Vacancies

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.

Please can application forms be electronically sent to

recruitment@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

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We are currently advertising the following vacancies:

Business Support Assistant

Grade: NJC Point 8-12

Salary: Salary £20,493-£22,183 pro rata - Full time - 41 weeks term time plus 2 weeks worked across school holidays

Job Description:

We are looking for a strong candidate to provide professional financial and general administrative support to our administration team. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual with strong organisational and administration skills.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd October 2021 at midnight
Interviews: Week commencing 4th October 2021

Business Support Assistant Sept 21 (2)

Employment pack 1

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

Class Teacher (SEND)

Grade: MPS/UPS

Job Description:

We are looking for inspiring and forward thinking teachers who “Dare to be different”.  If you are passionate about education, have high aspirations for young people and you are an outstanding teacher with the ability to engage pupils in motivating and creative learning, come and join our talented team.

We welcome applications from NQTs and teachers with mainstream or special school experience.

For more information please contact recruitment@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021 at midnight

Interviews: Week commencing 4th October 2021

Class Teacher May 2021

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

Early Transitions Lead

Grade: MPS/UPS

Salary: Salary: MPS/UPS - with additional TLR2 of £2,873

Job Description:

We are looking for an early years specialist to lead the Early Transitions Department, working alongside the Assistant Headteacher and Extended Leaders group. The post holder is required to fully support the vision, ethos and policies of the school and will support the Strategic Development of the school.

All staff within the school are expected to make a valuable contribution. The post holder will:

  • Contribute to the development of the School Improvement Plan, monitoring its progress and effectiveness
  • Develop and implement policies which reflects the school’s commitment to  accelerated pupil progress and aspirational relevant outcomes which are consistent with national strategies and policies
  • Actively participate in whole school self-evaluation and school improvement planning
  • Manage the health, safety and welfare of all pupils in the department
  • Contribute to, and promote, the vision, culture and ethos of the school in your department
  • Take responsibility for leading Early Transitions on a day to day basis
  • Manage, monitor and account for budgets, setting appropriate priorities for expenditure and allocation of funds to ensure effective resources
  • Establish staff and resource needs and make appropriate recommendations
  • Further enhance our provision so that it continues to offer a safe, calm and inclusive environment for our children
  • Contribute to Governors’ meetings on any relevant issue when appropriate

Closing date: Friday 1st October 2021 at midnight

Interviews: Week commencing 4th October 2021

Early Transitions Lead May 2021

Employment pack 1

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

Learning Support Assistant - Level 3

Grade: Level 3 Point 6-9

Salary: (Full Time Salary £18,672 - £19,819) Term Time only plus 1 week pro rata 32.5 hours per week £14,999 - £15,916

Job Description:

We are looking for LSA level 3 staff who “Dare to be different”. If you are passionate about education, have high aspirations for young people and you are an outstanding Learning Support Assistant with the ability to engage pupils in motivating and creative learning, come and join our talented team.

Closing Date: Monday 27th September at midnight

Interview Date: Monday 4th October.

For more information please contact recruitment@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

 

LSA3 Job Description May 2021

Employment pack 1

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

Operational Lead - Post 16

Grade: MPS/UPS

Salary: MPS/UPS with additional TLR2 £2,873

Job Description:

We are looking for a Post 16 Operational Lead  who will work alongside curriculum and pedagogical leaders. The post holder is required to fully support the vision, ethos and policies of the school and will support the Strategic Development of the school.

All staff within the school are expected to make a valuable contribution. The post holder will:

  • Contribute to the development of the School Improvement Plan, monitoring its progress and effectiveness

  • Develop and implement policies which reflects the school’s commitment to  accelerated pupil progress and aspirational relevant outcomes which are consistent with national strategies and policies

  • Actively participate in whole school self-evaluation and school improvement planning

  • Manage the health, safety and welfare of all pupils in the pathway/phase.

  • Contribute to, and promote, the vision, culture and ethos of the school in their pathway/phase.

  • Take responsibility for leading staff and pupils on a day to day basis

  • Manage, monitor and account for budgets, setting appropriate priorities for expenditure and allocation of funds to ensure effective resources

  • Establish staff and resource needs and make appropriate recommendations

  • Further enhance our provision so that it continues to offer a safe, calm and inclusive environment for our children

  • Contribute to Governors’ meetings on any relevant issue when appropriate

Closing date: Friday 1st October 2021 at midnight.
Interviews week commencing 4th October 2021.

Operational Lead Pathway_ Post 16

Employment pack 1

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

Safeguarding and Mental Health Lead

Grade: NJC Equivalent or Leadership Pay Spine L1

Salary: Starting salary per year - NJC Equivalent or Leadership Pay Spine L1 £42,402 depending on candidate and experience

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be a senior leader with responsibility for Safeguarding across the school to support the Mental Health and wellbeing of pupils and staff. The post holder is required to fully support the vision, ethos and policies of the school and will support the Strategic Development of the school.

Please see the job application pack and job description for full details. Applications should be made by completing our application form, CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Midnight, Friday 1st October 2021

Interviews will be held week commencing 4th October 2021

Safeguarding and Mental Health Lead JD

Employment pack 1

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

Learning Support Assistant - Level 2

Grade: Level 2 Point 4-5

Salary: (Full Time Salary £17,173 - £17,972) Term Time only (Plus 1 week): pro rata 32.5 hours per week, £14,030 - £14,311

Job Description:

We are looking for LSA level 2 staff who “Dare to be different”. If you are passionate about education, have high aspirations for young people and you are an outstanding Learning Support Assistant with the ability to engage pupils in motivating and creative learning, come and join our talented team.

Closing Date: Monday 27th September at Midnight

Interview Date: Monday 4th October.

For more information please contact recruitment@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

LSA2 Job Description May 2021

Employment pack 1

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

Learning Support Assistant - Level 1

Grade: Level 1 Point 2-4

Salary: (Full Time Salary £16,755 - £17,173) Term Time only, pro rata 8.75 hours per week £3,630 - £3,777 (£8.68 – £8.90 per hour)

Job Description:

We are looking for LSA Level 1 staff who “Dare to be different”.  If you are passionate about education, have high aspirations for young people and you are an outstanding Learning Support Assistant with the ability to engage pupils in motivating and creative learning, come and join our talented team.

Closing Date: Monday 27th September 2021 at midnight.

Interview Date: Monday 4th October.

For more information please contact recruitment@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

LSA1 Job Description May 2021

Employment pack 1

Application Form Schools MASTER Final

Equal Opportunities Form MASTER Final

“The school is a happy place where pupils enjoy learning and make good progress”.

Ofsted, 2017