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The Application Process

In line with our continued commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults we apply safer recruitment practices across our selection process and all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS with Barred List check in accordance with the requirements of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), the Police Act 1997 and the DFE’s Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.


Prior to applying for a post we are happy to arrange a private conversation regarding the role or arrange a visit to the academy.  Please contact the academy to arrange a mutually convenient time.


Application forms can be found on our website; alternatively you can call our recruitment line on 0115 7483344 to request a form to be posted out to you.

Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to the below address:

HR Recruitment, Greenwood House, Private Road No. 2, Colwick Quays Business Park, Nottingham, NG4 2JY.

Shortlisting will take place shortly after the closing date and candidates meeting the right criteria will be taken forward.  We aim to contact all successful candidates within two weeks of the closing date. 


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to interview with details of the proceedings. 

Candidates should be aware that as part of the interview process any gaps or discrepancies on their application form will be explored.


References will be requested, where permission has been given, before interview for all shortlisted candidates and where necessary employers may be contacted to gather further information.


Any offers of employment will be made as soon as possible after interview and will be subject to satisfactory background checks.  

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