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We offer the following benefits, designed to promote your wellbeing and make your time at The Arbib Education Trust enjoyable and rewarding. 

Core benefitsBenefits

  • Holiday – 30 days’ paid holiday a year plus bank holidays (statutory leave for teaching staff)
  • Paid leave – enhanced sick pay, maternity pay and adoption leave pay (linked to service), as well as paid leave for a wide range of unforeseen personal situations 
  • Pension – a generous defined benefit pension with the Local Government Pension Scheme or Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Death in service payment – lump sum payment and an ongoing pension for your partner & children (subject to conditions & membership of our pension scheme)

Health and wellbeingHealth

  • Private healthcare – a Trust contribution towards your voluntary membership of Benenden Health for speedy private healthcare
  • Flu vaccinations – offered free on-site every year
  • Employee assistance programme – free, independent 24/7 help and advice, including face-to-face counselling, for any work-related issues or problems affecting your home life
  • Wellbeing groups – each academy has a dedicated budget specifically for wellbeing activities
  • Gym – free use of the Trust gym
  • Environment – modern working environment with excellent facilities, where you might also discover a life-size plane hanging from the ceiling or an Iron Age roundhouse

Professional developmentStair

  • Professional development – full and part-funded training courses (including higher cost courses such as Masters, PhD) and a wide range of learning opportunities available to all
  • Museum learning – dedicated on-site team to support the creation of powerful and exciting experiences for our students and staff

Employee discountsDiscount

  • Car parking – free and on-site
  • Hot drinks – free tea & coffee provided for all staff
  • Cycle-to-work scheme – save up to 32% on a new bike and accessories
  • Discounts through Vivup – discounts on shopping, restaurants, days out, holidays, cinema tickets


  • Nursery – onsite nursery for children over 3 years
  • School – school place for your child with 2 years’ service within the Trust

Work-life balanceBalance

  • Trustee day – an extra day of paid holiday that can be taken during term time
  • Flexible working – we encourage and enable flexible working, supported by our own Trust Extra Flex Scheme and a commitment that all staff can make a request to work flexibly from day one
  • Early Friday finish (The Langley Academy only) – a short Friday so you can start your weekend early
  • Teacher cover – we have Cover Supervisors reducing the amount of cover required by teachers
  • Staff social activities – a range of fitness and social events throughout the year
  • Trust staff parties – our most recent event is a festival celebration with free street food, drinks, and a live band