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Join our Education & Children's Services Group

Join Prospect's Education and Children's Services Group

If you're a professional working in education, children's services, early help or children's social care, join Prospect's Education and Children's Services Group

Group of young children with teacherThree good reasons to join us:

  • We are the only organisation to represent professionals in educational improvement, and speak authoritatively on their behalf
  • We are experts in educational improvement, and our goal is to maintain the highest standards in a rapidly changing world.
  • We have strong links with the parliamentary world and are active in a national network of organisations involved in education and children’s services, giving our members a voice in key debates and decisions.

Other benefits of membership include:

  • a dedicated magazine about current developments in school and educational improvement
  • access to career support and training services
  • professional representation and free legal assistance for work-related issues, including salaries, contracts, conditions of service, workloads and pensions
  •  a range of benefits at preferential rates including professional indemnity insurance
  •  a free 24-hour legal helpline and personal injury compensation scheme
  •  guarantee to cover employment tribunal fees where the union agrees to represent you.


Early years recruitment leaflet   info
This leaflet tells early years professionals what Prospect can do for them and encourages them to join. It explains how the union can support them, outlines our Early Years Pledge, and includes a joining form

Can Prospect help me if I'm moving to a new job or looking for work?   info
A leaflet for existing members who are moving to a different employer, training for a change of career, temporarily unemployed in between contracts or facing redundancy.

Benefits and services leaflet for members in Education and Children's Services   info
Benefits and services leaflet for members in the Education and Children's Services group

Member recruit member, Aspect group leaflet   info
Member recruit member leaflet for the Aspect group

Parent Partnership Services recruitment leaflet   info
Information about the Aspect Group Parent Partnership Services Network

The Aspect Group pledge – Fighting for quality standards in schools   info
Every school needs properly resourced professional support. The Aspect group is the professional voice for school improvement specialists. Read our manifesto in this leaflet and join the union that represents you in the workplace and to all other stakeholders, including government.

Prospect Aspect Group Early Years Membership Application Form   info
Our members in Early Years roles work in a variety of settings, from private nurseries to large childrens’ centres. Prospect also has members in Early Years-related roles such as inspectors and lecturers. As a Prospect member, you will get opportunities to learn from other practitioners and professionals in your field, through our information channels and networks