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Willowtown Community Primary School
L20 – L26 (£63,806- £73,903 per annum)
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Hours:                                                Full time

Job Summary:                                  Headteacher required for Willowtown Community Primary School


  • Do you want to lead one of the fastest improved and most aspirational schools in Wales?
  • Do you have the vision, integrity, skills and stamina to shape and grow our vibrant learning environment at the heart of our community?
  • Could you inspire and motivate our dedicated and loyal staff and wonderful learners to aim for the very highest outcomes while engaging and involving our families in brand new dedicated facilities?

If so, read on…

An exceptional opportunity has arisen as the Governing Body of Willowtown Community Primary School seeks to appoint a new Headteacher for our highly successful and continually improving learning community in the heart of Ebbw Vale.

This opportunity offers a chance to strategically lead and inspire all stakeholders in a successful and vibrant learning organisation that has made rapid progress since 2015 and is now an EAS Professional Learning School, a Learning Network School (Numeracy and STEM) and a National Network school for the next stage of the development of the Curriculum for Wales.

NOR 455 (Including Nursery)

You will need keen interest in and experience of:

  • Family and community engagement
  • Outdoor learning and Foundation Phase pedagogy
  • Leadership of Professional Learning at the regional level
  • STEM and highly experiential learning
  • Innovative learning environments
  • Positive staff development
  • Financial management
  • Imaginative funding opportunities

If You Believe You Are That Person and Would Like to Know More, Please Click on the Link Below to View Further Information and Download the Application Pack

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

For candidates who are interested in applying, visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please phone Sian Barrett, Chair of Governors on Telephone number: 07927 950939 to arrange an appointment.

Required for summer term 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to completion of pre-employment and safeguarding checks, the appointment is offered on a full-time, permanent contract.


Closing Date:                                             Midnight Thursday 31st October 2019

Shortlisting:                                               Thursday 7th November 2019

Visit for Shortlisted Candidates:              Week commencing 11th November 2019 including School Council Interview

Interview:                                                    Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd November 2019






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