L8 – 21
Required for September 2021 or January 2022
School Improvement Lead - Attain Academy Partnership (L8 - 21)
Are you an outstanding practitioner with a vision for inspirational education provision?
Do you believe that every child has unlimited potential?
Attain Academy Partnership is a family of primary schools that works as a team to provide an outstanding education for all children in all schools, relevant to the world in which they live.
We aim to develop:
Ambitious, capable learners who are resilient and independent;
Enterprising, creative contributors who have a real love of learning;
Ethical, informed citizens who value differences and inclusivity;
Healthy, confident individuals who contribute to a mutually supportive environment;
We are looking for an outstanding leader with the ability to inspire and motivate others in how improved practice on assessment, curriculum and continuing professional development (CPD) can deliver school improvement, aspirational pupil outcomes, and higher staff engagement and well-being.
You will have an excellent understanding of the evidence base and the latest thinking on assessment, curriculum design, and CPD. This knowledge will translate into inspirational practice in schools in partnership with our ambitious team of school leaders.
Your passion for teaching and learning will inspire you to lead by example as a coach and mentor as well as a willingness and talent to model and team-teach, lead staff meetings and CPD as appropriate.
You will have a passion for ensuring your work has a significant impact on the quality of education and pupil outcomes. A track record of securing improved outcomes for all pupils including those eligible for pupil premium and pupils with special educational needs and disability through your school improvement work is a given.
You will look forward to assuming some responsibility and accountability for shaping, communicating, and delivering the Trust's strategic priorities on shared assessment and curriculum practice, developing professional learning communities and CPD that impacts performance and staff progression.
You will have experience of delivering these using well-developed leadership and team-working skills.
This is a stimulating and rewarding opportunity to use your expertise to drive the strategic direction of the Trust, working closely with senior leaders and teachers, and to develop thinking, improve practice and demonstrate the impact that should be shared inside and outside of the Trust.
A full list of responsibilities is detailed in the job description and person specification.
About Attain Academy Partnership
It is an exciting time to join us with a new five-year strategy setting the direction of the Trust over the coming years.
The vision statement is expressed in the following six words: "Working together towards success for all"
Professional development and staff engagement are key to our growing success and we continually invest in our staff through effective communication and feedback, appraisal and training and development opportunities. As a Trust, we treat our staff as the biggest asset in our journey to becoming an employer of choice.
Attain was established in 2013, the founder school being Newlands Spring Primary School. We are now a family of seven local primaries with recent permission granted by the Secretary of State to build a NEW school in Witham.
A key priority for the Trust is ensuring that all pupils, regardless of background or where they go to school, aim high and have equal access to a high-quality education that equips them with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to realise their ambitions.
This is a permanent position.
Pay range: L8 - L21
You will also be eligible to join the Teachers' Pension Scheme.
Socially distanced visits can be arranged to one of our schools please contact Melanie Maul on 01245 442031 in the first instance.
Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021 at noon
Interview date: Wednesday 26th May 2021More on how to apply
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.