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Trainee Teacher Starting September 2024

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
United Teaching is the initial teacher training scheme for United Learning, a national group of over 90 schools across England.
With us, you can achieve your PGCE and QTS with extensive support from professional mentors, tutors and subject specialists – in a location that suits you. At United Teaching, we don’t just train you to teach – we invest in your potential as a future educational leader, supporting you every step of the way.

Apply today and discover how you can make a difference.

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Welcome to The Lowry Academy

Thank you for taking an interest in developing your career at our academy.

We are a happy school with an aspirational culture that encourages everyone – students and staff alike to achieve their best. High quality teaching and learning is at the core of our approach underpinned by our values of aspiration, respect, confidence, creativity and resilience.

As a part of United Learning, our academy benefits from shared resources, experiences, working practices and CPD opportunities that the group offers. We are part of family.

We are a diverse and welcoming academy. Please arrange a visit with us to experience what we offer staff and students.

I look forward to meeting you.

Mrs Claire Coy


“This an exciting and challenging place to work.”

“I like being part of this school and community that is purposeful and proactive. The school is always looking to improve learning for all students and staff.”

“The staff are very friendly and SLT are always approachable.”


  • Excellent facilities and resources
  • Support to develop your career via CPD opportunities
  • Free on site car park for staff
  • Staff wellbeing groups
  • Excellent IT resources
  • A contributory pension scheme, relevant to your role (including access to Teacher and Local Government Schemes)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through the United Learning Institute.


  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount on local Gym membership
  • Health screening
  • Retail savings

By joining The Lowry Academy, you will also become part of United Learning - a unique group of independent and state schools working together to bring out the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education, which prepares young people to progress in learning and to make a success of their lives. United Learning focuses sharply on the evidence of what makes it more likely that young people will progress and succeed, apply that to classroom practice, allowing schools to continue to learn and develop. It is a priority to provide teachers with excellent professional support and development, so that every child receives an excellent experience.

The approach is underpinned by a sense of moral purpose and commitment to doing what is right for children and young people, supporting colleagues to achieve excellence and acting with integrity in all our dealings within and beyond the organisation, in the interests of young people everywhere.

The development programmes offer access to tailor-made training no matter your career stage, alongside unrivalled opportunities for your career development across both the maintained and independent sectors. The Performance and Development Reviews (PDR) encompass personal aspiration, impact on pupil achievement and identification of continuous professional development and training that is right for you and your future. For more information please visit our dedicated careers site.

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