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Teaching Assistant - Goldwyn Plus - Term Time

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-250S
  • Posted:20/10/2021
  • Pay:KR3 plus SENA
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:10/11/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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This is a temporary position which is dependent upon additional pupil funding

Goldwyn School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join our valued team of staff in supporting children and young people. This is an exciting time to become part of our organisation as we look to further expand and build on our success. 

This is a unique opportunity to make a real difference. We are looking for an individual who is 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.

This could be your ideal next role if you are:

  • Experienced or passionate in working with students aged 11-18 years with a range of social emotional mental health and/or behavioural needs.
  • Confident in working in an education environment in which behaviour will be challenging on a regular basis
  • Comfortable working with both clear direction and using your own initiative
  • An effective team player
  • Committed and enthusiastic to provide bespoke learning experiences to vulnerable children and young people
  • Patient, resilient, calm and composed
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to meet deadlines and work comfortably in a challenging and demanding environment 

In return, we can offer:

  • A supportive working environment
  • The opportunity to be part of an experienced, hardworking and aspirational team 

We would like to hear from you, if you:

  • Would like to join our enthusiastic and committed team
  • Would like to support our young people in becoming independent and happy adults
  • Would like the opportunity to develop professionally
  • Have an interest in developing your skills in a highly specialised field

 The successful individuals will have:

  • A commitment to young people and their education
  • A positive attitude and sense of humour
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A good team working ethic

Goldwyn students are of mixed and high ability (NC level 3-4 on entry) and as such are capable of achieving GCSE and other Level 2 qualifications in Year 11. 

This post is offered on Kent Range 3 £18,425 per annum pro rata (actual £13,921 per annum) plus SEN Allowance of £1,323 (total Annual Salary £15,244 and is for 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 staff development days).    

You are welcome to visit at your earliest opportunity - please contact Jon Bumpus, Centre Manager: jon.bumpus@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk 

Information about the school

Goldwyn is a pioneering school that provides an exciting, high achieving and creative curriculum for students who have social, emotional and health needs. Every child at Goldwyn is unique and it is our mission to design a learning pathway that reflects high 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 Sixth Form in Leacon Road, Ashford, Kent (TN23 4FB) • Goldwyn Plus in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme)

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 662177

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).