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At The Aspire Educational Trust we are passionate about giving children and young people of backgrounds an outstanding education. To achieve this, we recognise we need to attract talented and passionate people to work in our trust.

Why Choose Us?

Here at Aspire, we acknowledge the importance of employee engagement and we are passionate about ensuring all of our employees feel valued and supported. We welcome interest from hard working, motivated, forward-thinking individuals who wish to share in our success. In return we provide excellent benefits, a supportive environment with engaged children, and fantastic development and career progression opportunities.

The Aspire Educational Trust is an inclusive Equal Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of individual background or circumstance. We are happy to accept applications in alternative formats, and are happy to consider flexible working requests to support your work-life balance.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we strongly encourage applications from all persons with a known disability, and we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants, that meet the minimum criteria for a role, will be offered an interview and given the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talents and abilities. 


The Aspire Educational Trust and our schools are committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools. This is in line with statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Each of our schools has a personalised Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy which should be read by applicants before interview, you can access these here.

For details of our current vacancies please click here.

What our staff say:

“I feel privileged to have been in the first class of Aspirer teaching students. As an Aspirer associate teacher I felt supported, encouraged and motivated. The most important and rewarding attribute that I believe the teaching school offers is the personal support, help and advice. They were always there for me. I always felt empowered by them to utilise my training. To this day, I am still in contact with my mentors, tutors and fellow associates and have made lifelong friends. After completing my training, I was lucky enough to secure a teaching position within the Aspire Educational Trust. The support that was offered through the training school is echoed throughout their academies. I would highly recommend both the training school and also working for the trust”

Diane – Teacher at Wilmslow Academy

"During my time within the Aspire Educational Trust,  I have been privileged to benefit from excellent CPD and leadership development programmes which supported my progress from Class Teacher to Literacy lead to becoming an SLE. Through CPD, I have been given the opportunity to work with other skilled colleagues across the Trust - sharing good practice and developing our own knowledge and understanding of the curriculum. The level of opportunities Aspire Educational Trust gives to children and staff alike is exceptional and, as a staff member, I feel fortunate to work alongside such influential people on a daily basis".

Nicola - Teacher at Ash Grove Academy

Get in touch

Aspire Educational Trust, Belgrave Rd, Macclesfield, SK11 7TF

01625 919610