Why work for Our Lady of Lourdes CMAT?

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Access to first class CPD opportunities – we have a specialised CPD Hub to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD for all our staff. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.

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Genuine opportunities for career progression – with 36 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.


Apprenticeships –Apprenticeship training can be accommodated within most of our roles, including Teaching, Teaching Assistant and Administrative Assistant programmes.


Employee Benefit Scheme – operated by Vivup, you can benefit from Lifestyle savings from a large range of retailers and Health and Wellbeing support.


Professional assistance – you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent, and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.


Cycle to Work Scheme – you will save money as well as improve your mental health and wellbeing and reduce your Carbon Footprint.


Pension – All new employees are automatically enrolled into the Teachers or Local Government Pension Scheme from the first day of your employment. The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff is one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.


Terms and Conditions – we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for staff.


Flu Jabs – During peak flu season the Trust provides a free voucher for Flu jabs at a pharmacy local to you.


Flexible Working – We know flexible working is important to our staffs’ wellbeing. Dependent on your role, we offer a variety of options such as job share, part-time, term-time only, flexible, and agile/hybrid working.