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Our Offer

When joining TSAT you will be joining an established multi-academy trust (MAT).

Over the past 5 years we have focussed on providing an effective central management structure for key school services, such as finance, facilities, HR, catering, health & safety, data management and many more. 

Any school that joins us will have access to all of these services:

School Improvement
  • Director of Primary / Secondary Education - support and challenge.
  • Inclusion - support and challenge.
  • Learn Sheffield school improvement support.
  • Cross-trust working and support.
  • Deep dives.
  • H&S management plan, inclusive of risk assessments, accident investigation, policy implementation. 
  • H&S audits and action plan. 
  • Disaster management and recovery planning.
  • Remote and on-site support.
  • Full IT budget management and procurement. 
  • MIS system.
  • IT strategy.
  • Security systems.
  • Centrally managed IT helpdesk for managing issues and queries.
  • Cross-trust support and cover.
  • Full catering provision inclusive of staff management and procurement.
  • Menu development and food standards planning.
  • Full allergen management and special diets.
  • Taster menus provided for open evenings/parent evenings.
  • Support with FSM uptake.
  • Catering team management including sourcing supply.
  • External HR provision through outsourced advisor.
  • Internal HR and Compliance support for complex cases.
  • Payroll services.
  • Well-being strategy and staff surveys.
  • Day to day HR support and guidance.
  • Recruitment service.
  • Online training package.
  • Staff flu vaccinations.
  • Trust car and cycle to work scheme.
  • Finance support.
  • Month end support.
  • Internal and external audit support and guidance.
  • Budget management.
  • Weekly cost centre reporting.
  • Month end management accounts.
  • Finance and budgeting systems.
  • Internal communications for leaders and staff.
  • Stakeholder engagement support.
  • Crisis communication management.
  • Press relationship management.
  • Central relationship management with unions.
  • Promotional campaign support.
  • Website support.
  • Strategic leadership.
  • Scheme of delegation and agenda planning for the local governing board.
  • Clerking.
  • Training.
  • Membership of Chairs Advisory Council. 
  • NGA and Key for School Governors membership.
  • Trust policies.
  • Legal support.
  • Insurance.
Data Protection 
  • Support from outsourced Data Protection Officer.
  • Full support and management of subject access requests, data breaches, freedom of information requests.
  • All data protection policies completed on behalf of the school.
  • Trust safeguarding lead.
  • Supervision meetings for school safeguarding lead.
  • Safeguarding support with GDPR and subject access /freedom of information requests.
  • Trust safeguarding policies and guidance.
  • Trust wide inclusion lead and director to support.
  • Cross-trust inclusion team meetings.
  • Termly 1:1 inclusion lead meetings to discuss high profile cases and support.
  • Support for local authority meetings regarding inclusion.
  • Full strategic management of facilities inclusive of project and budget management.
  • Asset management planning and costing.
  • Statutory compliance auditing and checking.
  • Building supervisor performance management.
  • Building supervisor cover management. 
  • Shared materials and resources.
  • Central procurement of services.
  • Contract management.

This is not an exhaustive list. The service provision at TSAT is always evolving to support all the schools. We believe that working together is better.