Our Family – Marches Academy Trust

The Alliance of Leading Learning is a Teaching School Alliance that sits under the Marches Academy Trust.   The Marches Academy Trust is a growing Multi Academy Trust based in Shropshire.   The Alliance of Leading Learning support this high achieving trust through its imaginative and creative approach to teaching and learning and we are supporting the intent to securing continued, sustained improvement for all its schools,

‘Achievement through caring’ is our core belief at The Marches Academy Trust and it is central to all that we do. Our schools are forward-thinking, innovative and strive to ensure that young people make the very most of their learning adventure and are equipped with the skills required to prosper in the 21st century.   For more information on the Trust go to the Trust Website.

The Trusts ethos
We believe: Successful, creative, lifelong learners participate in a journey of self-discovery. They know how to learn, acquire skills and feel safe to take risks with confidence and courage.

How we support the Marches Academy Trust?
Talent spotting our future leaders.  Our Talent Pathway supports the professional development of staff within the Trust. We identify leadership talent and needs for future succession planning, ensuring relevant and practical leadership development opportunities for staff.   Our talent pathway programme provides a framework for the discussion of your leadership journey and the professional learning you can access along the way.

Talent Contract
The Talent Contract is a promise, a covenant between you and us that the Trust will do its very best to support and develop you professionally. It describes a variety of professional development opportunities and encourages you to identify and pursue your own training needs.

Leadership Programmes
As a member of staff you will have access to nationally recognised National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) delivered by The Alliance of Leading Learning.   The Trust actively encourages our staff to complete an NPQ.

SLEs
The Trust support its team colleagues who want to enhance their experiences outside school by becoming a Specialist Leader in Education (SLE). Providing you with the merit of being recognised as a national expert in your field.

Other benefits
A high-quality range of confidential medical and wellbeing benefits accessed completely free of charge.  Salary sacrifice benefit schemes (salary sacrifice enables staff to give up some of the cash value of their pay to receive other benefits which saves on tax and national insurance). The Trust currently runs salary sacrifice schemes for childcare vouchers, bikes, mobile phones, computers and car lease schemes. Discounted rates at local gyms and health clubs are also available