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1126 minds working together for the benefit of the community.

The Harpur Trust is the largest private, local employer with 1100 staff working across our four schools plus a small team here at the Trust office.

Our staff make our organisation what it is and we are hugely proud to have a skilled, professional and friendly work force, all working to do their best for the children they support, whilst being mindful and supportive of the community in which we live and work.

As an employer, we promote diversity and career opportunity for both academic and support staff. We pride ourselves on being an excellent employer and in providing a positive culture in which to work.

As an employee of The Harpur Trust, you will receive plenty of support and development through ongoing training opportunities and we also provide excellent employee benefits including pension and health care schemes.

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The Trust is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities, valuing and encouraging diversity and the creation of an inclusive working environment for all employees and workers.

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We are innovative, open, outward and forward looking, caring, fair and respectful. Find out about all the values we work to here at The Harpur Trust Office.

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We are committed to providing the best possible care and education to the pupils at our schools and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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