Careers opportunities and current vacancies

Our Charitable Trust has one legal and moral purpose to advance education in the public interest. 

We offer structured career pathways for teachers and school support staff roles, supported by high-quality professional development in an environment where teachers, school support staff and leaders learn together. 

Click here to review our current opportunities. 

Volunteering opportunities at our School 

Volunteering at our School is a rewarding experience.  It may be that you would like to volunteer to help your career prospects as you are thinking about coming into teaching or training as a teaching assistant and want to get some experience in advance of going on to applying for courses.  It may be that you want to help us help our children with their learning, for example listening to readers.  It may also be that we have something special going on in school or a particular club that you can help us with.

To register your interest please complete and submit the 'Register your Interest' form below or to find out more about volunteering at our school please review our volunteer policy by clicking here

'Register your Interest' to volunteer at Platt Bridge Community School

Volunteers at our trust bring with them a range of skills and experience that can enhance the learning opportunities of pupils. The Board of Trustees therefore, welcomes and encourages volunteers from the local community. Platt Bridge Community School and Start Well Family Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment The recruitment process for new volunteers can take up to half a term to implement and the placement will be dependent on the candidate’s suitability and available spaces within the school or Start Well Family Centre. To start the process please register your interest via the following form. Data is processed inline with our privacy notices available for review at www.cfat.org.uk

GDPR Privacy Statement


Please be assured that any personal data processed and received through the completion of this volunteer application will be kept securely and processed
in line with our privacy procedures.


All members of Community First Academy Trust are also reminded that they are required to take all reasonable steps to protect against any unauthorised or unlawful processing of Personal / Sensitive Data but also against any form of accidental loss, or destruction of, or damage to, personal data that might cause harm as a result from the unauthorised or unlawful processing or accidental occurring following any loss, sharing or disclosing of the information contained with the email below.

  • Employees must contact a member of the GDPR team before disclosing any form of sensitive or personal data of any kind to any third party in the absence of authority to do so.

Thank you for taking time to complete this Volunteer Application Form. Your form will be passed to the school office, marked for the attention of the Headteacher.

Your offer of help is greatly appreciated and we will be in touch as soon as possible.