Academy Improvement Lead

Active Learning Trust
Location: Suffolk/Cambridgeshire
Salary (£): Competitive
Closing Date: Rolling
Start Date: January 2024 or sooner
Phase: Secondary

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Academy Improvement Leads.

These are exciting new roles for The Active Learning Trust central team. We are seeking to appoint experienced, dedicated academy improvement leads who have a real passion to make a positive difference for all of our students and who thrive on collaboration, innovation and exploring change.

This is a great time to join Active Learning Trust as we expand our central Education Team.  Our new Chief Executive Officer joined the Trust on 1 January 2023 and has an exciting and positive change journey planned, as has our Deputy Chief Executive Officer who joined in April 2023 and has oversight of the education agenda.  Come and join the Trust in the early stages of this journey.  A journey that has a key focus on our students and the people employed within the Trust.

The appointees will report to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and work individually and collaboratively to ensure the delivery of creative and innovative education solutions to our academies.  We never underestimate the impact inspirational employees can have on the life chances of our students.  If you fit that description and are able to support and challenge through the next stage of our trust improvement please get in touch.

This is a demanding and varied role and the successful candidate should be committed to improving the lives of the students at Active Learning Trust. You will be an advocate for the vision and aims of the Trust; supporting  with the aim of providing opportunities for collaboration, support and challenge to all of our schools. You will demonstrate and play a key role in developing the school improvement strategy to ensure our students experience an excellent education aligned with the agreed Trust strategy as well as leading on the implementation of school improvement strategy in collaboration with other key colleagues.

Active Learning Trust will offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • An opportunity to work as part of a supportive team and empower you to further develop within the Trust.
  • Access to Teachers’ Pension given the focus on teaching and learning.
  • Ongoing high quality professional development opportunities.
  • Benefits including but not limited to; the opportunity to work flexibly, including hybrid working arrangements, free onsite parking, Cycle to Work Scheme and access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

These are excellent opportunities for highly motivated, experienced and super-organised educationalists who relish the opportunity to continuously assess new ways of working.

Active Learning Trust is a Trust based across Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, serving over 9000 children, with over 1500 employees.  We are a family of 21 academies.