An exciting opportunity to join a wonderful school that puts individual pupil develop and the wellbeing needs of all as its core purpose.
Post Ref: ED50052391
Class Teacher – Key Stage 2
Start 1st September, 2020
Temporary until 31st August 2021
Who we are looking for:
We are looking to appoint a motivated professional who cares deeply about children and their right to a high-quality education. The Governors of our successful primary school wish to appoint a passionate and innovative teacher to join our Key Stage 2 team from September 2020. This person will have uncompromisingly high expectations of all children and be able to engage them in creative ways in the classroom. You will need to be an excellent communicator, strong team player and interested in exploring and implementing innovative approaches to learning and teaching.
The successful candidate must be able to work effectively as a member of a team, display a good sense of humour and be adaptable to the ever-changing needs of education.
What we can offer you:
• The opportunity to join a successful and progressive school which places pupil and staff wellbeing at its core purpose
• An opportunity to work in a wonderful community with the most amazing children
• A bespoke induction designed to meet your career needs regardless of what stage your career is at (e.g. NQT or UPS teacher)
• An experienced mentor to help you settle into the school
• Suitable responsibility to help you develop your career
• High quality Professional Learning opportunities
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.
Need additional information?
• Email the Head Teacher:
• Visit the school website:
• Watch our pupil recruitment video:
How to apply:
You may post applications to the school address however if you can we strongly encourage emailed applications during these unprecedented times. Please email your completed applications to:
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Due to our current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs through the post.
Application forms should be completed in full and emailed back to the school by the closing date.
• Applications close at 12pm on Wednesday 10th June 2020
• Successful candidates informed if they have been shortlisted on Friday 12th June 2020
• Interviews – week beginning Monday 15th June 2020
• Start date – 1st September 2020
Candidates Offered an Interview:
In these unprecedented times, we need to do things a little differently! Candidates invited for interview will be given a range of tasks to complete remotely. There will also be a video conference call.
Roath Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those:
• aged under 25;
• not in employment, education or training;
• from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the Cardiff BAME and LGBT+ communities;
• ability to communicate fluently in Welsh.