About us

The Chiltern School is an Area Special School in Central Bedfordshire. Our school is based on 2 sites. Each site offers all through education from 3-19 years. Our experienced staff provide stimulating learning opportunities addressing the needs of pupils with moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have associated needs which include communication and social interaction, physical, sensory and medical

About the job

Salary: £9,960-£10,570 a year pro rata
Hours per week: 20, Term time plus 5 days


The Chiltern School is 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 whole child.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work alongside our Site Agent and Health, Safety and Premises Manager.


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: Friday 15th November 2019 at 4pm
Interview date: To be confirmed

Application process

For further details and an application form please contact Karen Unsworth at The Chiltern School, Kingsland Campus, Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis LU5 5PX, telephone 01582 866972 or email kunsworth@chiltern.beds.sch.uk

Additional information

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.


Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).


CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

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