Turning Futures Around

Occupational Therapists

Full Time salary, NHS Band 6/7 equivalent

Permanent Contract

Part time applications (including term-time only) will be considered


Chiltern Way Academy is a cutting edge and transformational organisation for students with ASC and SEMH, currently spanning four campuses, with two secondary schools, one primary school and one combined school.

Our clear purpose is to make an enduring difference to our students’ lives, providing them with the knowledge, resilience and skills to enable them to have purposeful and lasting employment.

We are looking for dynamic and inspirational Occupational Therapists to join our talented, loyal and hardworking team dedicated to improving outcomes for our children.


We Offer

  • An exciting opportunity to support and contribute towards the future development of the academy’s therapy offer
  • Regular CPD and clinical supervision
  • Freedom to explore and implement new impactful initiatives
  • A hugely committed, purposeful and supportive team
  • Being part of an innovative and rapidly growing organisation


  We Want

  • Experienced, qualified therapists who are passionate about making a difference for children and young people
  • Dynamic, reflective and progressive practitioners
  • Courageous innovators
  • Therapists with experience of planning and delivering specialist, targeted and universal interventions


The Wendover Campus admits secondary aged young people with predominantly SEMH needs, the Prestwood Campus focuses on secondary aged young people with an ASC diagnosis, the Bierton Hill Campus educates and cares for primary aged children with SEMH and ASC and the Wokingham Campus is designated for both primary and secondary aged children with ASC and SEMH needs.  Working arrangements will be agreed with the successful candidate based on the need of the students. 


For more information, please contact: Mark Taylor, Deputy Head/Lead SENDCO

Email:  marktaylor@chilternway.org      Telephone: 01296 622 157 (ext 227) 


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