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Working at Swindon Academy

Swindon Academy is the first 0 - 19 Academy in the country which opened in September 2007. We now operate from two sites, one in Pinehurst (Nursery - Sixth Form) and one in Penhill (Nursery - Year 6). Swindon Academy is proud to be able to provide excellent teaching facilities on both sites. The state-of-the-art provision in the new building at Beech Avenue must be seen to be believed! 

Why come and work for us?

  • We are the number one school in Swindon for Progress 8.

  • We have been recognised by Government as one of the most improved Academies in the country;

  • We are a school where Ofsted recognises the leadership as being 'outstanding';

  • We are the only Academy working in partnership with Marlborough College;

  • Swindon Academy is a school at the heart of its community with the community at its heart.

What are we looking for?

We are a forward moving, fast-paced school and we are looking for the following personal qualities in candidates:

  • Strong safeguarding values;
  • Determination for our students to be the best they can be;
  • Good communications skills;
  • Excellent team-working ability;
  • A desire to go beyond the call of duty;
  • Friendly and approachable.

Rewards and Benefits

The United Learning group participates in the United Rewards benefit scheme for colleagues. The scheme is designed to save colleagues money in terms of tax and national insurance by allowing payment for a number of benefits such as school fees and childcare vouchers through deductions form your gross salary. In addition, United Rewards includes a large number of retail discounts. The group also enjoy a partnership with CiC Employee Assistance Program offering an independent, free and confidential advice service with either work or personal issues from professional counsellors.


The school is part of United Learning. United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12.
Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB. Tel: 01832 864 444

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