The University of Kent Academies Trust is a newly established Trust focussed on developing the life experiences and opportunities of its students, parents, carers, staff and wider community. Working for the University of Kent Academies Trust comes with a wide range of benefits, underpinned by our commitment to continuing professional development and looking after the health and wellbeing of our staff team.

Benefits working for UKAT

We offer a range of excellent benefits and incentives:

  • Apple iPad* (subject to terms of employment)

  • Established professional development programme     

  • Assistance with accommodation or relocation package available (£500 max)

  • Links to the University of Kent to enhance your own career development

  • Free Benenden Health Cover (employee cover)

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 8 week course (MBSR)

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Yoga

  • Hypnotherapy

  • Counselling

  • Sports Therapy

Are you looking for a career change?

We are always on the lookout for new staff who have vision and professionalism and want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people. You may be an NQT, an experienced teacher, someone considering returning to teaching or someone looking to qualify and train as a teacher - we would really like to hear from you. If you are interested in joining us, please send your CV to

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