As a deputy head or vice principal, you need the support and protection of a trade union and professional association that really understands the challenges and responsibilities you face in your role.
ASCL only represents senior leaders in primary, secondary and post-16 education so you can be confident we have a strong understanding of the issues that are important to you.
As well as access to our first class resources to assist you with the increasing complexities of school leadership, being a member of ASCL also gives you employment advice and legal support should you need it.
Membership of ASCL provides:
access to an advice hotline seven days a week, staffed by experienced school leadership advisers ready to help with school and employment issues
practical guidance, resources and publications from our resident experts on funding, accountability, inspections, curriculum, assessment and more
one-to-one support and representation for members who encounter difficulties
legal support and representation from our own solicitors and a top legal firm who are experienced in supporting school leadership colleagues
employment support including advice on pay and conditions, and pensions
regular updates and news to keep you up to date with developments in education
representation to government on the issues that matter to you as a senior leader in education
local support via our network of local and regional officers and branch secretaries
professional development opportunities to support your career
Find out more about how joining ASCL will support your professional future.