16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Head of Data & Insights to join our Central Services Team and become instrumental in supporting the Trust in its continuous growth.

This post will provide the Chief Executive Officer and wider leadership team with valuable data analysis and insight through the design and development of systems, processes and reports that support statutory reporting and the strategic decision-making needs of the organisation.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • A degree or equivalent
  • Qualifications gained within own field of expertise
  • Experience of creating a data strategy and using the most effective tools to deliver a high-quality service
  • Experience of leading and developing data infrastructure within a growing organisation
  • Experience of leading, growing and developing a team
  • Able to demonstrate ability in Power BI, Tableau, Looker or equivalent
  • Ability to interpret data and present it to meet the needs of the recipients, in a variety of formats
  • Excellent stakeholder management, including the ability to present in both written and verbal form
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong management skills

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • Proficient in Office 365 and other standard organisational systems
  • Able to take responsibility for own professional development
  • Self-led able to manage competing demands and meet deadline

What the school offers its staff

As a growing organisation we can offer a wealth of opportunity, can demonstrate a strong track record of achievement and success, and a consistency in delivering on our ethos of opportunity, diversity and success for all.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.

Since 2014, when Maiden Erlegh Trust was established, we have expanded to become six schools serving Berkshire and South Oxfordshire covering the breadth of educational provision from EYFS to Post-16 in mainstream, special and alternative provision. We also have two new free schools : Oak Tree School which opened in September 2023 (a special school providing 150 places) and in the pre-opening phase River Academy opening in September 2024 (a secondary school in the heart of Reading providing 1,500 places).

Our schools are supported by the Central Services Team at Maiden Erlegh Trust who provide a range of business services and support our partner schools in carrying out their statutory responsibilities and core business functions.

If you would like to have an informal chat with the hiring manager, please email our recruitment team on recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org who can help organise this.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Applying for the job

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About Maiden Erlegh Trust

Multi-academy trust

Mixed multi-academy trust serving communities across Berkshire and South Oxfordshire. Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Provision.

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