Science Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Teacher required for January 2018

Pay MPS / UPS – subject to experience

Goldwyn School endeavours to create a challenging & inspiring learning environment, where staff work together to encourage all students to reach their full potential. We celebrate the success of our students and encourage their individual talents and skills. We aim to maximise their access to and engagement with social and educational settings.

Goldwyn is a pioneering and "world-class" school that provides an exciting, high achieving and creative curriculum for students that 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 training and much more. The Goldwyn leaders and all our staff are inspirational, committed to providing a happy, secure and stimulating school in which students enjoy their learning. We provide an education that 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.

This post offers a unique opportunity to make a difference to students who are likely to have experienced little previous success within a school environment. 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.

Goldwyn School (Folkestone) is seeking to appoint an innovative and passionate, highly motivated and flexible Teacher. The post will include delivery of KS3/4 Science and possible Functional Skills English and Maths to post 16. However we are primarily looking for someone to bring something new and exciting to our small and professional team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher with a range of skills and subject knowledge with drive and passion to be a part of a new team working together within an exciting new development at Goldwyn’s Folkestone site.

Goldwyn School has re-structured its provision at Folkestone to cater for a diverse range of needs. The distinct pathways provided currently are KS3 Nurture, KS4 Vocational/GCSE and KS5 students.

For an informal chat regarding this position, please contact Charlotte Rosslyn Co-Principal or Pete Lewis on 01233 622958.

Please include a CV and covering letter with your application addressed to Charlotte Rosslyn Goldwyn School.

Goldwyn School was judged to be outstanding in all categories during its most recent Ofsted Inspection in June 2014.

Goldwyn School is committed to the highest standards in safeguarding procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to appropriate DBS checks. Goldwyn school is an equal opportunities employer.

The successful candidate will:-

  • Be a qualified teacher.
  • Have a knowledge of working with children with SEMH.
  • Have a willingness to work as part of a team, working flexibly within a range of different roles as required.
  • Have a proven commitment and enthusiasm to providing bespoke learning experiences to troubled children.

Closing Date: 11/12/2017 at 17:00

Interviews: TBA

Information about the school

The Goldwyn Education Group consists of:

Goldwyn School in Great Chart, Ashford (TN23 3BT)

Goldwyn, Folkestone in Parkfield Road, Folkestone (CT19 5BY)

Goldwyn College in Norfolk Drive, Ashford ((TN23 4FB)

Goldwyn Plus at Goldwyn Educational Studios in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) our alternative curriculum programme.

We cater for BESD students aged 11-16 years old and work towards providing environments where students experience:

  • a sense of personal security
  • respect and being valued
  • supportive relationships
  • sharing their lives with positive adult role models
  • successful achievement boosting their self esteem
  • wide opportunities to obtain academic and/or vocational qualifications
  • chance to develop and exercise personal responsibility

Our aim is to reverse patterns of failure and ultimately encourage students to be the best that they can be.

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.