East Midlands Education Trust

Team Leader

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Highfields School


Scale 6: £25,419 - £27,514 (pro rata)

Hours per Week

37 hours (Term-Time Only)



Closing Date



Team Leader 

37 hours per week, term time only 

Scale 6: £25,419 - £27,514 pro-rata (Actual Salary: £21,670 - £23,456)

We are looking to appoint an efficient and resourceful colleague who can organise, lead and motivate a team. The successful candidate will have a flexible and adaptable approach to work together with strong communication skills and be able to promote excellent learning outcomes for students.

You must have a commitment to supporting the learning and development of students with special educational needs.

Highfields is a vibrant, popular school set across two sites and has a strong partnership with the community and local schools.  It is a co-educational comprehensive school of almost 1300 students, including 200 at post 16.   Our students are well-motivated and the school’s academic results are good and improving. 

Highfields is situated in Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, on the south eastern edge of the Peak District.   It is within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham.

A job description and person specification with further information about the role can be downloaded below. An application form can be downloaded by clicking 'Apply Online' above. Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

On the application form, please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.

Please send completed applications forms to recruitment@emet.uk.com

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date for applications: Midday on Friday 1st July 2022