This job expired on 25 September 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£60,000 to £65,000

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they:

  • Have a proven track record of innovating and succeeding in a complex organisation.
  • Will inspire and challenge colleagues to share our strategic vision.
  • Have a proven track record of innovating and succeeding in a complex organisation.
  • Will recognise changing vulnerabilities and priorities in our schools and do what needs to be done to support them and ensure they succeed.
  • Have consistently high expectations to improve outcomes for all our children and colleagues.
  • Are honest, approachable, adaptable, resilient, patient, motivated and an excellent communicator who can demonstrate that they work with integrity and respect for all
  • Have excellent organisational skills and enjoy the challenges faced in a busy primary academy trust.

What the school offers its staff

  • A nationally well-regarded and inspirational trust
  • An opportunity to work for an organisation who live out our core values: ‘care, dare, fair and share’
  • A diverse workplace and community of schools
  • A strong culture of collective efficacy across Focus-Trust.
  • An experienced, supportive and committed senior leadership team who work together to achieve the best for all children and colleagues
  • A strong Trust Board who are fully committed to continued improvement whilst caringfor the wellbeing of all colleagues, children and communities
  • A commitment to support your ongoing professional development within a supportive and developmental coaching culture

Further details about the role

Key purpose of the role:

  • Work with the CEO and Education Director to provide strategic and credible school improvement across the Trust.
  • Provide quality professional support for all schools within the Trust to ensure high standards in teaching and learning, leading to improved pupil outcomes.
  • Lead and inspire colleagues through responsive professional learning to ensure an ambitious curriculum for all based on a sound pedagogical approach.
  • To research latest developments in education and relay to colleagues at all levels across the Trust.
  • Lead through high expectation and aspiration; being prepared to challenge mediocrity and under-performance.
  • Work with existing excellent practitioners to empower and develop consistently strong teaching and learning through collaborative practice.
  • Keep abreast of current and innovative curriculum developments to ensure Focus-Trust schools are at the cutting edge of educational practice.

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About Focus Academy Trust (Uk) Ltd

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
07867 423 870

Focus-Trust is a primary trust established in 2012 as a not-for- profit charity with children at the heart of everything it does. It currently has 15 primary schools though is looking to expand and this adapted role for the Trust will be pivotal in our growth strategy. The Trust is a learning organisation, where the learning of all children and adults is valued and continually promoted. Further details about the Focus-Trust can be found at www.focus-trust.co.uk

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