The Bishop of Llandaff is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school which meets the needs of children of all abilities. We serve the Christian and non-Christian communities within the city and surrounding areas of Cardiff including the Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Bridgend. Quite simply, we want to be the best school in Wales!
Our aim is to ensure every child in our care achieves their full potential academically; develops the skills necessary to be successful in our ever-changing world; and understands a sense of morality guided by the gospel values. These aims are delivered through a strong pastoral system, a commitment to providing high quality learning experiences and an extensive range of sporting, cultural, physical and extra-curricular activities. Visitors to our school are impressed by the students, who are articulate, friendly and strive for excellence in all they do. Our dedicated team of staff are fully committed to providing the children with a first-class education. We will only recruit the finest teachers who help inspire, motivate and challenge our students to be the ‘best they can be’. Children have one chance in education. They deserve the best and our role at school is to ensure we provide them with this. We have the highest expectations of and for our students and we shall leave no stone unturned to achieve our goal. We will always focus on improving the quality of the education our young people experience and place great importance in working together in partnership with students, staff and parents.
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Located in picturesque Llandaff, the school offers a faith-based education to students across the city of Cardiff and beyond. We are a co-educational 11-18 school with more than 1300 students, which includes around 300 within our sixth form. Standards of achievement at all levels are exceptionally high. We consistently perform amongst the best in the UK.
Mission Statement and Core Purpose:
"Our mission is to be a Christian school which welcomes students of all faiths and those with no faith background. We fully celebrate all forms of diversity as we firmly believe this enriches our school and strengthens the bonds between us. We believe that each member of our community is on a path of self-discovery, growing to know themselves “as they are fully known” in the image and likeness of God. We provide a forgiving and loving environment for all our students, where everyone is respected and treated equally.Our core purpose is to enable all of our students to know themselves and to do good in our world by living out our gospel values of love, acceptance, responsibility and forgiveness. This environment encourages each student to reach their full potential and nurture God-given talents."
We want to ensure that we attract the very best staff to work at The Bishop of Llandaff to support our ambitious vision for the school and, most importantly, for all of our students. However, we also do all that we can to be an exemplar employer and we are pleased to offer a number of benefits to all staff. The school actively seeks to invest in the highest quality of training for all teaching and support staff. A significant number of our teachers are involved in classroom based action research, identifying the most effective strategies to impact positively on the outcomes and provision for students. This work is shared systematically across the school.
Employees of The Bishop of Llandaff have access to a number of other benefits. These include access to a dry cleaning services; MOT repair support; free refreshments, such as tea and coffee throughout the day; as well as full and free access to the school’s fitness suite. We also allocate more than the minimum 10% planning and preparation time for teaching staff to ensure they have sufficient time to plan engaging lessons. We work tirelessly to be an employer that invests in staff. As a result, staff are happy, motivated and successful.
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In June 2019, The Bishop of Llandaff and Caldicot School in Monmouthshire entered into a partnership agreement, which included a shared model of executive leadership. While each school retains its unique status, through collaboration not competition, the partnership is designed to develop the most effective practice in each school to secure the best provision, leadership and, ultimately, outcomes for both. Our joint aims and aspirations seek to
• Provide clear benefits for the children of both schools;
• Share and develop staff expertise across both schools;
• Develop new and innovative ways of working;
• Raise the aspirations of students, staff, parents and governors; and
• Secure and sustain strong strategic leadership.
By applying for a post at The Bishop of Llandaff, you will only be employed to this school. However, through partnership you wll have access to a wealth of support and materials to ensure that you too can become the 'best version of yourself'.