What does Ironstone Academy Trust offer?

Our children are our greatest asset, Our strength comes from how our staff collaborate to make sure they receive the highest standards of teaching and safeguarding.

We ensure that our workplace is Inclusive, Resiliant, Open and Nurturing.

The trust expect their staff to be dedicated, in return we will be a good place to work, develop your expertise and provide a network of colleagues that you can develop with.

Since its inception, the Trust has offered opportunities and experiences to all staff, that help them grow and improve.

Specifically for teachers we have a number of planned activities and training opportunities that will help them meet their aspirations.

What support does Ironstone Academy trust offer It’s staff?

An outward looking school improvement team which includes our Head teachers, who work in networks across the North East and nationally helping to ensure we are at the front of educational initiatives and best practice.

  • Supportive staff culture that is committed to the professional development of all its members.
  • Opportunities to take on additional responsibilities within the school.
  • Access to local and national professional networks and development opportunities in a wide range of areas; Special Educational Needs, Foundation Stage, Physical Education, NQTs, RQTs, Specialist Leaders of Education, English and Maths Leads.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic children.
  • Supportive and committed governors, trustees and parents.
  • Competitive pay rates; we implement recommended pay rises from the STPC fully, rates of pay are above those of neighbouring schools for many teachers.
  • Employee benefit schemes including childcare, cycle to work/technology schemes.

A professional and supportive HR Service, that offer funded support when needed – Health and Wellbeing Services

The chance to work with colleagues in 6 diverse, and amazing (!) schools to share best practice.

Supervision and guidance for those involved in the securing of safeguarding for all our pupils.

Access to the Trust counselling service – see the link below for further details and additional services available:

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.