23 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
39.5 hours per week, 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 staff development days).
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20,997 - £22,918
Actual salary
£19,281 - £21,045

Job summary

Goldwyn School is seeking to appoint an LCU Pastoral Manager who can make a strong contribution as part of our team supporting students’ pastoral, behavioural and welfare needs across the school. Duties will include assisting in the smooth running of the school day and dealing with pastoral, behaviour and welfare issues as well as contributing to our curriculum enrichment programme and supporting students in the class. Flexibility, resilience and a sense of humour are important characteristics alongside excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

As a Pastoral Manager, you will provide a vital link between families, the school and other partnership agencies. You will work creatively to provide and co-ordinate a range of support to remove barriers to learning and improve outcomes for our young people. The successful candidate will also address concerns relating to student attendance.

The successful candidate must have experience of supporting individuals and groups of students along with high levels of written and verbal communication, organisational and administrative skills.

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.

Applying for the job

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School overview

School type
Special school, ages 10 to 18
Education phase
School size
192 pupils enrolled
Age range
10 to 18
Contact phone number

About Goldwyn 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 Sixth Form in Leacon Road, Ashford, Kent (TN23 4FB)
• Goldwyn Plus in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme)

Arranging a visit to Goldwyn School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Duncan Fryer, Head of Teaching & Learning: Duncan.fryer@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk if you would like to arrange a visit or find out more information.

School location

Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3BT

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