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The Chiltern School

Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 5PX recruitment@chiltern.beds.sch.uk www.chiltern.beds.sch.uk
Location: Dunstable
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 19 years

The Chiltern School

About The Chiltern School

Welcome to The Chiltern School – Where we “Dare To Be Different”

The Chiltern School is an Area Special School in Central Bedfordshire, we cater for pupils from 3-19 years. We provide a stimulating learning environment for pupils who have a wide range of needs from communication and interaction, cognition and learning; physical, sensory, 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 vision is to develop children who are happy, confident, inquisitive and independent.

Our curriculum is highly personalised, pupils follow different pathways to meet their changing needs, with a strong emphasis on celebrating the small steps. We have a caring yet purposeful environment where high expectations, good manners and positive relationships are nurtured.

Staff work together, expertly and enthusiastically, we provide high quality opportunities for continuous professional development, promote action research and use evidence based practice to enrich our own learning.

We believe that the individual is at the heart of everything we do, everyone is valued and our differences are celebrated. It is our aim that as members of the Chiltern Family:

  • Everyone will thrive
  • Everyone will feel safe, happy and fulfilled 
  • Everyone will want to explore the world
  • Everyone will acknowledge, encourage and nurture strengths and talents
  • Everyone will be able to engage in positive and healthy relationships
  • Everyone will have the determination to take the next step
  • Everyone will challenge themselves when presented with opportunities for personal and development 
  • Everyone will be encouraged to express themselves, make choices and engage in decision making about issues that affect their lives

Our school values consist of :-

  • Curiosity
  • Respect
  • Optimism
  • Resilience
  • Kindness
  • Humour
  • Respect
  • Courage

Current Vacancies

Land-based Learning Lead

Land-based Learning Lead

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

We're seeking a visionary leader who embodies this spirit, someone who isn't afraid to challenge convention and forge new pathways in education.

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £25,119.00 - £27,334.00 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Learning Support Assistant Level 2

Learning Support Assistant Level 2

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School aspires to be a forward thinking ‘Centre of Excellence’, where we put the pupils at the heart of all decision making. We endeavour to take a holistic approach, valuing the whol...

  Permanent | Part-Time/Full-Time
  £17,677.39 - £17,972.60 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Learning Support Assistant Level 3

Learning Support Assistant Level 3

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Our experienced staff provide stimulating learning opportunities addressing the needs of pupils with moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties.

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £19,678.80 - £20,688.56 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Learning Support Assistant Level 1

Learning Support Assistant Level 1

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School aspires to be a forward thinking ‘Centre of Excellence’, where we put the pupils at the heart of all decision making. We endeavour to take a holistic approach, valuing the whol...

  Permanent | Part-Time/Full-Time
  £17,105.33 - £17,677.39 Annually (FTE)
      Salary based on 32.5 hours per week
New SHARE

Forest School Practitioner

Forest School Practitioner

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Are you a qualified Level 3 Forest School Practitioner who ‘Dares to be Different’ and who is passionate about Forest Schools and Outdoor Education?

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £18,237.17 - £19,210.80 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Business Support Assistant

Business Support Assistant

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

We are looking to recruit a full time Business Support Assistant to assist in the administration of a range of financial and business procedures.

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £21,100.26 - £21,452.63 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE
Join Our Talent Pool

Let us know you are interested in working with us by joining our Talent Pool.

Policies & Documents

  1. Inspection Report.pdf
  2. The Chiltern School Vision V2.docx
  3. The Chiltern School 10012515 Final PDF.pdf
  4. CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFEGUARDING POLICY Approved By Governors July 17.doc

School Information

Location: Dunstable
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 19 years

Current Vacancies

Land-based Learning Lead

Land-based Learning Lead

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

We're seeking a visionary leader who embodies this spirit, someone who isn't afraid to challenge convention and forge new pathways in education.

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £25,119.00 - £27,334.00 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Learning Support Assistant Level 2

Learning Support Assistant Level 2

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School aspires to be a forward thinking ‘Centre of Excellence’, where we put the pupils at the heart of all decision making. We endeavour to take a holistic approach, valuing the whol...

  Permanent | Part-Time/Full-Time
  £17,677.39 - £17,972.60 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Learning Support Assistant Level 3

Learning Support Assistant Level 3

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Our experienced staff provide stimulating learning opportunities addressing the needs of pupils with moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties.

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £19,678.80 - £20,688.56 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Learning Support Assistant Level 1

Learning Support Assistant Level 1

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School aspires to be a forward thinking ‘Centre of Excellence’, where we put the pupils at the heart of all decision making. We endeavour to take a holistic approach, valuing the whol...

  Permanent | Part-Time/Full-Time
  £17,105.33 - £17,677.39 Annually (FTE)
      Salary based on 32.5 hours per week
New SHARE

Forest School Practitioner

Forest School Practitioner

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Are you a qualified Level 3 Forest School Practitioner who ‘Dares to be Different’ and who is passionate about Forest Schools and Outdoor Education?

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £18,237.17 - £19,210.80 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE

Business Support Assistant

Business Support Assistant

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

The Chiltern School, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

We are looking to recruit a full time Business Support Assistant to assist in the administration of a range of financial and business procedures.

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £21,100.26 - £21,452.63 Annually (Actual)
New SHARE
Join Our Talent Pool

Let us know you are interested in working with us by joining our Talent Pool.

Are you looking for a different role at The Chiltern School? Let us know you are interested in working with us by joining our Talent Pool.

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