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Headteacher Pen Y Cwm Special School

Pen Y Cwm Special School
Leadership Pay Range, L30 (£87,568) – L36 (£101,426) per annum
Contractual Status
Job Type

NOR - 155

To commence 1st January 2023 (or sooner)

Governors are seeking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher who will be a highly motivated, innovative and inspirational leader, with a drive to continue our school improvement journey. The school motto “Gwnawn ein gorau” underpins the school’s vision to be outstanding in all we do as well as empowering and supporting individuals to be resilient and independent and to develop skills to reach their potential.

Governors are committed to appointing a Headteacher who:

•       Is a visionary leader with a passion for delivering excellence in the new Curriculum for Wales;

•       Has excellent understanding of the Additional Learning Needs sector;

•       Has the ability to develop strong relationships with staff, Aneurin Bevan Health Board, multi-agency partners, pupils, parents and the Local Authority;

•       Has an excellent understanding of school organisation and planning.

In return, our school will offer:

•       An outstanding professional learning offer;

•       An opportunity to work with professionals across Health, Education and Social Services;

•       A supportive and experienced Governing Body;

•       A person-centred organisation led by our core values and principles, which are at the heart of everything that we do;

•       An opportunity to be part of a truly unique setting as we continue on our journey to provide outstanding teaching and learning for our pupils

To find out more about us, please visit our website at https://penycwm.com

Pen-y-Cwm Special School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Thorough pre -employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for an Enhanced Disclosure of Criminal Records including Child and Adult Barred list.

This post requires a registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) under the category of School Teacher and registration will need to be in place prior to commencement in the role. Information on how to register with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) can be found on the following website http://www.ewc.wales/ or by telephoning 02920 460099.


Closing Date:        Midnight - Sunday 5th June 2022

Shortlisting:          Thursday 16th June 2022

School Visit for Shortlisted Candidates:  Week commencing 20th June 2022

Interview Dates:     Monday 27th June 2022 & Wednesday 29th June 2022


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