All employees are eligible to join their relevant pension scheme (either the Teacher’s Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme depending on their role).
Computer Loan Scheme
The Federation provides staff with the opportunity to purchase computer and other IT equipment. The computer purchase scheme works by allowing you to purchase a computer through the Federation and then the cost of this being taken back in monthly installments from your salary.
All employees who have a minimum of 26 weeks' continuous service with the Federation have the right to request flexible working and to have their request considered. A request for flexible working could include a request for a change to the number of hours that the employee works, a request for a change to the pattern of hours worked, a request to job share or a request to perform some or all of the work from the employee's home.
Ride to work Scheme
The Federation participates in the Ride2Work scheme, which allows staff to obtain substantial discounts, via tax allowances, for the purchase of a bicycle. Details of what is included in the scheme can be found by accessing Evans Cycles website.
The Federation are pleased to offer staff discounts with O2. See the details on the link below for more details.
Apple offers education pricing for teachers and staff at all levels.
Training Opportunities and Qualifications
The Federation offers part-funding for its staff to undertake qualifications that will support their development in their role. We will consider proposals submitted to your line manager for any relevant part-funded professional development. In addition, there is a specific Masters programme available for teaching staff and teaching assistants.
The Federation part-funds some staff each year to undertake a Masters in Education at Goldsmiths University. This course is completed over 2 - 5 years and all teaching staff, governors and teaching assistants with a degree are welcome to apply. 50% of the course fee is funded by staff bursaries from Haberdashers' Hall.
In order to provide professional development and knowledge-sharing opportunities for our staff, the Federation provides staff with the opportunity to apply for secondment. This could be to another school within the Federation, or to another school or organisation outside of our own.
There are gyms available for use by staff for free outside of core hours at all three of the schools. Each school has different arrangements for this.
Online Publication Subscriptions
The Federation subscribes to a number of online publications for use by staff and students.
Season ticket travel loans
The Federation offers season ticket loans so that its staff members can take advantage of discounted annual fares for travelling to work by public transport. Applications will be considered on an individual basis and will be repaid through salary deductions for ten months.
Microsoft Office for £9.95
All staff employed by the Federation are eligible to participate in Microsoft's Home User Program (HUP). This program enables you to get a licensed copy of Microsoft Office desktop PC applications to install and use on your home computer
All employees have free access to a 24-hour confidential counselling service, designed to help individuals deal with a range of personal and general problems
The school operates a childcare voucher scheme and the vouchers are offered as a ‘salary sacrifice’. Childcare vouchers can be used to pay for registered or approved childcare and are exempt from both tax and National Insurance contributions for employees.
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