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SAT is an educational charity, multi-academy trust and sponsor of academies.

We have over 18,000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2,500 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing trust with a national reputation for excellence. 

We currently have 17 primary academies, eight secondary academies and one primary-aged special school in our family of schools. We are opening one new Free Schools in pre-operations. All our academies share our values and beliefs, and all benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers.

SAT also is a newly registered provider of apprenticeships and has recently been announced as a designated regional Teaching School Hub.




Interested in joining the Spencer family? Have a look at our vacancies here and apply through Every. If you don’t see the right role for you, sign up for our vacancies bulletin below —we’ll let you know as positions open up so you’re the first to know about new opportunities.

To apply to work with Spencer Academies Trust, please complete your candidate profile via our new Every Portal.  If you are accessing our Every portal for the first time, we have added a video here to help guide you. Please read our privacy notice for applicants here.

Employee Benefits

Delivering the best possible outcomes in our academies starts with a team that’s motivated, supported and ambitious. It’s our goal to be an employer of choice for school staff in the East Midlands, so we offer competitive employee benefits, including:

  • Pay that is in line with or better than the Teachers and Educational Support national pay
  • Flexible and family-friendly working policies
  • Continuous service to those previously working in education
  • Rigorous support from the central Trust team and other academies
  • Partnership with Health Assured to provide support in mental/emotional wellbeing
  • Free onsite parking for cars and bikes
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes for cycling and technology


We are constantly seeking out further ways to support our staff. For a comprehensive explanation of the benefits we offer, see our Employee Benefits page here.


Job Profiles


Case Studies

Matt Jones

Principal, Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

Verity Lee

Vice Principal, Sunnyside Spencer Academy

Lindsay Wiseman

Inclusion Manager, George Spencer Academy


Amy Langton

Spencer Alliance for Leadership and Teaching

Ellé Turner

Trust Central Team

Harjodh Athwal

Trust Central Team