Come and Join us at the Chiltern School!

The commitment and support of our staff is a priority for us at the Chiltern School.

We take staff wellbeing seriously and recognise the importance of ensuring all staff have a healthy work life balance, whilst ensuring best outcomes for our pupils.

Our staff are knowledgeable and dedicated to helping our pupils unlock their full potential and lead fulfilled lives.

Recognised as a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted in October 2017, we are a unique school where all staff are valued and appreciated, where we have high expectations of each other but are committed to a model of development based on coaching principles.

We provide a stimulating learning environment for pupils who have a wide range of needs from communication and interaction; cognition and learning; physical, sensory and medical; social, emotional and mental health.

We understand the importance of developing and sustaining the learning environment required for our pupils to flourish. As such, we offer unique benefits to enhance the day-to-day working life at the Chiltern School. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Endless opportunities for continuing professional development, from accredited certificates to Master’s and National Leader Programmes.
  • The chance to work with a dedicated team of experienced professionals who are committed to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to thrive, who are forward thinking leaders, with the latest resources and a commitment to support all staff at whatever stage of their career.
  • A wealth of enrichment opportunities, including guest speakers, external trips and a range of projects throughout the year.

Join us as we embark on our journey to become an Outstanding Centre of Excellence for SEND.

The Chiltern School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and all posts within school are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check from the Disclosure and barring service. We are required to conduct online searches about shortlisted candidates in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process.

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community

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We are currently advertising the following vacancies:

Pastoral Support Worker

Grade: NJC Level 3A (SEN) point 6 to 9

Salary: £17,576.37-£18,557.28 per annum (actual)

Job Description:

We are looking for a Pastoral Support Worker who under the direction of the Director of Personal Development, will provide a complementary service to the work of Phase Leaders and Teachers to support pupils in overcoming barriers to learning both within and outside school and assist in raising aspirations.

The Chiltern School are proud of their learning environment where staff play a key role in driving standards and the progress of our pupils. We put young people at the heart of our decision making.

Where desired, we encourage staff to take advantage of our fantastic CPD, you can be sure of a great induction and exceptional CPD and where desired the potential for career development.

If you share our vision and dare to be different, come and join our talented team.

Closing date: Wednesday 14th June 2023

Interview date: Wednesday 21st June 2023

Pastoral Support Worker Job Description

Employment pack

Equal Opportunities Form

School Application Form


Salary: Salary: £6,963.65 per annum (Actual)

Job Description:

Are you hardworking, reliable and take pride in cleaning to a high standard? We require cleaners to work during term time + extra deep cleaning days in school holidays.

Successful candidates will be responsible for cleaning according to applicable guidelines using a variety of methods/equipment and adhere to health and safety regulations. In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Hours of work are 13.75 per week (3.15pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday) term time plus 2 weeks in the school holidays for deep cleaning.

Please complete an application form and equal opportunities form to apply. Completed applications should be sent to by no later than the closing date.

Closing date: Thursday 18th May midday

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 22nd May

Cleaner Job description

Employment pack

School Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Ever since James started at The Chiltern School he’s been like a different person. He loves school and can’t wait to get there everyday. We’ve seen such a massive change in his behaviour and outlook.