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The Dean Trust is a developing family of schools and academies, with a collaborative learning culture, that provides the very best for our children.

The Dean Trust currently comprises of six secondary schools and four primary schools based in the North West of England operating across four local authorities: Manchester, Trafford, Knowsley and Wigan, providing a rich cultural mix across the Trust.

The Dean Trust’s vision is to provide good schools for all of the communities that they serve. Believe Achieve Succeed has been embraced by all of the schools within The Dean Trust and we have proved the power of these words with record breaking examination results and praise in Ofsted inspections.

All schools within the Dean Trust are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers receiving services from the school. The Dean Trust aims to develop a culture of inclusion and diversity in which all those connected to the Trust feel proud of their identity and able to participate fully in school life.

The Trust is driven by a programme of continuous improvement and development for staff and pupils. Our primary and secondary schools have developed very close links that involve sharing resources, staff and systems.

The Trust is committed to supporting staff in their professional development and offer a wide range of benefits, which include:

  • A salary which is aligned to the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (for teaching staff) and National Joint Council conditions of service (for support staff)
  • An open and collaborative cross Trust working environment where innovation is encouraged
  • Career progression opportunities within the Trust
  • Commitment to encouraging high quality continued professional development for all staff
  • Apprenticeship levy funded career development programmes
  • Training grants for qualifications (interest free)
  • Free and confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme for all Trust employees
  • Membership to a generous pension scheme (LGPS/TPS)
  • Contractual sick pay
  • Salary sacrifice Cycle to work scheme
  • Free, on-site parking
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