Career Paths & Job Opportunities


Should you wish to apply for a position at the Trust, please submit a completed application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and letter of application to Emma Over, email to or post to: Emma Over, Trust HR Director, Caludon Castle School, Axholme Road, Wyken, Coventry CV2 5BD by the closing date in the advertisement.

If you are interested in working at the Trust and you are seeking a different opportunity to those currently advertised, please email your CV, and a covering letter outlining the type of role you are seeking, to Emma Over, Trust HR Director,

Working for Castle Phoenix Trust

Investing in you is key to our Trust. We believe that by investing in you, our pupils will achieve beyond expectations. Employees enjoy a range of comprehensive benefits, including professional development opportunities that provide scope for rewarding career progression. We are very pleased to offer the following benefits:

  • Access to outstanding CPD for teaching and leadership. This includes access to a personal mentor and participation in the Trust’s annual learning and teaching conference
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership at Caludon Castle Sports Centre
  • Employee discount scheme ‘Wider Wallet’
  • Release time in addition to non-contact time for planning and preparation for leadership responsibilities
  • Long Service Award
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Opportunity for all staff to apply for up to £500 through The Professional Qualification Assistance Policy
  • Provision of an ipad/laptop for teaching staff and identified support staff
  • Use of excellent ICT facilities
  • Use of School and Community Library
  • Career Progression through the Trust Lead Learning Practitioner accreditation and Aspiring Lead Learning Practitioner scholarships
  • Comprehensive induction training on joining the Trust
  • A supportive and professional HR team (see mission statement below)
  • A commitment to the importance of staff wellbeing, reward and recognition (see link below for wellbeing committee terms of reference)

Please click on the link below to access the benefits booklet.

HR’s Mission Statement

To continually develop the HR strategy and provision to:

  • Support the Trust’s vision, strategic aims and each school’s development plans through people
  • Attract, retain and develop a talented, diverse and motivated workforce
  • Create a culture committed to wellbeing in which people thrive
  • Develop the Trust as a high performing organisation to maximise student successThrough
    • Responsive HR expertise and professionalism
    • Working in partnership and with integrity
    • Business focussed solutions using best practice
    • Effective performance management that develops and empowers staff
    • Polices and processes that are fit for purpose
    • Building the Trust’s values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Empowerment, Excellence

Trust’s Vision
“To ensure that The Trust has well qualified staff, meets pupils’ individual needs; offers equal opportunities for all; encourages responsible citizenship; celebrates pupils’ strengths and achievements; develops positive behaviours for learning in a well ordered environment; promotes learning in a caring and supportive atmosphere; works in partnership with parents and all stakeholders including the wider community “

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