When you join Minerva Learning Trust, you become a member of one of Sheffield’s largest communities of educational professionals who can support and assist with the running of the school.
Joining a multi-academy trust offers numerous benefits to schools. It fosters collaboration and knowledge sharing among schools, enabling the exchange of best practices and innovative ideas. This collaboration enhances teaching standards and promotes professional development for teachers.
Furthermore, MATs offer opportunities for effective leadership, enabling experienced educators to lead multiple schools and drive educational improvements across a wider network. Overall, joining a MAT empowers schools to deliver higher-quality education, foster innovation, and achieve better outcomes for students.
Business Support Offer
We look after business functions relieving individual schools of administrative burdens and allowing them to focus on providing an outstanding level of education to their students.
Our HR team collaborates with schools to address employment issues and provide professional support.
We develop digital systems to enhance teaching, learning, and curriculum support.
Our legal team offers timely expert advice on legal matters.
We assist with policy implementation, safety, project development, and procurement for school premises.
Our team supports schools in developing strategic plans to meet educational needs.
We provide governance support, training, and collaborative working opportunities.
Procurement and Projects
We ensure quality and value for money in major projects and procurement activities.
Our in-house marcomms team can assist with strategy and asset production to help build your growth potential and reputation.
School Improvement Offer
We provide tailored support for schools, guided by trust policies and principles, delivered by a collaborative team, and reinforced with regular peer visits. Active contribution from each school is integral to the Trust’s success. By collaborating with our School Improvement team, schools enhance and embed the quality services available.
Our intelligent assessment approach focuses on student progress and is presented accessibly.
We assist schools in improving attendance through a graduated approach with proactive support.
Behaviour and Engagement
Quality teaching and tailored curriculum design, underpinned by effective behavior management, foster excellent behavior and engagement.
We offer research based CPD opportunities for all colleagues, promoting commitment to improvement.
Our approach to Professional Development secures engagement and commitment to the improvement agenda.
Teaching and Learning
We ensure all children receive excellent teaching through clear planning and quality assurance activities.
We support Early Years provisions, including transition, curriculum, and family engagement, with collaborative expertise.
We help schools adapt their provisions to meet all children’s needs, offering expertise and guidance through our Inclusion team and Director of SEND.