The Benefits of Training with Us

If you share our passion to help young people flourish and go on to achieve incredible things, train to teach with us. We offer a range of wellbeing and employment benefits.  

Our values

Driven by our Catholic ethos, we’re building a Cathedral of education which welcomes children of all faiths and none – every child that passes through our school gates matters. 

This work starts with nurturing and developing our staff. As a Trust, we deliver National Professional Qualifications, trust-wide and school-wide training days and mentoring.

Benefits you’ll enjoy as a trainee teacher

  • Financial support 
  • Travel bursary (subject to conditions)
  • Experienced mentors 
  • A guaranteed interview at a DoWAT school should a suitable role arise. 
  • opportunity to build relationships with other trainees and staff

Benefits you’ll enjoy if you choose a career with us

  • Competitive salary
  • Access to National Professional Qualifications
  • Opportunity to mentor others 
  • Pension 
  • Wellbeing and support networks 

Train with award winning providers

  • DoWAT is the country’s top performing mid-size multi-academy trust 
  • DoWAT is the country’s top performing Catholic multi-academy trust 
  • St Mary’s University is Gold for student experience (the Teaching excellence framework, 2023)
  • St Mary’s University is Top 5 in the UK for teaching quality (the Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024)

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