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Danesholme Junior Academy


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We are currently recruiting for the following positions, please click the links to take you to the vacancies page for Greenwood Academies Trust to see more details, and to apply:


Danesholme Junior Academy is part of the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust (GDFT) Group of Academies.

Our HR Directorate oversees all appointments to the Trust and is led by the Senior HR Director, Sarah Meader. The HR team are based at:

Greenwood House
Private Road No 2
Colwick Quays Business Park

Tel: 0115 748 3344 / email:

About the Trust

Exemplary track record

If you really want to make a difference, then why not join an organisation who can demonstrate experience in providing these opportunities for its staff. The Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust (GDFT) is well established nationally as a leader of educational best practice and has a positive track record of raising standards in areas of social and economic deprivation and / or educational underachievement. Overall GDFT primary academies improved their KS2 results by over 11 per cent since joining the Trust and all the primary academies have been judged ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Support given by an acclaimed leadership and central team

The GDFT is led by educationalists that have significant experience in a wide range of schools with expertise in areas such as curriculum, special needs, staffing and finances. Then central team provide a wide range of high quality services to academies to enable them to focus on teaching.

The GDFT is a not for profit educational charity.

We always prioritise our resources to achieve outstanding educational outcomes for our pupils.

Employee Benefits

  • A close knit support network
    With seven primary academies within a 20 mile radius, the chance of sharing best practise and collaborative working is second to none.
  • We offer extensive development opportunities
    Professional development is actively encouraged at all levels. We are keen to promote from within, so if you are looking for a career with real progression potential, the GDFT is the place for you.
  • We support working parents
    Every employee is eligible for childcare vouchers for registered childcare providers, to offset some of the costs of being a working parent. The cost of the vouchers is taken out of your wages before tax and national insurance, meaning that you make a saving on the costs of your childcare every month.

We aim to make this website accessible to all users. If you experience any problems in accessing any of the information, please contact the HR team. We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be part of a leading Academy Trust group, delivering outstanding educational outcomes for children and young people.

Please select the link below for our current vacancies.

See all vacancies with the Trust