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Teaching Learning & Assessment Lead - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-212T
  • Posted:29/01/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus TLR and SENA
  • Start Date:April 2020
  • App Close Date:03/02/2020 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Teaching Learning and Assessment Lead (Deputy Centre Manager)

Goldwyn School, Godinton Lane, Great Chart, Ashford, Kent TN23 3BT

Full-Time position - Includes  0.4 Teacher of English at KS4

Salary:  MS/UPS (dependent on relevant experience and qualifications) + TLR & SENA 

We are seeking to recruit a highly experienced qualified teacher to join our Goldwyn Ashford Senior Management Team and leading our highly skilled and experienced teaching team. 

This post holder will also be responsible for the leading and delivery (0.4 fte) of the KS4 English programme (GCSE & Functional Skills). 

This post is suitable for an experienced middle leader or someone seeking to move into a more senior management role within our Outstanding SEMH provision. 

The successful applicant will need to have a positive and highly motivated approach, be flexible and accountable whilst retaining a sense of humour! 

Responsible to Head of Centre and Vice Principal (Teaching, Learning & Assessment) - Goldwyn School. 

  • The suitable applicant must be an outstanding classroom practitioner.
  • Proven understanding of SEN and differentiation within the classroom, in particularly with students with ASC and SEMH.
  • Recent experience of managing teams of people.
  • Experience of working successfully with teaching staff in a coaching and mentoring capacity.
  • Demonstrable ability to meet deadlines and work to a professional standard.
  • Proven experience and understanding of planning and assessment and improving progress.
  • Knowledge of learning styles & differentiation relating to need types and specific learning difficulties.
  • A commitment to enabling team working.
  • Proven ability to maintain own accurate and professional records.
  • Ability to work under pressure, maintaining calm a professional response.


If you are interested in applying for this position please contact Tina Brobyn, HR Manager: tina.brobyn@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk   A visit prior to application is recommended. 








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) • Goldwyn Sixth Form College, Ashford (TN23 3BT) and Folkestone (CT19 5BY

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.