achieve their full potential.  

To find out more and register your interest for the role please visit 

If you have any questions or queries about the role, please do not hesitate to get in touch by contacting Liz Hayden on 07706333575 or  

  • The closing date for application is: Friday 16th February 2024 at 9.00am
  • Interviews will be held: Friday 23rd February 2024

Nova Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for all roles. All candidates will also be subject to an online search for information about you as part of our due diligence and commitment to safeguarding.