Who can join

ASCL membership is open to all leaders within primary, secondary and post-16 education.

If you are part of the senior leadership team, have whole school responsibility or are working in a role equivalent to a leader, then you are eligible to join. You must also be employed by a school, college, trust or other education provider/company.

ASCL membership is also open to those working in a senior role for an academy chain, trust or multi-academy trust, even if you are not working directly in a school.

ASCL membership is open to:

  • executive heads and leaders in academy chains and multi-academy trusts

  • headteachers and principals

  • deputy heads and vice principals

  • assistant heads and assistant principals

  • business managers and bursars

  • senior postholders

If you are unsure if you are eligible or to find out more information, call our membership team on 0116 2991122 or email membership@ascl.org.uk