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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    15 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,496.00 Annually (FTE) The FTE will be increase, pending the agremeent of the 2023-2024 NJC pay offer

Business Support job summary

Business Support

Inspiring Futures through Learning

NJC Scale E, starting at £24,496 (FTE)

23.75 hours per week and 52 weeks per week

(There is some flexibility in the weeks worked

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a business support in our central team.  We are looking to recruit self motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Business Support to deliver comprehensive support services to the Educational team.

Inspiring Futures through Learning (IFtL) is a family of 15 schools who inspire all of our futures through learning together. At IFtL, we are never alone. We know we are stronger together – one united family striving for excellence for all, in everything we do.

Our children and young people come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our colleagues. We aim to reflect and celebrate diversity in our workplace in order to create an inclusive culture that adds real value to our vision of inspiring the futures of us all through learning together.

Reporting to the Head of School Improvement or other designated person the successful candidate will:

  • ·         Provide administrative support and undertake typing and word-processing and other IT based tasks and computer packages e.g. Microsoft Office
  • ·         Be responsible for the diaries of the Head of School Improvement and the Education Team
  • ·         Be responsible for the ordering and provision of hospitality for meetings
  • ·         Be the first point of contact into the Education Team office
  • ·         Contribute to problem solving, decision making and managing change within IFtL
  • ·         Follow up on calls / emails / actions giving regular updates.
  • ·         Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems 
  • ·         Produce information/data as required by senior staff or external agencies eg standard/statutory returns 
  • ·         Provide administrative support for meetings and take notes at meetings 
  • ·         Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the Trust

The role will predominantly be based out of the central team offices at Fairfields Primary with some travel between sites a possibility.

As part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning Multi Academy Trust, successful candidates will have full access to our staff benefits package, including a bespoke CPD package, discount on high street shops, gym membership, cinema tickets, cycle to work scheme, Employee Assistance Program and much more.

If you would like more information about this role and the Trust please contact iftl_recruitment@iftl.co.uk and we can arrange a call with Melanie Saunders, Head of School Improvement.

Closing date for applications: 15 October 2023 at midnight

Interviews: TBC

Inspiring Futures Through Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are expected to share this commitment, to follow the Trust’s safeguarding policies and procedures and to behave appropriately towards children at all times, both in work and in their personal lives. 

All school based posts are defined as Regulated Activity and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced with Barred List Criminal Records Bureau check. 



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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About Inspiring Futures Through Learning

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