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General Teacher - Goldwyn Folkestone (Maternity Cover) - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-348T
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus SENA
  • Start Date:April 2024/ASAP
  • App Close Date:03/03/2024 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

Required as soon as possible - MATERNITY COVER (full or part time considered) 

Based at Goldwyn School, Parkfield Road, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5BY

We are seeking to appoint a General Teacher.  This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher with a range of skills, subject knowledge, drive and passion to make a difference to students who are likely to have experienced little previous success within a school environment.

The right candidate will have experience of working with students whose primary needs are SEMH and Autism and be able to work positively within our maths department to ensure that the delivery of mathematics and numeracy skills across the school is purposeful and appropriate to the needs of our students.

We are an outstanding school and always looking to develop our practice; as such, we are ever keen to employ candidates who have a range of professional experiences and can offer, not only quality teaching, but something ‘different’.

We welcome qualified teachers at any stage of their career, from mainstream or special education as well as newly qualified teachers.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Barry McGinn, Director of Pathway: barry.mcginn@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk

 Closing Date:  3 March 2024                                   

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Goldwyn School reserves the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process and early applications are encouraged.

 

Goldwyn School is committed to the highest standards in safeguarding procedures and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

References may be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

 

Information about the school

Goldwyn is an outstanding and unique secondary (11-18) SEMH special school in Kent, operating over 4 sites in Ashford and Folkestone, with each site running its own distinctive educational pathway.

We are a highly regarded and successful school which has expanded its provision to meet the needs of our increasingly complex and vulnerable students.

Following an internal restructuring, we are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed strategic leader to work with the Principal to maintain the outstanding provision we have created, whilst seeking to develop innovative and exemplary practice within SEMH education.

Goldwyn School is a KCC Foundation Special School for children and young people with an EHCP for SEMH needs from age 11 to 18. Students who are admitted to the school have complex and wide ranging difficulties and come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds and a wide geographical area.

Goldwyn School is an Outstanding School (Ofsted 2022) for students with SEMH needs, and consists of: • Goldwyn Ashford in Great Chart, Ashford (TN23 3BT) • Goldwyn Folkestone in Parkfield Road, Folkestone (CT19 5BY) • Goldwyn Vocational Centre in Leacon Road, Ashford, Kent (TN23 4FB) • Goldwyn Plus in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme)

Why Work at Goldwyn: • “Goldwyn is a family; a truly supportive unit” – School Governor • We are values driven – they are not words on a page, they are core to our school and its ethos • We have a strong and dynamic leadership team who support each other and who offer an extensive level of coaching and expertise • Our staff are our secret weapon – without a staff that feel supported and invested in, we cannot offer our students the very best education. Our staff wellbeing strategy, ambassadors and events build and sustain our team • Collaborative working is well established at the school and this fosters a culture of staff learning • There is a learning culture for our staff, with extensive CPD on offer for effective and tailored professional development • The school adopts a 2-week extended October half term to support staff wellbeing • Working from the KSENT Trust, you will have opportunities to participate in practitioner research in education, school-to-school support, and a range of leadership development programmes • Opportunities to work with partners and national leaders at the forefront of SEMH education

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 662177

Documents

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.