Current Vacancies

To apply for any of the vacancies:

You can download an Application form and job descriptions which are found at the bottom of this webpage. Alternatively, if you would prefer a hard copy please call the HR department on 01242 527631.

Applications can be sent via post to the following address:
Human Resources Department, National Star College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham, GL53 9QU

Or by email:

Please note in line with Equal Opportunities, we do not accept CVs as part of the application process.

National Star is proud to have been awarded the Two Ticks Positive About Disabled People symbol.

As a registered charity it is not our practice to acknowledge the receipt of application forms or to notify those candidates who are not shortlisted. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

National Star Foundation is the charity that supports students at the National Star College, an "outstanding college" (Ofsted 2012), as well as providing a wide range of services for people with disabilities.An Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required - further information on the pre-employment checks undertaken can be found under jobs.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

All posts are term time and based at our main Ullenwood site unless otherwise stated.

Applications will be accepted up to midday on the closing date unless stated otherwise on the individual vacancy notice

Catering Assistant

National Star, Ullenwood, GL53 9QU
£6.79 per hour
Sundays 8.30am – 7.00pm, term time only
Closing date: Tuesday 4th October 2014

You will undertake various catering duties, including serving food, cleaning and assisting the chef to enable the smooth running of the area. You will be able to work as part of a team and use your initiative. A Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable, training will be provided.

Food and Beverage Assistant

National Star, Ullenwood, GL53 9QU
£7.53 per hour
Variable hours
Closing date: Wednesday 5th November at Noon

To provide a high standard of service to all college users of the Star Bar and kitchen by providing food, beverages, licensed bar & snack service to college and legislative standards.

Senior Facilitator

National Star, Cheltenham
£18,515 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 19th November 2014 at Noon

Supporting the Residential Manager in the successful running of the residence, you will ensure that the highest standards of care are provided, encourage the learners in their personal development, and supervise and lead staff. You will have 2 year’s care experience and ideally a+ NVQ Level 3 in Care (or equivalent) or willingness to obtain.

Lead Physiotherapist

National Star, Ullenwood, GL53 9QU
£34-36,000 per annum, based on 44hrs over 40weeks
Closing date: Wednesday 19th November 2014
Interview date: tbc

35 - 44 hours p/w over 40 weeks (5 days per week)

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced practitioner to provide leadership and day to day management of our innovative physiotherapy team. As part of the learning programmes directorate you will work with tutors, support staff and other therapists to enable young people with disabilities, learning difficulties and acquired brain injuries to reach their goals.
To enable you to do this you will be working in a beautiful setting, with fantastic facilities including an aquatic therapy pool, sensory rooms, extensive equipment as well as a supportive and proactive team.

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Guidance Notes for completing application form 1.2 MB
Application Form 137.5 KB
Information for Applicants114.5 KB
Catering Assistant1.2 MB
Food and Beverage Assistant 47.5 KB
Senior Facilitator1.21 MB
Lead Physiotherapist 1.2 MB

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registered in England No 522846 at the above address.
VAT Registration No 184 5412 03.
Registered Charity No. 220239.