What to expect from us
When you become part of the Extend Learning Academies Network (ELAN), your school gains an experienced central team with a proven track record who will work with you to improve education, child and staff wellbeing and reduce the bulk of administration and business functions required at school level, leaving you able to dedicate more time to what you do best. Educate children.
The school contribution provides services, advice and resources that would normally be met by the school budget or provided by the local authority and is now administered centrally.
We employ highly skilled, qualified and experienced specialists, who are dedicated to the trust’s values and ethos. This gives ELAN schools an outstanding and unparalleled level of service and value which allows schools to focus on providing an extraordinary education.
The following management and business services are provided from the schools contribution:
|Accounting and financial management||Policy support and writing|
|Budgeting and reporting||Statutory compliance (legal/finance/governance etc.)|
|Payments income and balances||Statutory reporting|
|HR- qualified HR advice, support and management||Contract negotiation, procurement and alignment|
|HR transactional, contract management, recruitment, training||Estate management, advice and support|
|HR- restructuring advice||Trust Capital Grant administration|
|GDPR / DBS Checks||Management of capital projects|
|Full payroll and pension services||Governance - ELAN Board and local governing body support and guidance|
|Operational software and accounting licences PSF/PSP||Grant intelligence and applications|
|Health and safety compliance, guidance and co-ordination||Restructuring advice|
In addition the central team will manage the process for incorporating any new schools or academies that wish to join us. Undertaking the processes for:
|Due diligence||Land transfers|
|TUPE||Incorporating into ELAN systems|