We are an Equal Opportunities employer and take pride in the diversity of our work force. The Avenue School is an exciting place to work as every day is different and brings new challenges. We are committed to the professional development and wellbeing of our staff. Aside from a substantial induction package of training for new employees, staff are also able to access the following:
- An Employee Assistance Programme (including: Well Being Services; Private Medical Service; Physiotherapy; and Counselling Services);
- Use of gym equipment;
- Mindfulness, massage and aromatherapy;
- Staff socials;
- Discounted use of facilities for special events.
We constantly seek ways of supporting the career development of our employees whether this be through promotion or through developing expertise within an area of interest. We have supported a number of Support Assistants through teacher training using both School Direct and the Assessment Only Route.
We are part of the Whitley Excellence Cluster (WEC) and external School Direct Applicants who are interested in training with us can find further information from the Geoffrey Field Junior School website: www.geoffreyfieldjuniorschool.co.uk
It is not necessary to have experience of special needs in order to apply for positions at The Avenue School. We seek candidates who want to make a positive difference to the lives of our pupils and who are willing to commit to the training and induction package that we are able to offer.