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Maths Support Team Lead

Reference: MAY20243347
Expiry date: 2024-06-20 08:00:00.000
Location: Trust Central
Salary: £30,267.00 - £32,030.00 Per Annum
Benefits: The Inspiration Trust offers all staff a range of benefits via our ‘my lifestyle' portal. All eligible staff will have access to a range of benefits from salary sacrifice schemes and employee discounts.
Attachments: Job-Description.pdf

Salary: Support Staff Pay Scale H: £30,267 to £32,030 pro-rata per annum (£32,076 - £33,945 per annum full time/full year equivalent)

Working Weeks: Term Time plus 4 weeks (42 weeks)

Start Date: September 2024

Maths Support Team Lead for Inspiration Trust

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of support staff who facilitate the delivery of the Angles Maths Hub and the East Maths Community programmes throughout Norfolk and Suffolk. This is an exciting time for Maths at the Inspiration Trust, as the reach of the team grows the need for a strong and well lead support team is paramount.

Before applying, please read the attached Recruitment Pack and Job Description, for more details about the role. We ask that you read this pack carefully, especially the “Planning your application” section from page 11. This will support your application ensuring you have the opportunity to tell us about your relevant skills, experience and qualifications that relate to the job description and person specification in addition to details of your references covering the last 5 years.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in leading a team
  • Excellent line management skills
  • Excellent time management and strategic planning skills
  • Experience working in an education environment
  • Excellent IT experience and be familiar with Office 365

This is an exciting time for the Maths Team within the Inspiration Trust, having recently been awarded a contract to develop and launch the East Maths Community, we are looking to extend our support team. The strong and dedicated Maths team already works throughout the Inspiration Trust schools and leads the Angles Maths Hub supporting schools throughout Norfolk and Suffolk with maths professional development. We need an enthusiastic, dedicated and committed individual to lead our expanding support team. The role is new and will involve varied work, including prioritisation, planning, supporting schools, liaising with stake holders (including the University of East Anglia).

Inspiration Trust has twice been ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress, and strongly believes in the importance of giving the widest educational opportunities to all young people, regardless of their background. The Trust provides strong networks with opportunities to work with a diverse range of schools and partners. The Trust is committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities to all our staff, with a busy programme of continuing professional development courses delivered by some of the country’s best educational thinkers and practitioners.

Inspiration Trust feels it is important to support every school by centralising certain support services. In turn this reduces workload on senior leaders, helping to establish further value for money on a variety of integrated services. This also ensures the Trust’s Academies have a local support structure and share best practice. As a Trust we will continue to review the services we offer and are committed to making them responsive to individual Academy’s needs.

The Trust’s dedicated Central Services Team is based at the Hewett Academy in Norwich. This team provides a strong range of school support services including:

  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Human Resources and Payroll
  • Operations, including Estate management, Health and Safety, ICT and Marketing

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When you join Inspiration Trust's thriving network of talented teachers, leaders and support staff, you join an organisation that supports you to be the best you can be. The Trust offers a varied professional development programme for employees.

We are committed to offering excellent professional opportunities for our staff, through careful support and personalised CPD. We offer a structured and specific induction programme.

The Trust also offers:

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with generous employer contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides a fully confidential service which includes 24/7 free telephone support and access to well-being information, advice and guidance
  • Discounted travel passes via the First Bus Commuter Travel Club
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Retail Benefits offering discounts with many shops and suppliers
  • Corporate membership of the Norwich Theatre Royal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes, including car leasing (subject to T&C), healthcare plans, including Dental insurance and Gym membership
  • SpecSavers VDU Eyecare and Boots Flu vouchers
  • Free Parking (on most sites)

*Some benefits are only available following successfully passing probation

To apply for this role please click the Apply button to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Thursday 20th June 2024

Interview date: Monday 1st July 2024

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.