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Deputy Headteacher

Georgetown Primary School, Tredegar, NP22 4LJ
L8 - L12 (£47,501 – £52,414 per annum)
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Appointment for 2nd September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

The Headteacher and Governing Body of Georgetown Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher with a passion for school improvement and exemplary classroom practice.

The successful applicant will have the ability to teach across the primary phase and have an up to date knowledge and understanding of the National Mission for Wales.  They will be a strategic thinker with proven leadership, management and interpersonal skills.  The successful applicant will have an up to date knowledge and understanding of the new curriculum for Wales and a proven track record of embracing and leading curriculum change.  They will have the knowledge, skills and ambition to ensure that experience, attainment and achievement are maximised for all learners throughout our school.  We are looking for someone with a passion for making a real difference and someone who is committed to engaging with all stakeholders to ensure that Georgetown remains a school at the heart of its local community.

The Headteacher and Governors will provide support for the successful candidate who will demonstrate a strong commitment to working closely with them to provide high quality leadership and the best possible education for our children.  They will also support the successful candidate in all aspects of school life; thereby creating a practice of effective learning and development throughout the school and its wider community.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.


Closing Date:           At Midday, Friday 31st May 2019

Shortlisting:              Monday 3rd June 2019

Interviews:                Friday 14th June 2019


Stage 1: Candidates will be observed in their own setting by the Headteacher between the 5th and 13thJune 2019.  You will be notified on Tuesday 4th June 2019 of your lesson observation day /time.

Stage 2: If invited to interview, candidates will be invited to visit the school and meet the school council on Thursday 13th June 2019.  Candidates will need to be available for formal interview for the full day on Friday 14th June 2019.

Potential candidates are warmly welcomed to look around the school on Friday 24th May.  Please contact the school directly on 01495 717341 to arrange this.

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