Student Support Worker

Recruitment Information

Date Posted16 February 2024
SalaryH6 plus fringe allowance
Type of post19.5 hours over 3 days, term time only
Closing date for applications27 February 2024
Interview dateShortly after interviews

“If children come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.”

Thank you for your interest in the post of Student Support Worker at Ashlyns School. The role will be based at School and you will have face-to-face interactions with Students who are experiencing or at risk of social, emotional, behavioral, and mental difficulties in school.

The information linked to our recruitment page below will give you an insight into our school, the high aspirations we have for our students, and the excellent support and opportunities given to staff.  

Ashlyns is a popular and oversubscribed school.  We became a full secondary school in September 2013 following the re-organisation of the education provision in Berkhamsted and now have over 1,400 students. The school has undergone significant refurbishment with continuing improvements in progress following the school’s expansion to eight forms of entry.  This is an exciting time to join our school and make your impression as we continue to grow and build on our success.

Ashlyns is a popular and oversubscribed school with more than 1500 students including a growing and successful Sixth Form.  The school was confirmed ‘Good’ by Ofsted in September 2023 with an ‘Outstanding’ Sixth Form provision.  View our Ofsted report here

Ashlyns is a thriving school with a rich heritage. Originally established for the most vulnerable in society, the school continues to emphasise the traditional values of respect, honesty, and hard work. These values, combined with high expectations, innovation, and creativity, mean that Ashlyns is a school that encourages and helps students to develop and make the most of their abilities and interests.

If you want to provide outstanding learning opportunities for students within a forward-thinking, hard-working school community, we would like to hear from you. We welcome visits from prospective candidates prior to application; please contact our HR Officer, Clare Richardson, on 01442 863 605 to arrange a tour.

James Shapland