ATL in academies and free schools

ATL represents over 20,000 teaching, support staff and leadership members working in the 3,000+ academies and free schools in England, and this membership figure is growing all the time.

Specialist support

As a modern trade union, ATL believes in providing the best possible representation and support for its members wherever they work

Specialist support

As a modern trade union, ATL believes in providing the best possible representation and support for its members wherever they work

Recognition agreements

ATL has recognition agreements with a number of academy sponsors, including OASIS Community Learning, Absolute Return for Kids (ARK), Harris Federation and Edutrust Academies Charitable Trust (EACT).

Recognition agreements

ATL has recognition agreements with a number of academy sponsors, including OASIS Community Learning, Absolute Return for Kids (ARK), Harris Federation and Edutrust Academies Charitable Trust (EACT).

Academies and trusts pay scales

Academies, trusts and foundation trusts have the power to vary the pay and conditions they offer to employees.

Academies and trusts pay scales

Academies, trusts and foundation trusts have the power to vary the pay and conditions they offer to employees.

Our members join as trainees, 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.