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English And Maths Functional Skills Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-170T
  • Posted:11/01/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Required as soon as possible

Based at Goldwyn Sixth Form College

We are looking for a motivated, inspiring and dedicated classroom practitioner to coordinate and undertake the planning, delivery and teaching of English and Maths Functional Skills to learners aged 16+ with SEMH needs, across their sites at Ashford and Folkestone. The role will involve teaching small groups and working one-to-one with students.  Additionally to support liaison and promotion of college provision and assist learners in their preparation for adulthood. 

Goldwyn Sixth Form College which is an independent special post 16 provider for students with EHCPs. Currently courses on offer at the College are Construction, Motor Mechanics, English and Maths GCSE

The post holder will have input into the overall development of Literacy and Numeracy across the vocational programmes offered, working with vocational tutors to develop assessment and planning.  They will also provide supplementary support to the leadership within a small team.  

We cater for SEMH and work towards providing environments where students experience:

  • a sense of personal security
  • respect and being valued
  • supportive relationships
  • sharing their lives with positive adult role models
  • successful achievement boosting their self esteem
  • wide opportunities to obtain academic and/or vocational qualifications
  • chance to develop and exercise personal responsibility and academic development

Closing Date: Thursday 7 February 2019 (midday)

Goldwyn School reserves the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process and early applications are encouraged.

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

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.