Summit Learning Trust is a great place to work and learn in. Our teams of leaders, teachers, operations and support teams all play a vital role in our core work of providing exceptional education and care to around 8000 children and young people across Birmingham and Solihull.
We have dedicated wellbeing advocates within each of our academies, as well as several Mental Health First Aiders. Our Wellbeing Advocates help implement and support the wellbeing strategy and staff engagement through raising awareness of wellbeing activities, promoting healthy lifestyles and positive mental health.
Lifestyle Benefits and Discounts
Sodexo, our benefits and discounts platform provide you with access to over 6000 discount vouchers to use online or with high street retailers, including supermarkets.
Free onsite parking
We provide all colleagues with access to free onsite parking across our academies.
Discount is available on memberships at over 3700 locations including major gym chains, leisure centres, health clubs, golf centres, yoga studios, bootcamps and more! To access, search ‘Gym Membership’ on the Sodexo benefits platform.
All colleagues can access healthcare cash plan. The Cash Plan allows you to claim money back on the cost of everyday healthcare, such as dental treatments, optical services and Therapies including physiotherapy
Flu Jab Vouchers
We offer free flu jab vouchers each autumn from BUPA redeemable at designated pharmacies.
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Our EAP is provided by an independent professional provider that you or your family (partner and children age 18-24) can contact as and when you need to access support on a wide range of personal or professional issues.
Colleague Referral Scheme
Refer an individual into our Trust Family and you receive a £250 reward as a thank you.
Free Tea and Coffee
Free tea and coffee is provided in designated areas within our academies for all colleagues.
Cycle to Work Scheme
Save money on cycling to work (or pleasure) with our Cycle scheme. You can apply for bikes and safety equipment up to £1,000. You pay nothing upfront and the payments are taken tax efficiently from your salary.
Eyecare Voucher Scheme
All colleagues who regularly use display screen equipment can obtain an eyecare voucher. The voucher entitles you to a full eye examination at any Specsavers store up to the value of £25 and a contribution towards a pair of glasses.
We formally register all teaching colleagues to the Teachers’ Pension Service and all non-teaching colleagues to the Local Government Pension Service, with generous employer contributions.