Have you got what it takes to make a difference?

In choosing to work within the Alumnis MAT, you would be well supported and have great opportunities to develop.

We are a family of interdependent schools, with a shared ambition, where character is made and lives are shaped.  We work with collective ownership, a habit of collaboration and shared accountability across each other's schools.  Our teachers are empowered to get back in touch with what brought them into the profession - a spirit of enquiry, a sense of collaboration, a joy of working with young people, and a belief in developing the whole child - academic skills, intellectual habits, transformative competencies, character virtues and well-being that enables individual flourishing.

If you would like to work for a forward thinking Trust that focuses on providing every individual child in our schools with rich, varied and exciting learning opportunities, then we would love to hear from you.

Visits to the schools are welcome and encouraged, please contact the school offices to make an appointment.

We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks.  Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

In accordance with the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009, if you are shortlisted for this post you will be required to declare that you are not Disqualified (or Disqualified by Association) from working within this setting.

Chief Financial and Operations Officer

LGA Grade 6/7 (£52,410 - £75,171)

We are seeking to appoint a Chief Financial and Operations Officer (CFOO) who will have strategic responsibility for all non-teaching aspects of the Trust. Delivering operational rigour and high-level direction, the CFOO will play an integral role in supporting the growth and development of the Alumnis Multi Academy Trust. The CFOO will provide insight into commercial decision-making and operationally will provide strong leadership and guidance.

The Alumnis Multi Academy Trust is an innovative and dynamic group of primary schools that puts children and staff at the heart of the Trust. We enjoy a diverse mix of church and community schools. The Trust is growing and offers comprehensive professional growth in progressing your career, including being part of a national network of equivalent post holders across other MATs.

We believe this is an exciting opportunity for someone who shares our vision and has an excellent track record of relevant senior financial management and strategic leadership experience, with the personal qualities necessary to influence our continuing drive for the highest quality service delivery.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, you will provide a clear business strategy and direction for the MAT. You will need to be fully aware of funding and legislative changes that apply to the education sector and advise the Trust Board of Directors on strategic financial information to enable them to make informed decisions. You will be responsible for managing all budgeting and accounting activity; taking on executive responsibilities as part of the Executive Team; and the operational line management of the central business and operational function. In addition, you will coordinate the work of the external auditor and prepare and submit audited, statutory, and consolidated accounts.

We would welcome applications from individuals who are commercially astute and have excellent communication and negotiation skills. Knowledge and/or experience of the school/academy sector is advantageous.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Neil Moir, CEO, by emailing [email protected]

Please return your application form to [email protected] by 9am on the closing date

Closing Date 03/10/2022

 

 

 

School Business Partner (Torridge Cluster) - Full time - Weeks per year to be discussed with the successful candidate

Grade G (£32,910 - £36,922)

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Finance and HR professional to join our Central Shared Services team, working across our Torridge Cluster of schools, which currently comprises St Helen’s, The Clinton, Dolton and Clawton primary schools. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Trust while it establishes formal business partnering, working closely with the CFO, the Headteachers and the school administrators to ensure first-class service provision. Previous experience in a similar role in education would be valuable, including experience of safer recruitment processes.

The post is permanent and full-time Monday to Friday but there is flexibility to offer either a term time only, term time ‘plus’ or a year-round contract for the right applicant.

Please send your completed application (non-teaching application form above) to [email protected] by 9am on 23/09/2022

This post has been advertised on multiple platforms and we reserve the right to interview upon receipt of appropriate applications. Candidates are therefore advised to submit applications at the earliest opportunity.

 

 

 

 

Teacher (1 FTE) - Combe Martin Primary School - MPS

Required for January 2023 or sooner if possible, an excellent early years classroom practitioner to join our school within a forward-thinking Multi Academy Trust.  The post is to cover maternity leave in our Reception/Year 1 class until (up to) August 2023.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school directly on 01271 883226 to arrange a visit.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the dedicated Combe Martin school team who work hard to encourage and support every child as they progress along their learning journey at our school.

The school aims to serve its communities by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers its pupils.

Please send your completed application (non-teaching application form above) to [email protected] by 9 am on 01/09/2022

This post has been advertised on multiple platforms and we reserve the right to interview upon receipt of appropriate applications. Candidates are therefore advised to submit applications at the earliest opportunity.

Closing date 29/09/2022

 

 

 

 

Administrator - Clawton Primary School - Fixed term (to cover absence)

Grade D (£10.60 - £11.70 per hour) - Flexible hours, to be agreed - 39 weeks per year

We are seeking to appoint a competent and flexible administrator to temporarily join our school team during a period of staff absence.  The post would particularly suit someone with a flexible approach who has experience of working in school administration and has excellent IT skills.

The post is fixed term to cover the absence of a colleague.

Please send your completed application (non-teaching application form above) to [email protected] by 9am on 23/09/2022

This post has been advertised on multiple platforms and we reserve the right to interview upon receipt of appropriate applications. Candidates are therefore advised to submit applications at the earliest opportunity.

 

 

 

 

Volunteering Opportunities

There are many different ways in which parents can help in schools – on an ad hoc or regular basis. These include:

  •  Helping with literacy (typically listening to children read)
  • Helping with numeracy
  • Sharing your professional skills (for example, if you’re a doctor, you might go in to talk to a class whose topic is healthy living)
  • Helping with classroom activities such as cookery
  • Leading or helping to lead an after school club like netball or chess
  • Helping on school trips
  • Helping with sporting events, music or drama productions

If you would like to volunteer at one of our schools, please download and complete the volunteering application form and send it to [email protected]

All volunteers working in our school will undergo an enhanced DBS check together with additional safeguarding checks, such as seeking references, before they are able to start volunteering in school.  A full safeguarding induction is compulsory for all volunteers.

If you would like further information before appying, please contact our HR Manager, Jac Robilliard, on 01237 879382 or email [email protected]