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About NAHT

NAHT is an independent trade union and professional association representing over 28,500 members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Members hold leadership positions in early years; primary; special and secondary schools; independent schools; sixth form and FE colleges; outdoor education centres; pupil referral units, social services establishments and other educational settings.

For further information on the remit of NAHT see a copy of the Association’s Constitution and Rules

As a union and professional association we provide:

  • The most effective one-to-one support of any union representing all school leaders, with our own team of solicitors and seventeen full-time Regional Officers;

  • Tough national negotiators on pay, conditions and pensions in the interests of the leadership group;

  • A very effective voice in educational policy making across all phases;

  • The support and stimulus of colleagues through a broad range of regional activities, national conferences and local branch networks;

  • An extensive range of training and development programmes including induction for performance management and new school leaders;

  • Outstanding publications, guidance documents and website.

NAHT values diversity in both its membership and in the wider education community.

NAHT is committed to promoting equality and diversity in the wider schools’ workforce.

NAHT is committed to providing the highest level of service to all its members irrespective of their race, ethnic or national origin, nationality, age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, marital status or caring responsibilities.

NAHT will take all steps possible to promote and encourage the participation of all members in our democratic processes and will take active steps to address areas of under-representation.