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 Beech Avenue Pinehurst (Nursery - Primary - Secondary and Sixth Form phases) and one in Alton Close Penhill (Nursery and Primary). Swindon Academy is proud to be able to provide excellent teaching facilities on both sites.

Why come and work for us?

  • We have been the number one school in Swindon for many years for Progress 8 measures
  • Our exam results are consistently improving year-on-year as we are an education research-driven establishment
  • We have been recognised by Government as one of the most improved Academies in the country
  • We are a Good school (Ofsted 2022) and the leadership has been recognised as being 'good'
  • We are the only Academy working in partnership with Marlborough College (Independent Boarding School in Wiltshire)
  • 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.