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Trust Business Support Officer

Closing Date: 12 noon – Monday 2nd March


Salary: Grade 3, point 4    £18,426 Pro rata                                                                                

Contract type: 25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 days)

9:30 – 15:00 with 30 minute lunch break           

Contract term: Permanent

Place of work: Trust HQ, Prince of Wales Drive, Ipswich, IP2 8PY


Orwell Multi Academy Trust is looking for a Trust Business Support Officer to support the Trust Shared Services Team in providing an efficient and customer focussed finance and business service to the schools within our Trust.


We are a small and very supportive team who are looking for someone with an administrative background who enjoys undertaking a variety of administrative tasks and adapting to the different demands of each day


Orwell Multi Academy Trust is founded on a belief that collaboration unlocks the potential to create excellent school communities where learning is unstoppable and aspirations have no limits.


Our aim, quite simply, is to improve outcomes and educational experiences for children in Ipswich and the surrounding areas.


Our children and families come from a diverse range of cultures, socio-economic backgrounds and countries, and we are working together to build locally based, sustainable solutions for improved impact and outcomes.


Our commitment to you…..

  • A well-resourced Trust that encourages continuing professional development.
  • Trust in your capabilities and support for you to realise your innovative ideas.
  • A Trust where you will be enabled to make your mark and you will really know you are making a difference in the lives of children.


Applying for the post:

To apply for this post, please complete the Expression of Interest form and return it to the Trust in the post or via email to


Expression of Interest Forms need to be received by noon on Monday 2nd March.

Interviews are planned to take place Friday 6th March


For an information chat or visit to the Trust please contact Jenny Hunwicke, Chief Finance Officer, on 01473 684922  (option 1) or


Trust Wide Opportunities


We are looking for additional teachers (EYFS, KS1 and KS2) to join some of our successful, supportive schools. There are a number of roles available, including class teaching, providing additional support / interventions, regular supply cover.


Full time or Part Time, fixed term or permanent


Flexible start dates


We are looking for teachers who:


  • Have an unfailing belief that a good education opens doors and allows children to achieve whatever they want in life
  • Value inclusion and are prepared to meet the needs of ALL children
  • Enjoy being part of a team and are prepared to work towards shared goals and outcomes
  • Are confident about being held to account for the impact of their role
  • Value and recognise the importance of working with parents and the wider community, and know how to make this happen effectively


We can offer you the opportunity to work in schools focused on improving outcomes through creative approaches and to be part of a growing Trust which is committed to staff development and offers exciting career opportunities.


For an informal chat about the roles with the CEO please contact Emily Beckley, to arrange a time: 01473 684922


Applications will only be accepted on the Trust Application form, which must be completed in full.

Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews arranged to suit.


Please return completed applications to

This Trust 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. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts