Benefits of ATL membership

As an ATL member, you will benefit professionally and personally from a wide range of support.

Our members join as students, newly qualified teachers, teachers, lecturers and support staff and stay throughout their careers; with AMiE, our leadership section, providing a bespoke service to managers and leaders. 

ATL values the highly complex and highly professional job you perform every day. We understand and will fight for the issues that are important to you.

Join us today and you'll save 50 per cent off your first year's membership.

Join online now or call 0845 057 7000 (local call).

For details of what ATL can offer you, read on.

Benefits of membership - legal advice and support

Legal advice and support

ATL knows that not everything in your career runs smoothly. Whether it's advice about your employment or help with problems such as accidents at work or false allegations, we will provide you with a high level of support, advice, representation and professional cover, including confidential legal assistance and personal injury protection.

Benefits of membership - CPD

Excellent professional and personal development

ATL is committed to helping you develop throughout your career. Whatever your job and wherever you are in your career, we have a comprehensive range of accredited learning and development opportunities to fit you.

Benefits of membership - Edge Hill

Unique partnership Edge Hill university

ATL and Edge Hill University have a long established and unique partnership so members can access discounted CPD at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Benefits of membership - publications and resources

Unrivalled publications and resources

ATL understands the importance of providing authoritative, relevant and practical information, which will benefit you professionally and personally. We are unrivalled in the range and quality of free guides, factsheets and publications we provide to help you throughout your career in education.

Benefits of membership - voice in the education debate

A voice in the education debate

ATL has a well-respected voice in the education debate because we provide considered analysis and alternatives on issues such as education funding, assessment, curriculum, academies and free schools.

Benefits of membership - keep in touch with ATL

Keep in touch with ATL

Our award-winning member magazine Report and sector-specific newsletters will keep you updated on the latest developments in your union and profession, including the latest news and advice for your sector, role, nation or branch.

Benefits of membership - support online

A wealth of support online

ATL's website contains all the information you need to help you in your working life.

Benefits of membership - get involved

Get involved in your union

ATL is a modern trade union which puts the needs of its members at its heart. ATL's success as one of the fastest growing and influential education unions in the UK is mainly due to our members who take the time to get involved.

Benefits of membership - insurance protection

Insurance protection

ATL members automatically receive insurance protection, including cover for personal accidents, loss of money or property at work and dental treatment.

Benefits of membership - get more from your membership

Get more from your membership

ATL aims to give you more for your membership by providing you and your family with money-saving benefits and services through the ATL plus programme.

ATL in your sector

As a modern trade union, ATL believes in the ethos of the education community and that the contribution of all staff is equally important. Consequently, ATL welcomes into membership all professionals working in education across the maintained, independent and further education sectors - from teachers and teaching assistants, support staff such as technicians and librarians, lecturers and education managers.

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ATL's national officials provide sector-specific support and advice to members working in the independent sector, in support and in Scotland.

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