Working with Us

Working with Us

The vision for The Williamson Trust is summed up in our strapline aspire, achieve, excel – all our members of our family of schools set their sights high, achieve to the best of their ability and excel in all they do.  Through a relentless focus on the quality of teaching, pupil progress and leadership, all children in Trust schools are enabled to enjoy their learning, to develop 21st century skills for life and work and to achieve beyond their expectations.

We passionately believe there is no ceiling to what children and teachers can achieve and that by working together across the family of schools to build capacity and share expertise; we ensure that all children can achieve outstanding outcomes relative to their starting points.

What do we offer?

The Williamson Trust offers its staff a unique opportunity to experience other context and phases and to network with colleagues in other Trust schools.  As a member of staff, you are automatically considered an integral part of the Trust family of schools.

We will support you to be the best you can possibly be.  Great schools are built by committed staff who believe there is no ceiling to pupil’s achievement.  We will support you to become the best you can be. 

  • We recognise staff within our schools work hard and we aim to recognise this wherever possible.
  • For staff on teaching contracts we have the ability to reward high performance through enhanced payments.  Our benefits page will provide you with more information on how we reward our staff.
  • For all staff we take professional development seriously and have created career matrices to help you map out your career aspirations.
  • Additionally we provide array of development programmes for our staff including our NQT, middle leader and senior leader programmes supplying you with the training and support you need to progress throughout your career. 
  • You will have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with some of the very best colleagues and leaders across our Trust and in the wider community through the MTSA.

We want to help our teaching staff to concentrate on doing what they do best – teach.

  • We prioritise behaviour management so that you can concentrate on teaching and the pupils can focus on learning.
  • We support and encourage teachers to develop their own creative approaches to teaching and learning. 
  • You will be supported every step of the way, with unparalleled line management and peer-to-peer support.

How to apply

A career in education whether in a teaching or non-teaching role is rewarding, varied and challenging.  When applying for a role within our Trust you may find the attached guide a useful prompt to identify the perfect academy/role for you.  The guide will also provide you with assistance on how to apply for one of the roles advertised by our academies.

If you cannot see a specific vacancy on one of our school sites then please contact the HR Department as we welcome expressions of interest from people that share our ethos and culture.  We also welcome informal visits to our schools to help you make your decision as to whether or not our vision and values match your beliefs and you could fulfil your career ambitions with us.  If you wish to discuss any aspect of the vacancies advertised or arrange a visit to the Academy please contact Mrs Hoad, HR Assistant 01634 251443.  Email

The Trust is committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people.  The offer of appointment will be subject to enhanced level DBS clearance, receipt of two acceptable references and satisfactory completion of other vetting procedures.  Applicants who have been resident outside of the UK within the last five years, if offered a position, in addition to a DBS, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.  Additional employment and referencing will also be undertaken.

Application Form - Teaching, Mainscale

Application Form - Teaching, TLR-UPR

Application Form - Teaching, Leadership 

Application Form - Non Teaching, Williamson Trust

Declaration Form 

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form