This job expired on 3 March 2024

  • Closing date

    3 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS plus SEN Allowance

Class Teacher for Informal Learners job summary

We are looking for teachers who “Dare to be different” to join us.

The Chiltern School is an Area Special School in Central Bedfordshire. Our school 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.

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 whole child.

Our curriculum is innovative and bespoke so teaching our young people involves a variety of different skills. Due to our expanding size and increasing numbers of pupils, we have vacancies in the primary, secondary and post 16 age phases for teachers to work with pupils who follow an informal curriculum and have complex learning, communication and sensory needs.

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 ECTs and teachers with mainstream or special school experience.

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

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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About The Chiltern School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
330 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

The Chiltern School is a coeducational special school located over two sites in Dunstable and Houghton Regis in Bedfordshire, England. The school accepts pupils from all over the Central Bedfordshire area.

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