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Our current job opportunities are listed below. We regularly update this page so please keep checking back to see what we might have on offer. 

When applying for a vacancy you will be directed to the Vacancy Filler online application form.

Once you start your application on Vacancy Filler you will receive an email acknowledgement and a link to finalise and submit your application. Please note that your application will not be included in the shortlist until you have submitted via the link provided. After you have submitted your application, you will automatically receive an email acknowledgement from the Trust. 

Approximately 30 minutes later you will receive a second email with a further 'Applicant Gateway' link which should only be used should you wish to delete / withdraw your application.

If in doubt please contact the Recruitment Team by emailing recruitment@inspirationtrust.org

We look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions related to the application process please email recruitment@inspirationtrust.org.

Kickstart Site Assistant - Hethersett Academy, Hethersett

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Fixed term contract (6 months)

25 hours per week

Starting: As soon as possible

Inspiration Trust are proud to be working in partnership with the Department for Works and Pensions to support the Kickstart Scheme.

We have a number of vacancies across a range of our Academies, all of which offer an exciting opportunity to increase skills and develop knowledge in order to prepare you for your next role. 

What makes a candidate eligible for this role?

  • Must be aged 16-24
  • Must be in receipt of Universal Credit
  • Must be referred via your Work Coach.

If you would like to apply, please click on the button on this page.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Thursday 20th May 2021

Interview date: w/c 24th May 2021

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Job description

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Kickstart IT Technician - Hethersett Academy, Hethersett

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Fixed term contract (6 months)

25 hours per week

Starting: March 2021

Inspiration Trust are proud to be working in partnership with the Department for Works and Pensions to support the Kickstart Scheme.

We have a number of vacancies across a range of our Academies, all of which offer an exciting opportunity to increase skills and develop knowledge in order to prepare you for your next role. 

What makes a candidate eligible for this role?

  • Must be aged 16-24
  • Must be in receipt of Universal Credit
  • Must be referred via your Work Coach.

If you would like to apply, please click on the button on this page.

Closing date for applications: 20th May 2021

Interview date: w/c 24th May 2021

Apply now?Job description

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

HR Advisor - Inspiration Trust Central Services, Norwich

HR Advisor 

Salary: Scale I - £30,451 to £32,234 per annum

Full-time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

12 month fixed term contract (maternity cover)       

Based at the Hewett Academy with occasional travel 

The Inspiration Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, committed to delivering the very best educational experience for the young people of Norfolk and Suffolk, across our 14 schools. We are ambitious for our schools and communities and want to create Britain’s highest performing federation of 3-19 schools and transform education in the East. 

We are looking for an exceptional HR Advisor to join our Central Services Team to provide day to day HR support across Inspiration Trust Academies as part of the HR function. Our HR Advisors develop, advise on and implement policies relating to the effective use of personnel within an organisation.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Previous experience as an HR Advisor
  • Fully CIPD qualified to Level 5 (or working towards full qualification with relevant experience)
  • Experience of supporting managers across a variety of departments at different levels in all aspects of HR
  • Experience of casework including capability, disciplinary and grievance
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload and at time conflicting priorities as well as tracking progress on a wide range of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be that written or oral
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Passion for HR

We are committed to offering excellent professional opportunities for our staff, through careful support and personalised CPD. We offer a structured and specific induction programme. 

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 12 pm on 17th May 2021

Interview date: 26th May 2021

Apply now

Job Description

Application Pack

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Science Technician - Hethersett Academy, Hethersett

Hethersett Academy

Science Technician

Salary: Scale D £16,888 - £17,226 (£19,312 - £19,698 FTE)

Permanent, Full Time - 37 hours per week

Term time plus two weeks

Starting as soon as possible

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, organised, and reliable individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work as a science technician at Hethersett Academy. If you are enthusiastic about science and enjoy inspiring others, this is a wonderful opportunity to use your training/experience and develop your skills within a friendly team.   

As well as providing general laboratory support to the science department, you will assist in practical science lessons and must therefore be able to relate well to both staff and pupils. You will be well-organised and a team player with the ability to work independently, taking responsibility for managing routine safety and maintenance checks. The role involves working with a wide range of equipment, materials and resources so a good knowledge of health and safety and CLEAPSS is essential.

Relevant experience within a secondary school setting is desirable although appropriate training will be provided. If you think that you have the skills and attributes for this exciting role we would be pleased to hear from you. 

Hethersett Academy is one of East Anglia’s best performing schools, judged as Outstanding by OFSTED in all areas. We are a growing village school with a strong history in the local community, with our convenient location just off the A11 also making us a popular choice for families in Wymondham and south Norwich.

We are committed to offering excellent professional opportunities and learning opportunities for our staff, through careful support and personalised CPD. We offer a structured and specific induction programme.

To apply for this opportunity, please click the button on this page to complete the online form.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 21st May 2021

Interview date: w/c 24th May 2021

Apply now

Job Description

Application Pack

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Teacher of Psychology - Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, Norwich

Teacher of Psychology

Salary: MPS/UPS

Part-time, 0.6 full time equivalent (3 days per week)

Permanent 

Starting September 2021

NQTs welcome to apply

Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form is a highly successful maths and science specialist sixth form for students aged 16 – 19, that lies in the heart of Norwich. The school has been judged by OFSTED as outstanding in all areas. Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form is a community school with a great staff body. Staff satisfaction and retention is exceptionally high. 

Our aim is to provide an exceptional, high quality education that ensures the best outcomes for our young people. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding psychology teacher to join our team. The psychology department is very successful and we are looking for a candidate with great subject knowledge who is highly reflective of their practice.  

You must be confident in delivering A level psychology and creating a positive environment whilst also contributing to the wider school community. If you are an excellent classroom practitioner, who is flexible, highly committed and passionate about delivering the best possible learning experiences, then we want to hear from you. 

We offer opportunities to take leadership of a whole school project alongside your teaching role, support with the NPQSM or other agreed leadership training, and associate membership of the middle leadership team as a professional development opportunity, where appropriate.

We regularly review our practices to ensure that teachers can concentrate on teaching and students learning. This includes a rigorous behaviour policy where every member of the school community takes responsibility for their actions.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, ranked second in the country’s top sixth form schools group for KS5 progress, and strongly believe in the importance of giving the widest educational opportunities to all young people, regardless of their background. We have strong teaching networks across the Trust, with opportunities to work with a diverse range of schools and partners. 

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged; please contact Kerry DeRazza, PA to the principal, on 01603 280940 email kerryderazza@inspirationtrust.org

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on 20th May 2021

Interviews will take place on 25th May 2021

Apply now

Job Description?Teachers Application Pack

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Teacher of Design & Technology - Jane Austen College, Norwich

Teacher of Design Technology

Salary: MPS/UPS

Full Time, Permanent

Starting September 2021

NQTs welcome to apply

We are seeking to appoint either a Teacher of Design Technology or Teacher of Computer Science at Jane Austen College. If you are an excellent teacher, who is passionate about Product Design/Computer Science and excited about continuing to develop your practice, then we want to hear from you.

We believe in creating an exceptional environment for teachers, as it is our teachers who transform our students’ lives. We deliver an aspirational, academic curriculum and place a high value on teacher expertise and subject knowledge. We believe that all students have the right to access a rich, academic curriculum, regardless of background or disadvantage. We are looking for a teacher who shares that belief and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for their students.

The role will involve teaching Design Technology to Key Stages 3-4 and contributing to Computer Science in key stage 3.

Jane Austen College is an 11-19 secondary school in the heart of Norwich. In our first set of GCSE results 75% of students achieved a Grade 4+ in English and Maths, and our A-level results have been the top of all state sixth forms in Norwich for the third year in a row. We are an English specialist school, with an additional specialism in humanities.

As part of the Inspiration Trust, we offer high-quality, personalised professional development, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. At Jane Austen College, you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise as a teacher and also develop your career, in a supportive and stimulating environment.

Discussions about the role are warmly encouraged and can be arranged by emailing the Executive Principal Antony Little on antonylittle@inspirationtrust.org

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Please note that we are currently advertising for both a Teacher of Computer Science and Teacher of Design Technology, however only one appointment will be made across the two advertisements.

Job description

Apply now

Application pack 

Closing date for applications: Midday on Friday 21st May.

Interviews will take place w/c 24th May 2021

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Teacher of Drama - Jane Austen College, Norwich

Teacher of Drama

Salary: MPS/UPS

Full Time, Permanent

Starting September 2021

NQTs welcome to apply 

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Drama at Jane Austen College. If you are an excellent teacher, who is passionate about Drama and excited about continuing to develop your practice, then we want to hear from you. 

We believe in creating an exceptional environment for teachers, as it is our teachers who transform our students’ lives. We deliver an aspirational, academic curriculum and place a high value on teacher expertise and subject knowledge. We believe that all students have the right to access a rich, academic curriculum, regardless of background or disadvantage. We are looking for a teacher who shares that belief and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for their students.

Jane Austen College is an 11-19 secondary school in the heart of Norwich. In our first set of GCSE results 75% of students achieved a Grade 4+ in English and Maths, and our A-level results have been the top of all state sixth forms in Norwich for the third year in a row. We are an English specialist school, with an additional specialism in humanities. 

As part of the Inspiration Trust, we offer high-quality, personalised professional development, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. At Jane Austen College, you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise as a teacher and also develop your career, in a supportive and stimulating environment. 

If you would like to discuss any elements of the role, please contact: recruitment@inspirationtrust.org

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on 21st May 2021

Interviews will take place w/c 24th May 2021

Apply now

Job Description

Teachers Application Pack

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Assistant Principal - Safeguarding and Attendance - Wayland Academy, Watton

Wayland Academy

Assistant Principal - Safeguarding and Attendance 

Salary: Leadership Scale 11-16  

Full time

Permanent

Starting September 2021

Wayland Academy is looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring, and ambitious teacher who shares our belief that all pupils have the right to succeed and have access to the very best education. 

The successful candidate will be passionate about our vision of creating a truly outstanding school that is characterised by intellectual rigour in every classroom; moral development of all students; and enrichment that broadens the school experience.

We are looking for someone who enjoys visible leadership, who can quickly and effectively build strong relationships with students, families and staff alike.

The successful candidate must be capable of identifying needs, setting strategy and implementing it effectively. You should come with an existing track record of improving student outcomes and a proven understanding of school improvement strategies. You will be committed to changing lives and outcomes for all young people. 

As part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked the top comprehensive schools group for pupil progress to GCSE, we offer high-quality, personalised professional development in addition to excellent career development opportunities and the chance to be part of a growing and dynamic family of schools that is at the forefront of improving education. We are introducing a knowledge-rich curriculum across our schools, with a nationally recognised team of subject specialist leaders acting as catalyst. Together with our school curriculum leaders they are shaping a move from late-stage intervention to a confident, broad curricula from nursery up. Our professional finance, human resources, estates, and operations teams coordinate work for all our academies, allowing school staff and resources to be focused on the front line.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible

Visits to the school are encouraged - please email Julieamys@waylandacademy.org  to make an appointment.

To apply for this role please click on the link below

Closing date for applications: Thursday 20th May 2021 at 12:00 midday

Interview date: Tuesday 25th May 2021

Apply now

Job Description

Teachers Application Pack

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Teacher of Design Technology - Jane Austen College, Norwich

Teacher of Design Technology

Salary: MPS/UPS

Full Time, Permanent

Starting September 2021

NQTs welcome to apply

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Technology at Jane Austen College. If you are an excellent teacher, who is passionate about this subject and excited about continuing to develop your practice, then we want to hear from you. 

This is an exciting role for a teacher of Design Technology as it will involve introducing our students to GCSE Design Technology for the first time, alongside a deep and rich key stage 3 DT curriculum.  The ability to teach Computer Science is desirable.

We believe in creating an exceptional environment for teachers, as it is our teachers who transform our students’ lives. We deliver an aspirational, academic curriculum and place a high value on teacher expertise and subject knowledge. We believe that all students have the right to access a rich, academic curriculum, regardless of background or disadvantage. We are looking for a teacher who shares that belief and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for their students.

Jane Austen College is an 11-19 secondary school in the heart of Norwich. In our first set of GCSE results 75% of students achieved a Grade 4+ in English and Maths, and our A-level results have been the top of all state sixth forms in Norwich for the third year in a row. We are an English specialist school, with an additional post-16 specialism in humanities and the arts. 

As part of the Inspiration Trust, we offer high-quality, personalised professional development, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. At Jane Austen College, you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise as a teacher and also develop your career, in a supportive and stimulating environment. 

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 12 pm on 26th May 2021

Interviews will take place: TBC

Apply now

Job Description

Teachers Application Pack

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Head of Estates (Health & Safety) - Inspiration Trust Central Services, Norwich

Head of Estates (Health & Safety) 

Hewett Campus with regular travel across the Trust 

L4 (£45,434) - L8 (£50,151)

Permanent, full time

Starting: July 2021

About us

The Inspiration Trust is at an exciting point in its development. Twice ranked the country’s top state secondary schools group, we are committed to also reaching the highest standards in our primaries. We have invested significantly in long term curriculum and teacher development to ensure our pupils have the very best educational provision. We believe that all pupils have the right to succeed and have access to the very best education regardless of background or context. 

The role

We are looking for an experienced leader to provide strategic planning and operational delivery across the Trust to include delivering estates initiatives, capital projects, contract negotiations and facilities management. The post holder will be passionate about fostering productive relationships with a wide range of internal and external bodies. 

You will have the confidence to create and implement health and safety policies in accordance with the latest legislation, and be the designated person in discharging H&S responsibilities for the Trust. 

Requirements

  • Experience of working in a Property/Estates environment 
  • Experience of H&S and H&S legislation 
  • Knowledge and working experience of Risk Registers
  • Relevant procurement experience and the rules that apply
  • Experience of writing Capital Funding Bids
  • Significant experience of working with professional consultants and advisers
  • Managing complex Capital Projects 

Salary and benefits 

The salary for this role is L4 (£45,434) - L8 (£50,151) per annum.

Benefits include:

  • Extensive CPD opportunities 
  • A network of executive leaders and principals with a wealth of expertise
  • Access to employee benefits hub including cycle to work, and discounts at a range of retailers 

Next steps

Apply now by clicking on the button on this page
 

Closing date for applications is: 12pm on 25th May 2021

Interview date: Week commencing 31st May 2021

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Job Description

Application Pack

If you’d like an informal conversation prior to applying please contact Liz Howard, HR Director (lizhoward@inspirationtrust.org). 

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.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references, health checks and enhanced DBS checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

 

Teacher of Mathematics - Gt Yarmouth Charter Academy, Gt Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

Teacher of Mathematics

Salary: MPS/UPS 

Part-Time - 3 days per week

Permanent 

Starting September 2021

Since becoming part of the Inspiration Trust Great Yarmouth Charter Academy has made significant progress. As a school we strive, every day, to provide an outstanding education for the children of Great Yarmouth and the surrounding area. We are looking for teachers that can help us continue our journey.

We are looking for an engaging and flexible teacher of mathematics to help our pupils achieve even more. 

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy is built on a foundation of mutual respect, strong pupil-teacher relationships and high expectations for all. At Charter, we believe in teaching from the front and making every second count. Proudly didactic in our teaching, we value subject expertise and strong classroom presence. Great Yarmouth Charter Academy prides itself on the excellent behaviour of its pupils and a school culture which exudes both warmth and positivity. 

We believe in work/life balance for all staff. This is reflected in our approach to assessment and feedback. The successful applicant will be a consummate classroom practitioner with a genuine willingness to learn, adapt and develop. 

We strongly advise you to come and visit Charter and see the school in action on a typical day - please email Julie Collins, PA to the Principal, at  juliecollins@inspirationtrust.org to make an appointment.

As part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked the top comprehensive schools group for pupil progress to GCSE, we offer high-quality, personalised professional development in addition to excellent career development opportunities. You will have the opportunities to help your career flourish, in a supportive and stimulating environment.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form. 

Closing date for applications: 10:00 am on Friday 21st May 2021

Interview date:  Wednesday 26th May 2021

Apply now

Job Description

Why work for us?

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Assistant Caretaker - Gt Yarmouth Primary Academy, Gt Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Primary Academy

Assistant Caretaker

Salary:  Scale B £12,262 pro rata pa (£18,198 full time equivalent)

Permanent

Part time (25 hours per week) 52 weeks per year

Starting as soon as possible

Great Yarmouth Primary Academy is looking for an Assistant Caretaker to join our site team, helping to keep the school clean, safe, and secure at all times. 

You will help maintain the school buildings and grounds, working during and outside of normal school opening times. You’ll be a team player who wants to make a positive difference to the academy and its facilities.

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th May 2021 at 12 noon

Interview date: Friday 28th May 2021

Apply now

Job Description

Why work for us?

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.