• Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, Quadrant House, 8th Floor - The Quadrant, Sutton SM2 5AS
  • 0345 402 0453
  • enquiries@ohcat.org

Career benefits

OHC&AT is an exciting, forward-thinking organisation, and there are many benefits to
embarking on your career with us. There are plenty of reasons to join OHC&AT, here are
just a few:

  • Comprehensive training and development
  • In-service teacher training delivered in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Opportunities to engage with internal professional networks
  • Access to counselling advice and support via Health Assured (our employee assistance programme)
  • Commitment to wellbeing supported by our occupational health service and mental-health first aiders
  • Scope for career progression across eight college centres, 15 academy schools and shared services team
  • Generous annual leave and flexible working schemes in addition to bank and public holidays and a Christmas closure period
  • As part of your contract of employment you will enrolled into a pension scheme, the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) both of which have life cover and financial protection for your family.
  • Childcare vouchers and enhanced parental leave schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Membership to Perkbox – an app providing employee discounts and benefits

Don’t miss your opportunity to enhance your career and make a difference to the lives of young people. Click here to see our current vacancies.


I’ve worked here for almost 10 years now
and it’s our wonderful students that keep
me on my toes each week! I have learnt
so much from working with them and I feel
privileged to have been able to share and
explore their emotional worlds with them.
– Sarah, Therapist at OHC&AT

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

Latest News

Approval of the Merger and Expansion of The Link Schools

Our proposal to the DfE to formally merge The Link Primary and The Link Secondary Schools to become one entity and to introduce a satellite site to educate additional children has been approved and will take effect from September 2022. The …

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AVA welcomes local MP Sarah Jones

Local MP, Sarah Jones visited Addington Valley Academy to see students and staff in their new school building and there was plenty to get involved with. Students, Brendan and Shaun were ready to welcome our visitor and presented her with …

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New PRIDE Academy

The Young People’s Academy has moved into it’s fantastic new purpose-built site and the school has been rebranded as The PRIDE Academy to reflect the school’s PRIDE values or Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Empathy. All pupils and their families …

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Technology Award Win

Congratulations to staff and students from Bedelsford School and Orchard Hill College whose collaboration with Kingston University’s Ubitech project has won two awards in the Kingston Borough Business Awards 2021. The project won both of the categories that they were …

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