13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part-time, term time
32.5 hours per week 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday Term Time only
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year - reviewed annually subject to additional pupil funding)
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,425 plus SENA
Actual salary
£13,920 plus SENA

Job summary

This position is based at Goldwyn School, Ashford
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.

Additional allowances

SENA £1323 per annum

Applying for the job

Please complete the application form on Kent Teach

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

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 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)

    Arranging a visit to Goldwyn School

    You are welcome to visit at your earliest opportunity - please contact Tina Brobyn, HR Manager: tina.brobyn@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk

    School location

    Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3BT

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