Academy Oversight Committee

The IET Board have delegated powers to the AOCs specifically around the Ofsted judgements of Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development.

Key roles and responsibilities of the AOC include:

  • Upholding the Trust vision and values
  • Implementation of actions required to comply with statutory regulations and documentation
  • Implementation and monitoring of local  policies.  
  • Supporting and challenging the leadership of the academy on quality of care and quality of provision.  
  • Provide internal assurance and, to develop the local community and employer links.
  • Undertake the role of ‘critical friend’ to:
  1. offer support, constructive advice, a sounding board for ideas, a second opinion on proposals and help where needed;
  2. challenge, ask questions, request information, improve proposals and seek to arrive at the best solution;
  3. give an honest opinion and well-tempered advice, even if it might not be what is expected;
  4. act as an advocate promoting the interests of the academies, and students to the community.
  5. monitor the implementation and impact of the decisions it has