Staff Benefits at Ashlyns

Ashlyns provides and well resourced, exciting environment for staff. Our systems provide flexible working and a truly collaborative culture. Our Georgian style, listed building is an impressive sight. Built in 1935 as a founding hospital, it is steeped in history; it’s very fabric has an ethos of looking after children.

Our school is located on the edge of the market town of Berkhamsted in south west Hertfordshire, which has recently been named The Sunday Times’ best place to live in the south east of England. Berkhamsted is surrounded by Chiltern countryside, is within easy reach of London (30 minutes to Euston by rail) and has great transport links with M25, M1 and A41. We have lovely staff accommodation for colleagues moving to the area, subject to availability, in our on-site lodges. Berkhamsted is easily commutable from many nearby towns including Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead, Luton, St Albans and Watford.

As well as joining our experienced and close-knit team, there are other benefits that come with the role:

Health / Wellbeing Support
Free use of on-site gym with weekly staff fitness sessions
Free access to mental health support, physiotherapy, menopause support
Free annual flu jab
Dedicated and active Staff Wellbeing/Social Team
Excellent staff facilities: ample on-site parking, large staff room, free tea and coffee, departmental offices
Staff Occasional Day (school usually schedules this annually)
London fringe allowance pay scale
Career Average Pension
Elective – Paid lunch duty available plus lunch allowance
Herts Reward Scheme: savings at supermarkets, on leisure activities
Cycle to work scheme
Children of Staff Admission Rule