Ryedale Learning Trust

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Working for Ryedale Learning Trust

We are a well established Multi-Academy Trust with a supportive leadership and central team, providing opportunities for sharing best practice and collaborative working.

Ryedale Learning Trust is committed to offering comprehensive support and training to its teachers and classroom staff at every step of their careers.

We believe that our teachers and classroom staff are our most prized commodity and those delivering outstanding current classroom practice are best placed to train the teachers of the future.

Our training, delivered by outstanding teachers and specialist leaders from within our Trust, have been designed to ensure that individuals have access to professional and tailored training and development - enabling them to improve their practice, at any point in their

To discover some of the benefits of working for us please see the information provided below:


Our list of employee benefits are substantial, and include:

Extensive development opportunities...

...including our exciting Aspiring Leaders Programme - if you are looking for a career with real potential for progression, Ryedale Leaning Trust is the place for you.

Staff wellbeing

All staff have access to a 24/7 confidential Employee Assistance Programme to help them manage stress, access specialist counselling and information, and feel supported.

Help for planning for the future

Teachers joining Ryedale Learning Trust become a member of the Teachers’ Pension
Scheme. For support staff, we adopt the Local Government Pension Scheme - one of the most competitive in the country.

Continuous service assurances

Candidates moving within the county, without a break in service, can be reassured that
continuous service will be honoured.

Employee benefit schemes

These range from providing you with free cashback on your weekly shops and other
purchases, cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme, and health cash plan scheme.

Ryedale Learning Trust is based in the beautiful county of North Yorkshire, so employees have easy access to sandy beaches, the National Parks and Yorkshire Wolds – a designated area of outstanding natural beauty - and the City of York.

North Yorkshire is a county shaped by a rich tapestry of fascinating heritage, passionate people and interesting traditions. People choose to live in York and North Yorkshire for the quality of life it has to offer - with a real mix of city living and idyllic villages.

Ryedale Learning Trust’s employees live in a variety of areas, with some living in Helmsley and Pickering, and others choosing to commute from places such as York, Thirsk, Northallerton and Ripon.

At Ryedale Learning Trust, looking after our staff's wellbeing is a top priority. Our Employee Assistance Programme, provided by Health Assured, is a confidential service designed to help Trust staff and their family deal with problems that could be affecting home or work life, health and general wellbeing.

The programme offers:

  • The My Healthy Advantage app including a comprehensive library of resources to help people get through life’s challenges.

  • A 24-hour helpline.

  • Telephone counselling where staff can work through problems with a qualified therapist accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

  • Face-to-face counselling sessions with a qualified professional in a private and confidential setting.