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Thank you for your interest in Carlton Academy Trust.

If you share our commitment to provide ‘Excellence for All’ and are passionate about providing the highest standards, we encourage you to get in touch!

Browse our current job vacancies here and explore the exciting career opportunities available to you at Carlton.

Why join Carlton Academy Trust?

We are an award-winning multi-academy trust with passion, purpose and people at our core. We manage nine schools (3 secondary, 3 primary and 3 special schools) in and around Bradford and Leeds, supporting over 3,700 students and employing over 780 members of staff.

Driven by a shared vision to provide Excellence for All, we operate an open and supportive culture, where our people are encouraged to be leaders, taking innovative approaches where necessary to ensure provision is the absolute best it can be.

We strive to preserve a proper work-life balance, so that staff have the time to achieve the high standards we aspire to within contracted hours and don’t need to routinely take work home. Some examples of how we do this include:

  • Using more productive and efficient work systems
  • Reduction in paperwork and bureaucracy
  • Commitment to holding just one after school meeting or event each week
  • Shorter, compact school days which enable earlier finish times
  • Early Friday finishes at some schools

What type of people do we look for?

Although experience is important, the Trust primarily looks to identify character and potential and those people who, with the necessary support and direction, will attain the very highest standards. These priorities are encoded in the Trust Leadership Philosophies, which are an expectation of all leaders at CAT.

Employee Benefits

We know that to achieve our mission, it’s out people who will make the big difference and so employee welfare is extremely important to us here at CAT.

In order to attract the strongest talent, we offer a competitive benefits package through our Carlton Cares platform that includes:

  • Membership to a government pension scheme
  • Access to a health care plan
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes (Cycle to Work scheme and Technology scheme)
  • Discounts and offers at major high street/online retailers.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

You can find out more about our benefits package for staff, here: Employee Benefits – Carlton Academy Trust 

If you are interested in joining us at Carlton, we would love to hear from you and help you take the next step in your career!

To find out more information, or speak to someone about any of our current vacancies, please email;

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