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Headteacher Blaen y Cwm Primary School

Blaen y Cwm Primary School, Brynmawr
L15 – L21* (£60,624 - £69,544 per annum) - 32.5.hours per week
Contractual Status
to commence 1st January 2023 (or as soon as possible)
Job Type

The Governing Body wishes to appoint an experienced and dynamic Headteacher with a clear vision for developing further the high standards of achievement at the school.  The Estyn Inspection states that the school provides a caring and supportive environment for all its pupils and Leaders and Managers have high expectations and set challenging targets for the whole school.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent leadership and management expertise with a high level of interpersonal skills.

Applications are invited from experienced Headteachers and Deputy Headteachers who have:

  • Exemplary management skills whilst retaining an approachable and open style of leadership.
  • A strong and proven commitment to school improvement, and a clear determination to achieve educational excellence and promote inclusion and diversity.
  • The ability to generate and maintain a stimulating, friendly and caring ethos.
  • The ability to motivate staff and pupils alike to achieve their full potential.
  • The commitment to further develop positive links with parents and the community as a whole.
  • A commitment to promote the continuous development of literacy and numeracy skills across the curriculum.

Blaenycwm Primary 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 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 on 4th September 2022                      

Shortlisting:           8th September 2022

School visits for shortlisted candidates -   Week commencing 26th September 2022

Interviews:             12th & 13th October 2022








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