At Warrington Primary Academy Trust, we are passionate about recruiting talented people and developing them to fulfil their career ambitions. 

Our recruitment strategy includes an emphasis on relationships, the working environment and mental health and well-being. All of which are key pillars on which the success of WPAT is built.

WPAT has a clear and exciting pathway for career progression for our staff, and believe that ethical and professional behaviour and leadership is vital within all our academies.

Our recruits are supported every step of the way by development partners, to ensure that they progress and in turn, provide our children with the first class education our communities expect.

We invest time and resources necessary for staff to thrive in a culture that understands that our people are at the heart of all that we do.

We support flexible working and strive to eradicate unnecessary workload. WPAT have established innovative processes to provide opportunities for secondment within the multi-academy trust.

We want all our staff to feel appreciated, therefore we have built a range of generous employee benefits and rewards for staff. Examples of such include:

  • Access to the Teacher Pension Scheme and Local Government schemes
  • Access to our employee well-being/welfare support packages
  • Good occupational sickness and maternity schemes
  • High performing academies with effective, supportive leadership
  • Access to bespoke, innovative CPD offers
  • A supportive induction programme
  • Opportunities for development within and across our academies
  • Access to the resources available within our Generate Teaching Hub
  • A multi-academy trust which prioritises the well-being of its staff

Warrington Primary Academy Trust are committed to promoting the safeguarding of our pupils and have adopted robust recruitment procedures that deter and prevent people who are unsuitable to work with children from applying for, or securing employment/volunteering opportunities within our academies.

We strive to create work environments free of bullying, harassment, victimisation and unlawful discrimination. By valuing dignity and respect, we can assure that contributions of all staff are recognised.

We ensure that all staff are aware of their rights and responsibilities, in accordance with current equality and diversity legislation. We understand our duty to monitor the make up of our workforce to encourage equality, diversity and inclusion where possible - i.e. age, sex, ethnic background, sexual orientation, religion or belief and disability.