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Headteacher Glyncoed Primary School

Glyncoed Primary School, Ebbw Vale
Leadership Pay Range L16 - L22
Contractual Status
Appointment for 1st January 2023 or as soon as possible
Job Type

NOR: 322.5

The Governing body of Glyncoed Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational & dynamic Headteacher with a passion for school improvement & exemplary classroom practice. The successful applicant will have up to date knowledge & understanding of the National Mission for Wales, be a strategic thinker with proven leadership, management and interpersonal skills.

Glyncoed Primary School is at the heart of the community, situated in the Glyncoed area of Ebbw Vale. We believe in order to learn effectively, children need to feel happy and secure.  The sense of security we wish to promote is reinforced by our practice. The school has 322.5 pupils on roll and a dedicated team of teaching and support staff. The school recently had a good Estyn report and governors are keen to appoint a Headteacher who can continue to build on the school’s successes. This is an exciting time for the school and local community as our new school and community facilities will start construction in September 2022. The new Headteacher will play an integral part in this exciting project.

You could be the one for us, if you;

  • Have the ability to demonstrate strong leadership qualities including drive, ability to inspire, energy and resilience with strong personal presence.
  • Have the ability to build a relationship of mutual respect with pupils, families, staff and governors,
  • Have the vision for further development to achieve exceptionally high performance and standards.
  • A proven track record of successful school leadership
  • Will promote values that maintain a disciplined, orderly school with a caring ethos.
  • Has the ability to build on the very good links that have been established with local primary schools, families, the wider community and local employers.
  • Have a very good understanding of skills curriculum reform and staff development.
  • Have a positive attitude to innovation and demonstrates a strong commitment to working closely with governors, parents and the wider 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 children.

Governors will 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.

Glyncoed 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.

To find out more about us, please visit our website at www.glyncoedprimaryschool.co.uk

Visits to the school will take place at 1pm on 9th September 2022.  This can be arranged by contacting the School Clerk at Paula.Blackmore2@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk or by telephone: 01495 302211

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.

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: Midday 4th September 2022

Shortlisting:       6th September 2022

Interview Date: 12th and 14th September






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