Key benefits of working with us

As an employee of Leigh Academies Trust, here is a taster of the great benefits you can receive from day one;

Professional development opportunities 

  • Regular training and access to a range of internal and external programmes tailored to your learning needs throughout your career
  • Educational sponsorship (application required)
  • Opportunities for career progression as we are willing and able to support moves from one academy to another


  • A competitive salary for both teaching and non-teaching staff whereby pay progression is possible on an annual basis, following successful performance 
  • Access to a highly attractive pension plan 
  • Neyber platform – support provided to build your financial confidence and support when needed with Neyber loans
  • Access to a range of benefits and discounts that are sourced specifically for our staff


  • Full-time associate staff receive 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays which increases to reflect your length of service
  • The chance to work with a company who received a ‘Gold’ Workplace Wellbeing Award for the last two years 
  • Wellbeing champions and access to Mental Health First Aiders. 
  • 24/7 access to a free Employee Assistance Programme to provide confidential advice and guidance
  • Student Wellbeing support from our Educational Psychologist team
  • Personal resilience and Wellbeing courses 
  • Access to our Wellbeing platform with a range of ever evolving benefits. 
  • Wellbeing campaigns  


  • Great school buildings with many state-of-the-art facilities across our academies, providing positive working environments
  • Free/discounted gym access
  • Free car parking at every site 
  • On-site catering with great food, all reasonably priced for staff (with the option to buy evening meals so you don’t have to cook!)
  • Social networking opportunities across the trust to create new relationships both inside and outside of the work setting  

We strive to offer a competitive package and always have new benefits in the pipeline which are available to all staff across the Trust… so watch this space!