Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,834.00 - £37,336.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade G Pt 26-29

[240520] Projects and Programmes Manager job summary

Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced Projects and Programmes Manager to join the Trust as soon as possible.

Post: Projects and Programmes Manager

Location: Flexible

FTE Salary Range: NJC Grade G £34,834 - £37,336

Contract Type: Permanent, full-time

Contract Hours: 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday

For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, job share, compressed hours, or staggered hours. Please wait until the job offer stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

About the role

Reach South is looking for an experienced Projects and Programmes Manager to primarily be involved in the project management of schools joining the Trust; either through conversion, transfer or as part of a DfE Free Schools programme, in addition to supporting a programme of school maintenance and minor works projects. The postholder will also coordinate programmes to assist the Executive Team with the delivery of the Trust’s strategic objectives.

About the successful candidate

The successful candidate will be an experienced Projects and Programmes Manager with education sector experience or will be eager to apply their skills and knowledge to the education sector. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working with stakeholders to deliver projects and will:

  • Have analytical and judgemental skills required to interpret varied and complex information or situations.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to negotiate, advise and lead.
  • Identify issues in complex problems, clarify understanding or stakeholder expectations, to seek the best option.
  • Have a track record for delivery.
  • Have an aptitude for seeing the wider picture and strategic thinking to deliver the desired benefits.

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the Southwest of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759 365064 or emailing us at

Closing date: for applications is Monday, 17th June 2024 at midday.

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally during week commencing Monday, 24th June 2024.

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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