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Deputy Headteacher

Blaen Y Cwm Primary School
Leadership Pay Range, L7 – L11 (£52,371 - £57,790 per annum) - Full Time
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The pupils, staff and Governors of Blaenycwm Primary School are looking for an inspirational, forward-thinking practitioner, with proven leadership skills to f ill the post of Deputy Head teacher at our school.

The Deputy Headteacher will inspire and support an enthusiastic team, be an excellent and innovative teacher, communicate well with all stakeholders and play an active part in our community centered school. The successful candidate will uphold our school vision;

Blaenycwm Primary is a

‘Happy, Ambitious, Inclusive Community.’

And be expected to build on our achievements, commitments, and expectations to provide a rich and creative curriculum that meets the learning needs of all our pupils; enabling everyone to reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will be someone who is ready for a new challenge in a continually improving school.

We are looking for a practitioner who:

  • Demonstrates excellent, creative classroom practice with high expectations of children’s attainment and behaviour. Leading learning through exciting, challenging and empowering opportunities for all learners;
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to inspire, lead, organise and motivate all members of the school community;
  • Has the ability to maintain and build partnerships with pupils, parents, staff, Governors and the local community;
  • Is able to lead curriculum development and continuous professional development;
  • Is an excellent team worker, who can work alongside other senior leaders within the school;
  • Has resilience, flexibility, enthusiasm and is motivated to achieve excellence;
  • Be an exemplary teacher and with the highest expectations of pupil’s learning.

In return we can offer:

  • Enthusiastic, confident pupils who are keen to learn;
  • A committed and experienced staff team;
  • A school where wellbeing is central for success in both pupils and all members of staff;
  • Professional learning and support to develop as a leader within a primary school;
  • A supportive and well established Governing Body;

Short listed candidates will be required to be observed teaching a lesson prior to the interview in their own school.

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, 16th April 2023


Shortlisting:                                     20th April 2023

School Visit for shortlisted candidates:                26th April 2023

Lesson observations:                   27th or 28th April 2023

Interviews:                                       2nd and 4th May 2023







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