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Inclusion Support Worker

Grade 5 (Actual Salary £14,622 - £15,699) 37 hours per week term time only.

As a Good school with an Outstanding Sixth Form, staff and students at Ridgewood enjoy some of the very best facilities available in the country. We are enjoying a trajectory of continued success and look forward to welcoming a successful applicant who can join us on our journey. Our associate staff are incredibly valuable to us and are integral to our continued success, playing a key role in the school.

Our school motto, ‘Prepare for the road ahead’, represents our belief in preparing our staff and students for their future, not only in terms of academic achievement, but also in terms of the training, enrichment and experiences which make us all model citizens. Our school values – Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork and Enjoyment – underpin what we do and contribute to our ethos in everything we undertake as a school community. We set our standards high and do not compromise, because we believe in the best for everyone.

The successful candidate will work with staff, agencies and families to provide support and guidance to identified BESD pupils and those engaged with them, by removing barriers to learning in order to achieve in the Alternative Curriculum Provision and mainstream education, promote effective participation, enhance individual learning, raise aspirations and achieve full potential.

Candidates are required to possess 4 GCSEs (A-C) including English or Maths, or a minimum of three years’ experience working with children.

We are committed to offering the staff who work at Ridgewood every opportunity to become the best they can be. Our training packages, for staff at all stages of their careers, are second to none.

Are you seeking an energetic, vibrant working environment, working alongside supportive colleagues and a dedicated team of senior leaders committed to whole school development? If so, Ridgewood School is for you.

For full details, to discuss the role or to request an application pack, please contact the school on 01302 783939 or email We welcome visits from potential candidates – please contact the school to arrange this.  Completed applications should be returned directly to school via post or email:  

The closing date for this post is Monday 25 February 2019.

Ridgewood School reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The school operates a no smoking policy.