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Latest Vacancies

Details of current vacancies can be found in this section. We have a number of vacancies for Teachers, admin and support roles throughout our schools.


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged - please telephone to arrange.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people therefore all posts are  subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Applications should be made using the Spiral Application form. It is our policy to consider applications as they arrive, we therefore recommend that applicants submit applications as soon as possible as a post may be filled before the closing date.

Training to be a Teacher with Spiral

We are now recruiting our 2021 cohort of trainees who will begin training in September 2021, qualify as teachers in June 2022 and be ready to teach their first class in  September 2022.  If you are interested in training to be a teacher find out more on our training and apprenticeship page.


We are particularly keen to recruit new teaching assistants who would like to train to be teachers at some time in the future.  If you have a degree, and would like to be a teacher, a teaching assistant job could be the first step towards your new career.

NQT vacancies 2021

If you are interested in joining our NQT programme in September 2021 please register your interest using  the 'contact us' menu option.  Tell us what you are doing now, what opportunities you are looking for and leave your contact details - we'll contact you as soon as we have an appropriate opportunity for you.

School Business Manager

Springmead Primary School


We are currently looking to appoint a School Business Manager to join our leadership team to take us forward into our next phase of development.


We pride ourselves on being a caring and nurturing school that has high expectations and aspirations for all our staff and children. We aim to provide a rich and stimulating learning environment and strongly believe that a positive start to a child’s education impacts significantly on their engagement and attitudes to learning. 


We are looking for a talented individual who:

  • Has a good sense of humour and has a fun, positive approach to life
  • Can nuture positive relationships throughout the school community
  • Is passionate about creating an inspiring environment for children
  • Has high expectations of their staff
  • Has experience in finance
  • Is enthusiastic, energetic and hardworking
  • Is well-organised
  • Is keen to learn and develop
  • Is a good team player


We would welcome visits still and would like to reassure you that we will be following the social distances rules throughout your visit.

This position is a 41 week contract.


Salary £27,880 FTE (£25,187 pro rata)

Employment type Full time

Contract type Permanent

Closing date 30th Nov 2020 12:00 PM

Interview date 3rd Dec 2020

Start date To be agreed

After School Playworker

Mandeville Primary School


Mandeville Primary School is part of the Spiral Partnership Trust. An opportunity has arisen for the position of Playworker within the team. This is based in the Lodge within the School grounds with a secure outdoor space.


Qualities that are necessary are good communication and rapport with children. This a very hands-on role and being a good team player is vital.


If you are interested in joining us, please fill in the application and email it to


Further details and an application pack are available from or contact us on 01727 519226.


Salary Spiral Support Pay Scale H1 to H2 depending on ex

Employment type Part time

Pro-rata salary £6,372.00

Contract type Permanent

Closing date 6th Dec 2020 5:00 PM

Interview date TBC

Start date As soon as possible

Do you have a skill or interest you would like to share with primary school children?

We deliver a wide range of exciting after-school activities and need leaders who want to share their passion with children, anything from

crosswords to cupcakes

sudoku to science experiments

music to maths


Latin, sports, maths, English, science and media skills are particularly welcome.

Short and long term opportunities available.

Further details and rates of pay are available on our website.