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Curriculum Advisor - Primary (Science and Foundation Subjects) - Full-time

Leigh Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F63-26-L
  • Posted:06/02/2024
  • Pay:£55k - £60k (more for an exceptional candidate), p
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:08/03/2024 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 20th March 2024


We are now recruiting for a new post of Curriculum Advisor - Primary (Science and Foundation Subjects). We are looking for a curriculum expert in primary with exceptional subject and curriculum knowledge. You will be a high-performing professional with a strong commitment to raising standards across the board for young people. This is a unique opportunity and one of the most exciting job opportunities for career progression and satisfaction in our Trust today. We look forward to appointing a dynamic individual with ideas, skills and dedication to make our primary curriculum even stronger.

The role itself offers superb career development and training opportunities for the successful candidate. Having proven yourself already as an excellent teacher and leader, you will be joining one of the UK’s largest and best-established multi-academy trusts with a brief across the whole organisation. Others will look to you for advice and expertise; the impact you can have in this post will be highly significant. Key responsibilities will focus on curriculum design, improving the quality of teaching and securing the best outcomes for pupils. We are extremely well-placed to assist you in achieving your ambitions based on excellent performance.

We wish to hear from you if you really want to change our education world and are:

  • an enthusiastic, energetic and ambitious leader with a track record of success;
  • a motivational and inspirational leader with high expectations of staff;
  • confident and able to communicate a clear vision;
  • approachable and keen to work with staff across the Trust to ensure wide success;
  • able to develop excellent relationships with all stakeholders.

What we can offer you:

  • a highly-competitive salary;
  • an exciting LAT career path with opportunities for further progression
  • access to a great range of employment benefits from day one. Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing.

Click here for the full Recruitment Pack.

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates will be keen to discuss the post before application, you can arrange a call by contacting Kayleigh Goldstone (PA to the Senior Curriculum Advisor for Primary) - kayleigh.goldstone@latrust.org.uk. Please ensure you offer Kayleigh a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate for both you and Rob Gallagher.  

Closing date: Friday 8th March 2024
Shortlisting date: Monday 11th March 2024
Interview date: Wednesday 20th March 2024

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Charlotte Herberts (LAT Talent Team) on charlotte.herberts@latrust.org.uk.

Information about the trust

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2023, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly Neve
  • Address:LAT Head Office,
    Carnation Road,
    ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.