Challenge and Support Partner

Leadership Range L1–L15 (negotiable depending on experience and expertise).
Full time to start September 2019.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 1 April 2019

Are you passionate about school improvement?
Are you a dynamic leader looking for your next challenge?
Do you have the leadership capacity to motivate and empower others
to improve their skills and practice?
If your answer to these questions is YES,
then the Great Learners Trust would be delighted to hear from you…

We are seeking an ambitious and energetic professional with experience of leading teams, monitoring teaching and learning, and with experience of successfully leading school improvement and raising standards. The successful candidate will have a proven track-record of excellent classroom practice and will understand the importance of cultivating a strong learning culture for all stakeholders. 

If you are a dynamic and inspirational leader with the capacity to grow and develop in the role, if you have initiative, constructive enthusiasm, a thorough knowledge of primary education and the ambition to play a major role in the leadership and management of our Trust schools then we would be delighted to hear from you. In joining the Great Learners Trust you will benefit from being a part of a dynamic and forward-thinking Multi-Academy Trust. We pride ourselves on offering high quality CPD opportunities and can offer the support structures to enable rapid career development opportunities for our staff. 

Visits are warmly welcomed to discuss the role. To arrange an appointment, or request an application pack, please contact Sarah Mitchell, Strategic Lead for School Improvement, by email: A job description and person specification can be downloaded below.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 1st April 2019.
Interviews: Friday 5th April 2019.
Start date: 1st September 2019.

Our motto is “Believe and Achieve”, which reflects the determination of the Trust to expect great things for all our children, whatever their prior attainment.

The Great Learners Trust believes that every child can be a great learner - it is our job to make that happen.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.

Please download a job description and person specification below:

GLT Support and Challenge Partner Person Specification

GLT Support and Challenge Partner Job Description


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