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Director of School Improvement

Education Learning TrustGreater Manchester

The Education Learning Trust (ELT) is a growing MAT based in Greater Manchester. ELT is a primary/secondary trust, with over 3800 pupils and 500 staff.  We are proud of our ethos to Collaborate, Empower and Achieve .  Our trust is an inspiring and innovative place to work and learn. We have high aspirations for our learners, both pupils and adults alike, to enable them to achieve their goals, reach their potential and become empowered citizens of the future

Our vision at ELT is to provide:

• exciting, innovative and challenging learning communities

• school improvement strategies arising from evidenced based research and professional enquiry

• opportunities for professional development and leadership

• a celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of individual settings

• a recognition of the value to learning of partnership, both locally and nationally

This results in an exceptional learning journey for all.

As a result of our ongoing expansion and future plans for growth, we now seek a Director of School Improvement to act as principal educational adviser to all our schools. This includes responsibility for academic standards, to ensure that all academies remain at the cutting edge of innovation and change, achieving the best possible outcomes for all.

This is a permanent and full time position (although part-time would be considered for the right candidate).

For an informal (and confidential) initial conversation about the role please contact :

Sarah Gower-Jones, ELT Operational Lead at

Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted for the attention of  Sarah Gower-Jones, ELT Operational Lead, Education Learning Trust,  Hawthorn  Road, Gatley, Cheadle, Cheshire. SK8 4NB

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Closing date : Wednesday 19th May at noon

Provisional interview date : Thursday 27th May

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