To promote excellence with all stakeholders through high expectations and aspirations for success
To equip every child with the skills and knowledge that they need to be successful
To fully understand the learning needs and barriers for every child and to carefully monitor and guide their progress in collaboration with parents and other agencies
To make learning exciting, inspiring and relevant
To recruit, train and retain high quality staff at all levels, including governance, in order to maintain a consistently high level of education for all children
Develop the Trust’s own ‘Terms & Conditions’ to address work-life balance, staff well-being and collaborative working across the Trust
To provide a sustainable, professional development programme to ensure quality first teaching by embedding a culture of coaching and mentoring at all levels across the Trust
To promote and develop levels of leadership to the highest possible standards and ensure succession planning meets the needs of the Trust
To embrace and develop strong partnerships for the benefit of all stakeholders, from both within and beyond the Trust to raise educational achievements through research and the development of new teaching methods that seek excellence in all that we do
Devolve greater responsibility to leaders and managers at all levels across the Trust, building in a robust system of accountability, to develop a more creative and proactive workforce
To improve the efficiency, communication and sharing of key documents at all levels of leadership, including Directors, to meet the needs of a growing Multi Academy Trust.
What makes us distinct?
We are a primary school sector only Trust for children in the 3 – 11 age group
We put the needs of the children at the heart of our decision making – children come first
The well-being of our children is our number one priority. Today’s children are growing up in a rapidly changing world, with a wealth of possibilities but many risks and anxieties too, particularly in relation to children’s mental health, self-esteem, relationships and their safety, both online and offline
A pro-active ‘can do’ culture that will seek out solutions to overcome barriers to learning with a sense of urgency
A staffing structure that focuses on the establishment of outstanding teams that ensures succession planning at all levels of leadership and across all areas of the curriculum
Our member schools follow an established nurturing ethos supported by trained staff to identify and support pupils with any emotional, social or behavioural needs
Our foundations have been grown first before expansion
A highly skilled and valued back office staff, supported by the latest technologies, which enable our teachers to focus on the core task of teaching and learning.
Improved outcomes for all pupils
Shared pupil events, providing children with wider opportunities
Sharing of systems, structures and policies that have a proven track record of success
Strong, supportive team approach with professionals in similar roles across academies sharing best practice, developing new approaches and promoting innovation
Excellent career development opportunities through various career pathways, supporting the recruitment and retention of staff
Sharing of teachers, expertise and best practice. The ability to place high performing staff in areas of greatest need
Access to high quality shared services
Innovative staffing arrangements
High quality CPD tailored to the future needs of staff
Economies of scale, procuring ‘value for money’ services for all member schools
An attractive work-life balance package for all staff.
HERA Primary Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales with company number 10571943. The registered office is at Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School, Trent Road, Chelmsford, Essex. CM1 2JH 01245 354134