This job expired on 11 June 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours, Flexible working considered

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£61,042-£65,699 (DOE)

Pay scale

L14-L17 FTE (DOE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for a School Improvement Lead for Mathematics to join our team at Ascend Learning Trust in this newly created role. Under the direction of a newly appointed CEO, you will be working within a dedicated and dynamic team, supporting a growing Executive Team for Ascend Learning Trust.

Reporting to the Director of Education, you will perform a leading role in raising standards, challenging performance and supporting improvement in mathematics across Ascend Learning Trust.

As a successful applicant, you will:

  • Have recent, successful experience as a leader of mathematics, with demonstrable examples of raised standards and attainment
  • Be able to generate improved results from effective challenge and strong leadership
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills, with the ability to mentor, inspire and influence others.

If this sounds like you, we would be delighted to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run Trust.
  • The Trust’s commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.
  • Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
  • A successful ECT support program.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.

References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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About Ascend Learning Trust

Multi-academy trust

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust (RWBAT) was set up as a Multi Academy Trust in May 2017. In establishing RWBAT, we committed to offering strategic leadership and management expertise to facilitate collaboration and commitment leading to high levels of school improvement opportunities in each Academy within RWBAT.

RWBAT became Ascend Learning Trust in September 2022 to better reflect our growing Trust.

Our roles in leading Ascend Learning Trust are based on the simple premise of seeking to maximise the life chances of every pupil within the Trust. We believe this can be achieved by sharing leadership principles and management processes through support and challenge. We ensure staff and pupils are equipped to deliver the highest levels of performance in each Academy which leads to high levels of attainment and achievement across the Trust.

Our Mission; to enhance the life chances of all young people through Excellence in Education.

We hope you feel inspired to join us on our journey by joining us in one of our vacant roles.

School Details

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240 pupils enrolled
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864 pupils enrolled
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11 to 16

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Academy, ages 11 to 19
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1120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

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Academy, ages 11 to 18
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954 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Ascend Learning Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ascendlearningtrust.org.uk.

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