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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-166S
  • Posted:19/12/2018
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:20/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Based at Goldwyn Folkestone

Goldwyn School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join our valued team of staff at Goldwyn School in supporting children and young people across their sites. This is an exciting time to become part of our organisation as we look to further expand and build on our success. This post is based at our Goldwyn Folkestone site in Parkfield Road, Folkestone CT19 5BY. 

This is a unique opportunity to make a real difference. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about working with children and young people with Special Educational Needs, and who can help us make a positive impact on a student’s life by helping them to achieve their full potential.   All our students have an Education, Health and Care Plan in place and a range of needs including Social, Emotional & Mental Health difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and ADHD.

We are looking for someone who possess:

  • A passion and commitment to supporting vulnerable children and young people.
  • Ideally have some knowledge or experience working with children and young people with SEN.
  • Are willing to work as part of a team
  • Have the commitment and enthusiasm to provide bespoke learning experiences to troubled children and young people
  • Patience, resilience, calm and composure
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • A proven ability to meet deadlines and work comfortably in a challenging and demanding environment

 If you are interested in a particular role, please specify this at time of application.

This post is offered on a salary of Kent Range 3; £15,628 - £17,188 (actual salary £11,583) + SENA (£1,276.50 per annum)and is for 32.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year (term time only plus 5 staff development days). 

You are welcome to visit at your earliest opportunity - please contact the school in the first instance. 

To apply please complete the application form and email it to tina.brobyn@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk 

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



Information about the school

Goldwyn is a pioneering school that provides an exciting, high achieving and creative curriculum for students who have a "learning difference". Every child at Goldwyn is unique and it is our mission to design a learning pathway that reflects high GCSE aspirations as well as encouraging their inherent talents through music, art, languages, technology, science, sport, vocational education and much more. The Goldwyn leaders and all our staff are inspirational and committed to providing a happy, secure and stimulating school in which students enjoy their learning. We provide an education which develops the whole child academically, socially and emotionally. We focus our energies on ensuring that all children aim for excellence in their work and are able to achieve the very best that they can.

Goldwyn School is a KCC Foundation Special School for children and young people with an EHCP for SEMH needs from age 11 to 16 (provision for 16+ is delivered at Goldwyn Sixth Form College). 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 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 Plus at Goldwyn Educational Studios in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme)

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 662177


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.