Association of Teachers and Lecturers Membership

Who is eligible to join?

Membership of ATL is open to all those who are employed in education, from early years through to further and higher education.

Standard membership covers teachers and lecturers, head teachers and other senior managers, and all categories of support staff, such as TAs, technicians, librarians, administrators, exam officers, catering, cleaning and ground staff – in short, we represent all education professionals employed in maintained, academy and independent schools, and FE, HE and sixth form colleges.

Whether you work full time or part time, are employed by a teaching or lecturing agency, whether you are training to be a teacher/lecturer, are retired, or are returning to education after a career break, ATL has lots to offer you.

If you are not sure whether you are eligible, please contact our recruitment hotline on 0845 057 7000 (local rates).

Benefits of having a membership 

  • Excellent professional and personal development
  • Legal advice and support
  • Unrivalled publications and resources
  • The opportunity to join in with campaigns
  • A voice in the education debate
  • A wealth of support online
  • The chance to get involved in your union
  • Insurance protection

Join ATL now

Visit our website or call 0845 057 7000 (local rate)

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