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Deputy Headteacher

Bryn Bach Primary School
L8 – L12 (£48,808- £53,856 per annum)
Contractual Status
Job Type

Hours:                                                 Full time

NOR:                                                   231


Appointment for Summer Term 2020, or sooner if possible.          

The Headteacher and Governing Body of Bryn Bach Primary School wish to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will play a key role in the young people’s educational journey and who will be an integral part of the school community.

We are a thriving and happy school, with 231 pupils on roll (including nursery) and a caring and dedicated team of teaching and support staff. Our school motto is ‘We come to school to be incredible’, and we are looking for another incredible teacher to help us continue to give all our young people, and their families, the very best opportunities.

We are keen to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who will join us at this exciting time of the school`s development and who will work to achieve and maintain high standards; to inspire, motivate, nurture and support staff and pupils. As we embrace the new curriculum, the successful applicant will be key to realising the school’s vision, which is underpinned by our 3 school values ‘kindness, happiness and hardwork’. 

We are looking for someone with a passion for making a real difference to the lives of young people in our community. 

You could be the one for us, if you:

  • Are a caring, reflective and excellent practitioner who truly places the wellbeing of our young people at the heart of your practice
  • Have a passion for teaching, and high aspirations for all pupils
  • Are an inspirational leader, able to empower and motivate staff
  • Know how to design, plan and provide authentic teaching and learning experiences which enable children to realise the Four Purposes in their learning
  • Have up to date knowledge and understanding of the National Mission for Wales
  • Are a strategic thinker with proven leadership experience and good interpersonal skills
  • Are confident and are able to communicate with all of our school community
  • Are excited by the future of education in Wales, and its potential to shape successful futures for the children in our school community

The Governors will provide good 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 young people.

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:                         Midnight Thursday 23rd January 2020.

Shortlisting:                           Monday 27th January 2020

Lesson observations:           Week commencing 3rd February2020   

Interviews:                              Monday 10th February 2020


Shortlisted candidates will be assessed in 2 stages:

Stage 1: Candidates will be observed at Bryn Bach Primary School by the Headteacher week commencing 3rd February 2020. Candidates will also be interviewed on this same day by the school council. You will be notified by Friday 31st January 2020 of your lesson observation day/time.  A successful lesson observation and feedback from the school council will determine progression to the formal interview.

Stage 2: If invited to interview, candidates will be expected to attend the formal interview on 10th February 2020.

Candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged to visit the school.  Please contact the school directly on 01495 722569 to arrange this.


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