9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

1. To set clear learning objectives and plan for and teach across the whole age and ability range.

2. Use information to plan lessons and learning materials to motivate and support all students to make at least good progress.

3. To have high aspirations and set challenging targets for all students, to ensure they remember,know and can do more.

4. To set high expectations for learners' behaviour, learning, motivation and presentation of work by establishing a purposeful working atmosphere and providing challenging and inspirational learning experiences.

5. To work in collaboration with Teaching Assistants assigned to any teaching group/student withinthe group.

6. Take account of students’ prior learning, learning styles and needs and use them to setappropriately challenging targets and learning activities.

7. To promote and develop literacy and numeracy skills throughout teaching and learning activitiesso that literacy and numeracy do not present barriers to learning.

8. To provide intervention activities for those students who need support to boostattainment/progress or who require additional challenge.

9. Set work for students absent from school for health or disciplinary reasons.

10. To manage the behaviour and discipline of students within the classroom in line with the school’s Behaviour for Learning Policy

11. To ensure that teaching room, resources and equipment are maintained in good order, withparticular regard to Health & Safety and security of property.

12. To use ICT and other technologiesand learning resources aslearning toolsto inspireand motivatelearners.

13. To ensure that a stimulating learning environment is maintained in the classroom, includingprovision of a high quality of display.

What the school offers its staff

St Giles is an inspiring, exciting and aspirational school for children and young people aged 3-18 with a broad range of difficulties from moderate/severe to profound and multiple, which includes those with autism and associated behaviours.

Based in Retford, our school provide highly specialised and personalised education to children and young people with Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP) from across the whole of the Bassetlaw, which is the most northerly district of Nottinghamshire.

We’re also a growing school. We have been commissioned to expand our provision from September 2022, with the introduction of a brand new class. There are currently 158 pupils on roll - 62 primary aged pupils and 96 secondary and post 16 aged learners. We anticipate we will have 179 pupils in 19 classes from September 2023 – and we’re really excited!!!

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About St Giles School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 18
School size
153 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Phone number
01777 703683

St. Giles is a friendly and aspirational school for children and young people aged 3-18 with a broad range of special educational needs, from moderate/severe to profound and multiple, which includes those with autism. We are situated in the market town of Retford and our school serves the whole of the Bassetlaw area, which is the most northerly district of Nottinghamshire. Our pupils are encouraged to work in a stimulating and caring environment, where they are taught that ‘no dreams are out of reach’. Our aim is to develop the full potential of individual children involving teachers, other professionals and parents in partnership. St. Giles School develops the full potential our pupils by providing a broad based and balanced curriculum which is individually tailored to the needs of each pupil. Curriculum includes National Curriculum and its pre-requisites, sensory education, communication skills, a wide ranging personal and social education programme, mobility education, and a well-developed post 16 education programme.

Arranging a visit to St Giles School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email swilliams@st-giles.notts.sch.uk.

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