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Why join NAHT?

NAHT is the largest union for senior leaders in education. Members hold leadership positions in:

  • early years and primary schools 
  • independent schools 
  • secondary schools 
  • special schools and pupil referral units.
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Referred to NAHT by a member? Join here
Retiring and interested in NAHT Life membership? Join here 

Why join? 

As a leader there are many reasons why we think you would benefit by becoming a member , be it the wide  range of benefits  we offer to help you with the day-to-day challenges of your role, or our expert advice and support.         

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Whatever support you are looking for, be reassured that our services come recommended by our members.

To join you need to provide:

  • personal contact details
  • an email address
  • bank details to set up a monthly direct debit 
  • your employment details (we do not notify your employer that you have joined).

It will take approximately five minutes to register. On completion we will notify you by email if your application has been successful and when your membership commences we will send you your membership details. 

Memberships usually starts on the first of the month you are applying in, if you apply in the last week of the month your membership may commence on the first of the following month. If you wish your membership to start in the current month, please phone 01444 472 414 to speak to our membership team. 


NAHT Life Membership - find our more here.

If you wish to join as an overseas member please contact us. 

Referred to NAHT by a member? Join here


Am I eligible to join?

If you are unsure about your eligibility:
  • Take a look at our FAQs
  • Read more about eligibility in our rules and constitution
  • Call us on 01444 472414 (Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm)
  • Email us joinus@naht.org.uk Please include your name, school, contact phone number, job title and responsibilities in your email.

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Download and print a paper application form and return it to us at: