Lead Academic Officer – Data and Pupil Support

Status: 37hours per week/ term time at 192 days Plus 10 directed days per year
Salary: Actual Salary £27,539 - £29,159 FTE Salary £30,295 - £32,077
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 4th December 2023, 12:00pm

Inspire Learning Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an oversubscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, ‘good’ school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

 We are looking to appoint a highly skilled candidate to join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as Lead Academic Officer – Data and Pupil Support. The post holder will be a key member of the team in the Academy and will work positively and proactively in respect of data, exam, logistics and administrative support. The post holder will work in collaboration with a range of staff across the Academy in discharge of their duties and will at all times work within and contribute to the legal, regulatory and policy frameworks of the Academy and wider Trust. Excellent communication, organisational skills, ability to remain calm under pressure, willingness to be adaptive creatively and a proactive attitude to problem solving are essential.

We Offer a supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  A school with a way of working that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. And a positive working environment, we care about our pupils, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contributing to this culture and developing it further.

As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 4th December 2023 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held week commencing 4th December 2023.

Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website:  https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/vacancies/

 This post is to start as soon as possible and permanent subject to successful probation.

PLEASE NOTE: we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its workplaces.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Our safer recruitment processes include online searches which will be done as part of due diligence checks ahead of the interview. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.




Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)