Working at Djanogly

Djanogly City Academy are looking for staff who can look beyond the classroom and see the wider connections between education, employment and life-long learning. We are looking for teachers and support staff who can use their professional experience to bring out the very best in our students.

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Djanogly Explained

Djanogly City Academy is a modern, state-of-the-art secondary school located on Gregory Boulevard in the heart Nottingham. Djanogly is an ever-improving academy, conceived to offer life-changing education and opportunity to the children of its diverse community.

Djanogly City Academy is working in partnership with the Torch Academy Gateway Trust (TAGT), who have helped secure improvements across the academy. However, there is no complacency at Djanogly and all staff are committed to fulfilling the aspirations of our sponsors and governors.

Djanogly’s partnership with TAGT allow us to offer a truly unique suite of professional development and career progression pathways. We are fully committed to the continual professional development of all staff.

Working at Djanogly

All Djanogly City Academy teaching staff are appointed on standard teaching contracts which ensures consistency in terms of career progression, holiday entitlement and pension contributions.

Djanogly offers excellent opportunities for career development and progression. Wider opportunities for CPD, Masters qualifications and leadership roles are available though the Torch Academy Gateway Trust and the Torch Teaching School Alliance.

In addition to the CPD opportunities, Djanogly also offers several other benefits to our employees such as:

  • the Teachers' Pensions Scheme and the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • excellent professional development
  • annual progression through salary scales – potential to go up 2 scales with outstanding performance
  • 20% PPA time
  • reduced gym membership at Djanogly Leisure Centre and other City gyms
  • free annual flu jabs
  • low cost food at lunchtime
  • free tea and coffee
  • childcare vouchers
  • Bus Pass payment plan
  • Tram 2 Work scheme
  • a private car park, good public transport links and more.

Staff Views

Living and working in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire, situated in the very heart of England, is a great place to live and work. With affordable housing in urban and rural areas, Nottinghamshire is the perfect place to begin your career as a teacher.

Our city and county schools are an easy commute away from the popular residential areas of West Bridgford, Wollaton and Beeston.

And with London just over an hour away by train, living and working in Nottinghamshire provides the best of both worlds.

A vibrant city

Nottingham is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with excellent shopping, night-life, restaurants and cultural amenities.

With one of the busiest shopping streets in Europe, Nottingham can boast an enviable roster of exclusive shopping destinations. These are supported by a thriving independent sector and regular themed markets and city centre events.

From Michelin starred chefs to a good old fry up, Nottingham provides a rich platter of eating experiences.

Home to two theatres, a concert hall and a thriving arts cinema, Nottingham can rightly claim to be the cultural capital of the East Midlands.

More esoteric tastes are catered for by the infamous Rock City, the Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery and a host of smaller arts and performance venues supporting a diverse programme of events.

A beautiful county

Soft rolling hills, winding rivers and ancient woodland define the county of Nottinghamshire.

From Sherwood Forest in the north to Belvoir Castle in the south, the county presents a quintessentially English landscape. A landscape punctuated by small villages and market towns, providing an outstanding quality of life.

Nottinghamshire has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast, providing excellent walking, horse riding, cycling and canoeing opportunities. Rich in history, the county boasts Ice Age cave systems, Roman remains, Robin Hood's forest and the grandeur of our stately homes.

The Peak District is less than an hour away and with its central location, Yorkshire, Wales, Norfolk and Suffolk are within easy reach. With affordable house prices, excellent schools and a high standard of living, Nottinghamshire is the perfect place to become a teacher...