Work for us

Why work for us

What’s the best thing about working for OAT? That’s easy. The people. Whether it’s our pupils who are diverse and full of character, or our staff who are committed, full of energy, and driven by the purpose of our work. Our people are amazing. 

There’s nothing more important than educating the next generation, and our teams across OAT are doing great things to make sure that the education we offer is the best that it can be. If you join us at OAT, whatever your role, you can be sure of a role with purpose and meaning.

At Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy, we are an exciting and supportive place to work. There is a commitment to teamwork at all levels in the school and we work together to provide outstanding opportunities for our pupils supported by cutting edge facilities. We are committed to high quality teaching and learning. We seek and embrace strategies to inspire and support our students.

We offer a competitive package of benefits for our staff including:

  • A network of exceptional support staff, teachers, middle and senior leaders.
  • A comprehensive induction programme.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • The opportunity to achieve career development through excellent CPD opportunities (at a trust and school level).
  • Vivup – lifestyle savings, cycle to work scheme, car benefit, wellbeing, employee assistance and payroll pay.