Current Vacancies

The Chiltern School is an Area Special School in Central Bedfordshire, we cater for pupils from 3-19 years across 2 sites. 

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 were rated a Good school by OFSTED in October 2017. 

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

Our preference is for completed application forms to be returned by email. However, forms can be posted or hand delivered to either school site.

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We are currently advertising the following vacancies:

Class Teacher (SEND)

Grade: MPS/UPS

Salary: Full time / Permanent (salary dependent on experience)

Job Description:

We are looking for a teacher who “Dares 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.

Visits to this split site school are encouraged.  These can be arranged by contacting Karen Unsworth, Headteacher’s PA 01582 866972 or by email at kunsworth@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

Closing date for applications:  Friday 8th March 2019 at 4pm

Interviews:  TBC

Class Teacher Job Description and Person Specification

TEACHER only Teaching application form

Teacher Application Guidelines

Teaching Assistant - Level 2

Grade: Level 2 Point 12-15

Salary: (Full Time Salary £17,173 - £17,972) Term Time only: pro rata 32.5 hours per week, £13,076 - £13,684

Job Description:

We are looking for TA 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 Teaching Assistant with the ability to engage pupils in motivating and creative learning, come and join our talented team.

Permanent Posts available for both sites – please see full job description and person specification below.

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

Teaching Assistant Level 2 Including Lunchtime Duties

TA2 & TA3 Application Form

Application Guidelines

Teaching Assistant - Level 1

Grade: Point 9-12

Salary: (Full Time Salary £16,755 - £17,173) Term Time only, pro rata 8.75 hours per week £3,435 - £3,520 (£8.68 – £8.90 per hour)

Job Description:

Permanent Posts available on both sites – please see full job description and person specification below.

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

Teaching Assistant Level 1 ( Including Lunchtime Duties)

TA1 Application Form

Application Guidelines

Cleaner

Job Description:

We are looking for committed staff to work in this Area Special School – please see full job description and person specification below.

Hours of work are 3:30-6:15pm

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

Cleaner job description

Cleaner person spec

Cleaner ApplicationForm

Application Guidelines

“The school’s curriculum offers an exciting range of opportunities, on-site and offsite, to develop pupils’ confidence and independence”.

Ofsted, 2017