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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

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BG8 £24,948 (£20,366.60-£21,530.41 pro-rated)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ashton Park is looking to employ2 x Behaviour Support Workerswho are fair, resilient and can inspire students to be the best version of themselves.

To be successful in this role, you will be passionate about students’ wellbeing and learning and have an unequivocal commitment to excellence in all you do. You will have the people skills, knowledge and collegiate approach required to work as part of a team and with a range of students in order to support high quality provision that inspires our students and meets their needs.

The successful applicant will be creative, possess a good sense of humour and above all will have an empathy for young people with the strong belief that these students can achieve and flourish socially, emotionally and academically. We have high expectations of student behaviour and are committed to empowering students to self-regulate and make good choices. Relationships and a restorative approach underpinned by respect are vital to us as a community.

You will possess excellent administrative skills and a good working knowledge of PC software, in particular Microsoft Office/Google are important, as well as the ability to plan and organise workload.

What Ashton Park School can offer:

  • Committed and supportive staff body with a real sense of community
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ashton Park Fitness Centre offers
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Access to staff sports and competitions
  • Up to 19.3% employer pension contribution
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Internal job market and great opportunities for progression
  • Family friendly policies
  • Free parking
  • Staff social events

What the school offers its staff

About Ashton Park Secondary School

This is an exciting time to join Ashton Park School & sixth form as we embed our vision for our School to be ‘Valued in our community for our passion for learning and a commitment to excellence within a caring atmosphere built on mutual respect, and celebration of success’.

We are looking for applicants who are passionate about students’ learning and who have an unequivocal commitment to excellence in all they do. The successful applicant will have the enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to deliver high quality student support. This role is essential in developing an effective independent learning culture in our sixth form and the successful candidate will be committed to the personal development of our students.

Being part of the professional learning community at Gatehouse Green Learning Trust will provide the post holder with outstanding opportunities to progress and contribute to the continuing development of both school and trust.

Ashton Park is an inclusive and oversubscribed school, with over 1200 students, set in the beautiful grounds of the Ashton Court Estate in Bristol. We have many strengths including a committed team of staff who are enthusiastic and passionate about their work and supporting the young people in our care. There is a hugely impressive range of opportunities on offer for our student body. We are a very happy school community.

We truly believe Ashton Park has the potential to develop into a beacon of academic excellence over the next few years. If you are prepared for the challenge of playing a significant role in helping us achieve this and have a core belief that all students, no matter what their background or prior attainment can achieve, then we would welcome an application from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ashton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Ashton Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1224 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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