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Pshe/Careers Teacher And Careers Leader - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-182T
  • Posted:12/03/2019
  • Pay:MPS plus SENA
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:29/03/2019 at 13:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 3 April 2019


Required for September 2019

MPS/UPS + SENA. Possibility of TLR

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher to lead this vital area of school life. The successful candidate will be required to lead and teach PSHE and careers education within the KS3 and KS4 curriculum at Goldwyn Ashford and be responsible for careers education across all Goldwyn Centres as Careers Leader. 

The successful candidate will develop, lead and continually review the School’s Careers Strategy and Policy. In addition the postholder will have an understanding of the implication of CEIAG in terms of meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks. 

The successful candidate will:

  • have a passion for teaching and learning especially within the SEN sector
  • lead the design and implementation of an outstanding PSHE/Careers curriculum and education across Key Stages 3 and 4
  • ensure PSHE and Careers are thriving throughout the school and ensure the highest levels of engagement of all students
  • act as the Careers Leader across all Goldwyn Centres
  • Provide a Level 2 PSHE or Careers qualification at KS4

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the provision of a rich learning experience for students. Should you wish to be part of our future we welcome your application.

If you require any further information, please contact Pete Lewis, Vice Principal on 01233 622958 or email: pete.lewis@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 27 March 2019

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 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


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.