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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC grade 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Broadfield Primary School (BPA) BPA is a diverse and dynamic primary school with its own nursery which is part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT). We are looking for a dynamic ACE LEAD to join our team and to continue to drive ACE forward. Our core purpose is to provide every child with strong foundations for future success in and out of school. We are committed to improving the life chances of every child and we strive to remove barriers created by social inequality. We are part of The Kemnal Academy Trust (TKAT) who have a dedicated programme of support and network for disadvantaged children (ACE). BPA is also committed to provide clear career progression for staff: opportunities to lead, work across TKAT, study for external qualifications are provided and planned for.


  • A passion to inspire our most vulnerable learners
  • A belief that they can, through the actions of others, change the lives of our most vulnerable pupils
  • An ability to manage the schools' ACE tutors on a daily basis by inspiring, supporting and holding them to account
  • To be resourceful, tenacious and well-organised
  • Ability to use data
  • Ability to hold people to account
  • Knowledge of external agencies Accountabilities

What the school offers its staff

To ensure that ACE tutors:

○ make meaningful regular contact with each PP pupil and/or their families.

○ have up-to-date knowledge of each PP pupils state of well-being

○ have up-to-date knowledge of the barriers to engagement for each PP pupil

○ work with the school and other agencies to use resources to tackle barriers

○ receive the training they need for their roles

○ have up-to-date knowledge of enhanced safeguarding and school safeguarding procedures

  • To be proactive in developing the programme to suit the needs of the school
  • To ensure data and tracking systems are in place and kept up-to-date
  • To have an overview of PP attendance across the whole school
  • To ensure student “profiles” (including talents and strengths) are in place and kept up-to-date
  • To ensure that all reporting mechanisms are in place including in-school and to TKAT
  • To ensure smooth communication between the ACE tutors and relevant staff including the school including Phase/Year Leaders
  • To liaise with SLT about the ACE programme and PP children’s needs.0
  • To monitor, evaluate and report on the implementation of the ACE tutor process
  • To have up-to-date knowledge of external agencies.

Success Criteria: Pupil Premium pupils with ACE Tutors, over time and relevant to the context, will have:

  • Rapidly improving attendance or attendance that is at or above the national average for all non-PP pupils.
  • Rapidly improving or good pupil engagement in relation to their peers.
  • Rapidly improving outcomes or outcomes that are at or above the national average for all non-PP pupils.
  • Increased uptake to opportunities offered by the school outside of the classroom including raised career aspirations
  • Increased communication between school and home with rapid intervention or referral processes, as required
  • Where possible, required resources have been provided in order to support success

Further details about the role

What we can offer

  • a school with a clear vision, purpose and values
  • a network of ACE leads and practitioners for support
  • on-going training
  • opportunities to develop your own career
  • a creative and exciting working environment
  • the opportunity to make a positive contribution to our children and society
  • a commitment to wellbeing

If require any further information, please contact: Julie Sanders, Business Manager, on 01293 406940 or emailbusinessmanager@bpa-tkat.org

Closing date for applications: Monday, 12th June 2023 at midday

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse - TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.
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About Broadfield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
532 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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