Come and join our brilliant team!


St Christopher’s School is an all age forward-thinking and innovative special school with a diverse pupil population. Our over 240 pupils have profound, severe or moderate learning difficulties and we have many pupils on the autistic spectrum. We are located in Lincoln. 


Pupil, family and staff engagement is extremely important to us and we endeavour to provide all our children and young people with memorable learning experiences that will truly enrich their lives.


We strive to involve the whole school community in making St Christopher’s a safe, happy, and truly outstanding place for our provision in which our pupils to can learn. Our talented, multi-disciplinary staff team have high expectations of our pupils and we aim to provide the kind of special education which families want for their children.


All job descriptions and application forms can be found below. 


We are looking for:


Would you like a new challenge in outstanding friendly and supportive special schools committed to team work?

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of a committed and dynamic team, focused on providing the very best education within our community. Lincoln St Christopher’s and St Francis Federation cater for students and pupils between the ages of 3-19 with a range of needs. 


Start date: Sept 2018 


Teaching Posts Available:

Post One: Permanent, full-time Post
Two and Three: Maternity leave cover, full-time
Post Four: Temporary, part-time until July 2019 (one - two days per week)


We are looking to appoint ambitious teachers who have a passion for teaching children with SEND and can offer the very best teaching and learning to our pupils and ensure they achieve the excellent outcomes they deserve. Previous experience of working in a special needs setting is not essential but could be
beneficial. We are looking for teachers that are passionate about working with children and are willing to support our vision of developing courageous and confident learners. We have high expectations that every pupil will be valued, challenged and supported to make sustained academic and personal progress.


What we will offer:
• Amazing young people
• Dynamic and forward thinking senior leadership teams and governors committed to staff support
• Career growth and development including induction and training that will be tailored to your needs, mentoring and coaching
• Teaching teams who work collaboratively to share expertise and workload
• Warm positive environment in which to work
• Schools that are innovative and continuously seeking opportunities to further improve and develop


If you have an interest and would like to learn more please call (01522) 528378 and ask to speak to Helen Todd for an informal conversation. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. We will be holding a tour of the school Monday 21st May at 1.00pm. Please contact Sue Turner on 01522 528378 or to book a place. 


Your application should demonstrate your commitment, knowledge and passion for working with children with SEND along with a willingness and enthusiasm to contribute further to the wider life and ethos of the school. To be successful, you will be an enthusiastic, experienced or newly qualified teacher dedicated to meeting pupils’ individual learning needs, within a positive learning journey towards helping them to achieve their aspirations.


Tel: 01522 528378
Email school for the pack of information –


Application deadline: Tuesday 22 May 2018

Completed applications to –

Interviews: Thursday 24 May 2018

Start date: Sept 2018 or sooner if possible


Teaching Assistant Posts Available:
2 permanent full time TA1 posts (SCP 6: 17,007 – SCP 9: 18,319)
1 maternity leave cover full time TA1 post (SCP 6: 17,007 – SCP 9: 18,319)



If you have an interest and would like to learn more please call and ask to speak to Kyna Adkins (Deputy Head teacher) for an informal conversation. We will be holding a tour of the school Friday 25th May at 1.00pm. Please contact Sue Turner on 01522 528378 or to book a place. 


Tel: 01522 528378
Email school for the pack of information –


Application Deadline: Friday 1st June 2018
Completed applications to –
Interviews: Wednesday 6th June 2018


Please note that if you have not heard from us by Tuesday 5th June then you have not been successful on this occasion but we thank you for your application.

To arrange a school visit please contact the School on 01522 528378 or email
The Federation is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Federation.


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