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  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

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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

Grade 4 NJC

What skills and experience we're looking for

Key Responsibilities

  • Using specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support pupils
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans
  • Establishing productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
  • Supporting pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs
  • Encouraging pupils to interact and work cooperatively with others and engaging all pupils in activities
  • Promoting independence and employing strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self reliance
  • Providing feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement
  • Attending to pupils’ personal needs and providing advice to assist in their social, health and hygiene development
  • Supporting provision for pupils with special needs
  • Working with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
  • Working with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate
  • Monitoring and evaluating pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording
  • Providing objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.
  • Being responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to the review of systems/records as requested
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  • 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
    159 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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