Support, oversight and challenge from an outstanding Board of Directors with a full range of expertise and skills including educational, legal, human resources, accountancy, strategy, ethos development and change management.
Advice, support and guidance as soon as reasonably possible within the school day from an experienced CEO who is a serving secondary headteacher and a Director of Primary Education who is also a serving Headteacher; both of whom have successfully gained Good grades at Ofsted in the last 2 years and lead on school improvement.
Oversight from a Business and Development Manager who will support the creation of budgets, EFA returns, creating economies of scale and large premises projects.
Administrative support from the Trust Executive PA who will direct you to an appropriate source of information
Shared buying power: we would expect all schools to benefit from shared HR and Legal services which you will already be paying. Our first school saved over £2000 pa in this area alone.
Shared terms and conditions for all staff with a shared payroll provider
Educational Welfare support
The support of an IT team including a full time dedicated ICT network manager and telephone support from a local school. Shared service agreements regarding SIMs.
Support with developing Internationalism in your school including trips and visits for staff and students. Our trust schools have run 5 major international trips for students in the past 3 years.
Access to Trust-wide policies and proformas for reporting to governing bodies and all stakeholders
Access to facilities at all Trust schools including large halls and auditoriums, a brand new astroturf, farm, sports hall and specialist science and technology facilities.
Shared Trust events including public speaking, sports competitions and music concerts
The opportunity for your leadership to lead teaching, learning and creativity within your school with Trust support.
Increased autonomy depending on Ofsted and examination outcomes.
Website creation and maintenance at a bespoke reduced price
Access to skilled subject specific lead practitioners at a reduced cost
Careers support including assemblies from Year 1
Assemblies support and Powerpoint resources
The LIFE Education Trust retains a central sum of money to oversee, develop and centralise Trust activities. The price per student in Year 1 is available on application.