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Matt Jones

“The autonomy I have been afforded by various head teachers and executive Trust leaders to implement ideas and impact change has been a hugely positive experience, and has helped me develop exponentially.”

2008: NQT in Physical Education, George Spencer Technology College

  • Took advantage of opportunities through the SCITT
  • Trained as facilitator for Improving Teacher programme and Outstanding Teacher Programme

2011: Deputy Director of Post 16, Spencer Academy Trust

2015: Seconded as Head of Post 16, partner school

  • Helped lead another TSA school to a “Good” Ofsted judgement

2016: Vice Principal, Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

  • Became school reviewer for Challenge Partners

2020: Head of School, Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

  • Selected to lead rollout of Chartered College of Teaching membership

2022: Principal, Heanor Gate Spencer Academy