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We are a vibrant, ambitious school, serving the Spencer ward, close to Northampton town centre. We welcome children and their families from a wide range of diverse ethnic and social backgrounds. Our school is a welcoming and friendly environment, filled with very well behaved, positive children.

Our last Ofsted visit confirmed that we are a ‘Good’ school, with several ‘Outstanding’ features. Please read our report and go to to find out more about our school.

We are looking for a fabulous Year 6 class teacher to join our team, from September 2017.

The post has the possibility of leadership responsibility, with a role on our extended leadership team for a suitable candidate. Please contact the Headteacher to discuss this further.

The best way to learn more about life at the school and find out what makes us such a special place for our children and the opportunities available for staff, is to come to look around. Please call Caroline in our office to make an appointment to do this. A wealth of information about the school, along with job information to download, is available at

At Earl Spencer, we pride ourselves on ensuring an established programme of high quality support is in place for all of our teachers and school leaders, to ensure all staff are able to develop themselves as professionals in a supportive environment.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safer recruitment practice, and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants and references will be requested for short-listed applicants prior to interview. All candidates will be requested to disclose their circumstances in line with Disqualification by Association legislation. The successful applicant will also be expected to undertake a medical questionnaire.

The closing date for the post is Friday 7th July.


We also have a vacancy from September 2017 for an experienced and suitably qualified Romanian speaking Teaching Assistant.  This is a 1:1 role to support a Romanian speaking child joining us in Reception, with a range of special educational needs. A full job description is available for this post. Again, the closing date for the post is Friday 7th July.