School Effectiveness Advisor

Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust, 103 Newport, Lincoln LN1 3EE

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Grade 15, point 59-63 being 55,986 - 60,080 FTE
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Salary: Grade 15, point 59-63 being £55,986 - £60,080 FTE

Working hours: 37 hours per week

Start date: September 2021 or January 2022

Location: The post will be based at 103 Newport, Lincoln LN1 3EE but will involve significant travel, mainly between Trust Schools in South Lincolnshire but also across greater Lincolnshire as required.

The Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust is a multi-academy trust formed by the Diocese of Lincoln. We are a family of 18 schools brought together by a shared vision to improve the life chances of all our children through excellence, exploration, encouragement within a distinct ethos.  Established as a multi-academy trust by the Diocese of Lincoln in December 2013, we are a unique organisation that celebrates the individuality of every school whilst promoting an uncompromising belief in the power of collaboration to support all our c3000 pupils be the best they can be. 

The Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust has an exciting opportunity to appoint a School Effectiveness Advisor to work with its diverse range of academies across the Diocese of Lincoln.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and innovative individual to join our supportive central team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading school improvement and be committed to the development of outstanding schools. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to take initiatives and embrace new opportunities. They will also have the ability to work strategically and build strong, effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders in education. The role would suit someone with an enthusiasm for developing, with schools, a creative and multi-faceted school improvement strategy which will enable the school communities to flourish through ‘excellence, exploration and encouragement’ within the love of God – our Vision for Education. Although our Trust is predominantly made up of primary schools, experience in secondary education would also be desirable, although not essential.

The successful candidate will share our vision for our family of schools, working together for the good of all pupils underpinned by Christian values.

We are looking for someone who has: 

  • Significant school improvement experience across a range of contexts with evidence of sustained impact
  • The ability to inspire trust and confidence, successfully leading significant change in education
  • Experience of HMI / Ofsted inspections
  • The ability to work inclusively within a Christian organisation
  • The ability to stay up to date with current educational policy and research and disseminate this into practise

We can offer you:

  • A supportive and dynamic team
  • Opportunities for salary progression throughout the range and the opportunity to support a growing Trust.
  • The chance to support transformation for pupils and families across greater Lincolnshire

Access to the local government pension scheme is available along with various employee benefits which will be discussed at interview.

Should you wish to discuss this post or express an interest please contact Tamara Allen, Deputy CEO, on 07713 307410 or via email:

Completed applications should be sent to

Closing Date: 23:57 Tuesday 1 June 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 9 June 2021

To Start – September 2021 or January 2022

The Trust promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflects Christian Value. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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