6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Teacher Pay Scale

Job summary

• to consistently implement all school policies,

• to engage and inspire learners in teaching, learning and assessment to achieve their aspirational challenging targets

• to effectively communicate, engage and support parents, carers and volunteers

• to contribute timely to the production of reports to parents/carers on learners’ attainment, progress and personal development

• to be technologically literate

• The Post Holder will be expected to contribute to:

• the achievement of high standards and expectations for all learners

• continuous whole school improvement

• school improvement planning, by identifying strengths and areas for development and recommending appropriate action

• the timely and effective collection, input and analysis of data relating to learner progress to identify trends, strengths and areas for development

• the monitoring and the evaluation of assessment and the planning and implementation of appropriate action

• the reporting of learner attainment identifying barriers to learning and recommendations for support and improvement

• whole school, department and subject self-evaluations including Ofsted by providing judgments and supporting evidence

• the development, implementation and planned review of Schemes of Work

• providing continuity and progression for all learners through collaborative working

• individualised approaches to teaching, learning and assessment

• the setting of aspirational challenging targets for all learners

• an individualised curriculum offer for all learners

• the implementation of agreed improvements resulting from self-evaluation

• ensuring that appropriate and sufficient resources are available to support the delivery of the curriculum

• the effective use of Support Staff through joint planning, outstanding classroom practice and the evaluation of outcomes

• the effective liaison with the Senior Leadership Team, Departmental Leaders, Subject Co-ordinators and Higher-Level Teaching Assistants to promote high standards, expectations and the well-being of learners

• strategies to positively and productively involve parents/carers, the wider community, and the business community in the life of the school
• positive behaviour for learning, allowing the focus of effective teaching and learning to take place

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Candidates are required to apply via the 'Wigan Greater Jobs' website.
No other method of application will be accepted.
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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
100 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01942 776688

About Landgate School, Bryn

Aspire Federation is a partnership between two Wigan Special Schools, Oakfield High School and College and Landgate School and College.

Landgate is a School for learners aged 4-19 with Autism and/ or Communication and Interaction conditions. We are a small school, with huge impact, dedicated to improving outcomes for learners and their families in the Wigan borough and beyond. We demonstrate extraordinary dedication, outward thinking and inspirational teaching, learning and sensory practice.

At Landgate, our mission is ‘Bringing Learning to Life’ through readiness and engagement for learning and targeted, purposeful and innovative learning opportunities. Our learners are encouraged to become confident, happy, independent young adults and valued members of the wider community.

Landgate School / College is an expanding specialist provision for children with autism, some with challenging behaviour, ages 4-19 years and provides for up to 108 learners. The school has a borough – wide catchment area. Some learners may also have medical conditions that affect their ability to learn.

Arranging a visit to Landgate School, Bryn

Perspective applicants can request a ‘covid safe’ visit to school or ask for further information via email to: enquiries@admin.landgate.wigan.sch.uk.
A member of the Senior Leadership Team will contact and respond to any relevant information request.

School location

Landgate Lane, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN4 0EP

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