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.

The organisation is signed up to the Two Ticks Disability

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

Temporary Speech and Language Therapist

£22,000.00 per annum pro rata | Fixed Term - End of July 2015 | Ullenwood, Cheltenham | 12 hours per week during term time

We are seeking a qualified practitioner with HPCP registration and RCSLT membership, to join the existing team of experienced therapists and assistants. The successful candidate will have interest and experience of working with clients with PMLD, and Autism, providing direct and indirect therapeutic support in a range of settings, and knowledge of AAC, PECs, Signing and Intensive Interaction.

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd September at Noon

Positive Behavioural Support Co-ordinator - circa £30,000.00 per annum

Term time only | 44 hours per week | 39 weeks per year | Location: GL53 9QU, Near Cheltenham / Gloucester

National Star is an “Outstanding” specialist residential college providing further education to young adults with complex physical and learning disabilities, autism and acquired brain injuries.

We are looking to recruit a dedicated and respectful specialist practitioner to lead, promote and facilitate a positive behaviour framework at the college. You will work with a diverse student cohort with a range of behavioural, emotional and social development needs.

To be successful, you will have experience of working directly with clients who have demonstrated challenging behaviour and have a proven track record of supervising staff from a variety of disciplines, service development and staff training

Closing date: Thursday 25th September at Noon | Interview date: Wednesday 8th October

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Application Form 137.5 KB
Guidance Notes for completing application form 1.2 MB
Information for Applicants114.5 KB
Positive Behavioural Support Coordinator84 KB
Speech and Language Therapist 300.5 KB

National Star Foundation and National Star College:
registered in England No 522846 at the above address.
VAT Registration No 184 5412 03.
Registered Charity No. 220239.