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Shared Services

Our new family of schools have support from a shared services team lead by Chief Executive, Mike Cladingbowl. Whether it is finance, communications or human resources, our specialists work with schools to provide the best service possible. Our team is based in Congleton, Crewe and Knutsford but works across all schools.
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Mike Cladingbowl - Chief Executive

As Chief Executive, I work across the trust to help make sure we meet our ambitious goals. As well as setting forward-looking direction, and assisting The Learning Alliance's experienced and knowledgeable trustees, my role includes ensuring that schools are supported very well, including in relation to their leadership.
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David Twambley - Chief Operations Officer

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Nicola Phillips - Director of Finance

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Emma Hooley – Associate Headteacher

I am responsible for leading work across the Trust, on behalf of our schools, in a range of key areas. This is a new role from January 2021 and will look to build and develop the following agendas: - Developing a cohesive approach to curriculum leadership across the schools - Disseminating up to date research and pedagogy around Teaching and Learning - Working alongside leadership teams to develop a ‘Quality Assurance’ programme across the Trust -The co-ordination of training opportunities for all staff, in all schools, with the intention to have in place a career progression framework . - Working with school leaders and LGBs to promote equality and diversity
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Janet Robinson - Human Resources Director

The Trust's HR Team provides strategic HR management, HR advice and support to Trust leaders, Headteachers and school staff. We champion better work and working lives by creating roles, opportunities, and working environments that help get the best out of people. We provide a suite of HR policies, processes and systems to support the development and management of staff in the Trust.
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James Routs - Director of Marketing and Operations

My role is split into two key areas; firstly marketing, whereby we support schools with their marketing and communications, be it through open evenings, the website, parent communications, newletters or the use of social media. Secondly, in terms of operations we support the maintenance and development of the school sites, this may be from a health and safety perspective, negotiating contracts with new suppliers or identifying capital projects to maintain the upkeep and development of the schools.
Team Shot

Shared Services

Our new family of schools have support from a shared services team lead by Chief Executive, Mike Cladingbowl. Whether it is finance, communications or human resources, our specialists work with schools to provide the best service possible. Our team is based in Congleton, Crewe and Knutsford but works across all schools.
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Mike Cladingbowl - Chief Executive

As Chief Executive, I work across the trust to help make sure we meet our ambitious goals. As well as setting forward-looking direction, and assisting The Learning Alliance's experienced and knowledgeable trustees, my role includes ensuring that schools are supported very well, including in relation to their leadership.
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David Twambley - Chief Operations Officer

To follow
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Nicola Phillips - Director of Finance

To follow
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Emma Hooley – Associate Headteacher

I am responsible for leading work across the Trust, on behalf of our schools, in a range of key areas. This is a new role from January 2021 and will look to build and develop the following agendas: - Developing a cohesive approach to curriculum leadership across the schools - Disseminating up to date research and pedagogy around Teaching and Learning - Working alongside leadership teams to develop a ‘Quality Assurance’ programme across the Trust -The co-ordination of training opportunities for all staff, in all schools, with the intention to have in place a career progression framework . - Working with school leaders and LGBs to promote equality and diversity
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Janet Robinson - Human Resources Director

The Trust's HR Team provides strategic HR management, HR advice and support to Trust leaders, Headteachers and school staff. We champion better work and working lives by creating roles, opportunities, and working environments that help get the best out of people. We provide a suite of HR policies, processes and systems to support the development and management of staff in the Trust.
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James Routs - Director of Marketing and Operations

My role is split into two key areas; firstly marketing, whereby we support schools with their marketing and communications, be it through open evenings, the website, parent communications, newletters or the use of social media. Secondly, in terms of operations we support the maintenance and development of the school sites, this may be from a health and safety perspective, negotiating contracts with new suppliers or identifying capital projects to maintain the upkeep and development of the schools.

Shared Services

Our new family of schools have support from a shared services team lead by Chief Executive, Mike Cladingbowl. Whether it is finance, communications or human resources, our specialists work with schools to provide the best service possible.  Our team is based in Congleton, Crewe and Knutsford but works across all schools.

Shared Services

Our new family of schools have support from a shared services team lead by Chief Executive, Mike Cladingbowl. Whether it is finance, communications or human resources, our specialists work with schools to provide the best service possible.  Our team is based in Congleton, Crewe and Knutsford but works across all schools.

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Mike Cladingbowl

Chief Executive
As Chief Executive, I work across the trust to help make sure we meet our ambitious goals. As well as setting forward-looking direction, and assisting The Learning Alliance's experienced and knowledgeable trustees, my role includes ensuring that schools are supported very well, including in relation to their leadership.
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David Twambley

Chief Operations Officer
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Nicola Phillips

Director of Finance
To follow
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Emma Hooley

Emma Hooley – Associate Headteacher
I am responsible for leading work across the Trust, on behalf of our schools, in a range of key areas. This is a new role from January 2021 and will look to build and develop the following agendas: - Developing a cohesive approach to curriculum leadership across the schools - Disseminating up to date research and pedagogy around Teaching and Learning - Working alongside leadership teams to develop a ‘Quality Assurance’ programme across the Trust -The co-ordination of training opportunities for all staff, in all schools, with the intention to have in place a career progression framework . - Working with school leaders and LGBs to promote equality and diversity
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Janet Robinson

Human Resources Director
The Trust's HR Team provides strategic HR management, HR advice and support to Trust leaders, Headteachers and school staff. We champion better work and working lives by creating roles, opportunities, and working environments that help get the best out of people. We provide a suite of HR policies, processes and systems to support the development and management of staff in the Trust.
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James Routs

Director of Marketing and Operations
My role is split into two key areas; firstly marketing, whereby we support schools with their marketing and communications, be it through open evenings, the website, parent communications, newletters or the use of social media. Secondly, in terms of operations we support the maintenance and development of the school sites, this may be from a health and safety perspective, negotiating contracts with new suppliers or identifying capital projects to maintain the upkeep and development of the schools.

As Chief Executive, I work across the trust to help make sure we meet our ambitious goals. As well as setting forward-looking direction, and assisting The Learning Alliance's experienced and knowledgeable trustees, my role includes ensuring that schools are supported very well, including in relation to their leadership.

Mike Cladingbowl
Chief Executive Officer

To follow

David Twambley
Chief Operations Officer

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Nicola Phillips
Director of Finance

My role focusses on developing a cohesive approach to curriculum leadership across the schools and disseminating up to date research and pedagogy around teaching and learning. I also work alongside the leadership teams to develop a ‘Quality Assurance’ programme for the trust together with co-ordinating training opportunities for all staff with a career progression framework.

Emma Hooley
Associate Headteacher

The Trust's HR Team provides strategic HR management, HR advice and support to Trust leaders, Headteachers and school staff. We champion better work and working lives by creating roles, opportunities, and working environments that help get the best out of people. We provide a suite of HR policies, processes and systems to support the development and management of staff in the Trust.

Janet Robinson
Human Resources Director

My role is split into two key areas; firstly marketing, whereby we support schools with their marketing and communications, be it through open evenings, the website, parent communications, newletters or the use of social media. Secondly, in terms of operations we support the maintenance and development of the school sites, this may be from a health and safety perspective, negotiating contracts with new suppliers or identifying capital projects to maintain the upkeep and development of the schools.

James Routs
Director of Marketing and Operations

As Chief Executive, I work across the trust to help make sure we meet our ambitious goals. As well as setting forward-looking direction, and assisting The Learning Alliance's experienced and knowledgeable trustees, my role includes ensuring that schools are supported very well, including in relation to their leadership.

Mike Cladingbowl
Chief Executive Officer

To follow

David Twambley
Chief Operations Officer

To provide leadership for finance and governance across the trust, this includes supporting contractual arrangements and value for money. I also support senior leaders to drive the best outcomes for students through effective management of their school’s budget. In my governance role, I lead on governance arrangements and ensure compliance.

Nicola Phillips
Director of Finance and Governance

My role focusses on developing a cohesive approach to curriculum leadership across the schools and disseminating up to date research and pedagogy around teaching and learning. I also work alongside the leadership teams to develop a ‘Quality Assurance’ programme for the trust together with co-ordinating training opportunities for all staff with a career progression framework.

Emma Hooley
Associate Headteacher

The Trust's HR Team provides strategic HR management, HR advice and support to Trust leaders, Headteachers and school staff. We champion better work and working lives by creating roles, opportunities, and working environments that help get the best out of people. We provide a suite of HR policies, processes and systems to support the development and management of staff in the Trust.

Janet Robinson
Human Resources Director

My role is split into two key areas; firstly marketing, whereby we support schools with their marketing and communications, be it through open evenings, the website, parent communications, newletters or the use of social media. Secondly, in terms of operations we support the maintenance and development of the school sites, this may be from a health and safety perspective, negotiating contracts with new suppliers or identifying capital projects to maintain the upkeep and development of the schools.

James Routs
Director of Marketing and Operations

As Chief Executive, I work across the trust to help make sure we meet our ambitious goals. As well as setting forward-looking direction, and assisting The Learning Alliance's experienced and knowledgeable trustees, my role includes ensuring that schools are supported very well, including in relation to their leadership.

Mike Cladingbowl
Chief Executive Officer

To follow

David Twambley
Chief Operations Officer

To provide leadership for finance and governance across the trust, this includes supporting contractual arrangements and value for money. I also support senior leaders to drive the best outcomes for students through effective management of their school’s budget. In my governance role, I lead on governance arrangements and ensure compliance.

Nicola Phillips
Director of Finance and Governance

My role focusses on developing a cohesive approach to curriculum leadership across the schools and disseminating up to date research and pedagogy around teaching and learning. I also work alongside the leadership teams to develop a ‘Quality Assurance’ programme for the trust together with co-ordinating training opportunities for all staff with a career progression framework.

Emma Hooley
Associate Headteacher

The Trust's HR Team provides strategic HR management, HR advice and support to Trust leaders, Headteachers and school staff. We champion better work and working lives by creating roles, opportunities, and working environments that help get the best out of people. We provide a suite of HR policies, processes and systems to support the development and management of staff in the Trust.

Janet Robinson
Human Resources Director

My role is split into two key areas; firstly marketing, whereby we support schools with their marketing and communications, be it through open evenings, the website, parent communications, newletters or the use of social media. Secondly, in terms of operations we support the maintenance and development of the school sites, this may be from a health and safety perspective, negotiating contracts with new suppliers or identifying capital projects to maintain the upkeep and development of the schools.

James Routs
Director of Marketing and Operations