Benefits

As well as the opportunity to join a dedicated team working in world-class facilities to change the lives of young people from the north Halifax community, working at the academy offers a range of benefits. These include:

Pension – from your start date you can join either the Teachers Pension Scheme or the West Yorkshire Pension Scheme. Contributions are made based on your salary scale.

Pay and Conditions– the academy has adopted both the ‘Burgundy Book’ and the Standard Teachers Pay and Conditions document for Teachers and the ‘Green Book’ for support staff.

Annual Leave – for support staff annual leave starts at 26 days a year and increases on five years’ service.

Cycle to work scheme – as a member of staff you will be able to take advantage of our special programme that provides support should you wish to consider cycling to work.

Westfield Health scheme – as part of our benefits package we are able to offer staff members reduced cost health cover, for staff members and their family members.

Employee Assistance Programme – our free, independent and confidential advice, information and counselling service is available through our Employee Assistance Programme.

Childcare voucher scheme – Parents can make substantial savings against the cost of childcare through this scheme. By sacrificing part of your salary, in exchange for childcare vouchers, you could save up to £1195 a year in tax and National Insurance contributions.