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Benefits

During your time with us you will be able to access many employment benefits. These include:

  • Generous sick pay and holiday entitlement
  • Generous Special Leave Provision; dependent care leave to assist employees who have to take time off work to look after their child or other dependant when usual arrangements have broken down
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme / West Yorkshire Pension Schemes
  • Access to on site gym facilities and reflection/prayer room
  • Access to in-house training and professional development opportunities, including additional paid leave for qualifying staff as part of our professional development programme
  • Childcare vouchers to help with the cost of childcare (certain criteria apply)Salary progression - the majority of pay grades offer the opportunity for incremental progression within a set pay band
  • Metro Card Scheme Discount
  • Bike to Work cycle loan where you receive promotional offers and benefit from a tax free purchase
  • Car sharing and parking provisionAccess to a wide range of local discounts

We are also committed to staff development and valuing our staff (see training and development section within this menu). Throughout the year the school runs ‘Staff Voice’ and ‘Staff Forum’. For more information when you start, please visit the HR office.

We have developed a Workload Charter with staff to support good working practices.

Teacher Workload Charter 2019
“Excellent feedback, we’re very happy with progress so far”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
"The reward and behaviour system is clear, well enforced and has positive results!"
- Parent
"An inclusive school that is focused on providing the best education for its students"
- Prospective Parent
“Excellent facilities, improving school”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Very impressed with the sports facilities"
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Impressed with the consistent enthusiasm of the teaching staff when discussing feedback”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
"Staff are passionate and committed to developing and improving"
- Parent
"Pupils look smart and are well engaged in their lessons"
- Prospective Parent
“I especially liked the Science and Maths departments”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Driven leadership, confident pupils. Staff friendly and open to discussing subjects and needs of my child”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Fantastic student ambassadors who are a credit to the school."
- Prospective Parent
"Strong leadership and motivation with an emphasis on progress"
- Parent
“Welcoming staff, friendly, confident students and excellent facilities”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Great facilities. Dedicated and enthusiastic staff”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Safe, Supportive, Diverse"
- Local Authority Representative
"A great learning environment; light, bright and spacious classrooms, clean and well organised."
- Prospective Parent
“Great opportunity to meet staff and gain greater depth of my child’s achievement”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
“Clean, bright, vibrant learning space”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"I am so pleased with the School Gateway app. Every day I can see any achievement and behaviour points my daughter gets and she knows that I’ll discuss it with her; it encourages her to do well."
- Year 8 Parent
"An open and welcoming atmosphere - very useful being allowed to look at teaching and learning"
- Prospective Parent
“It was good to speak to his form tutor and hear about what is happening in class”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
“Friendly staff, well-behaved kids”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"I applaud the focus on rewarding good behaviour. My son feels appreciated and recognised at Allerton Grange; we're all so proud."
- Year 8 Parent