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Vice Principal (Teaching, Learning & Assessment) - Full-time

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-209L
  • Posted:09/01/2020
  • Pay:L15 - L19
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:07/02/2020 at 11:00
  • Interviews:10 and 11 February 2020


Required for September 2020


(Teaching, Learning & Assessment)

L15 - L19 

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at Goldwyn School 

We are an Outstanding and unique secondary SEMH special school in Kent, which operates over 4 sites; each running its own distinctive educational pathway. 

This strategic senior leadership post has become available due to the retirement of our long-standing Vice Principal at the end of this academic year. 

This position will provide the successful candidate with an excellent career opportunity and an exciting chance to be a strategic leader within a highly successful, innovative and forward-thinking school. 

The successful candidate will have charisma, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders. They will have experience of leading an educational team and an ability to use coaching and mentoring to effect change. They will have an understanding of the complex needs of SEMH students and those with a diagnosis of Autism. 

We are looking for someone with leadership experience and a track record of outstanding classroom practice, with experience of delivering GCSE qualifications in core or a range of subjects.

We encourage potential candidates to visit the school prior to making a formal application for the post. Please contact Alison Kane, PA to make an appointment with the Principal:                


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 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 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) • Goldwyn Sixth Form College, Ashford (TN23 4FB)

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.