THORNHILL PRIMARY SCHOOL
‘Being our Best’
Post Reference : ED50052929
REQUIRED FOR SEPTEMBER 2020 FOR A 2 YEAR SECONDMENT
(or as soon as possible thereafter)
SALARY RANGE L9 – L13 (£50,026 – £55,202 per annum)
The Governors are looking to appoint an inspiring and outstanding leader of teaching and learning to be Deputy Headteacher of this thriving, happy and successful school. The successful candidate will play a major role in leading the school through an exciting period in its development. He/she will work closely with the governors, head teacher and senior leadership team to drive the school forward and help us deliver an excellent education for all our children.
We are looking for someone who:
• Possesses excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills;
• Has a passion for teaching and learning;
• Is engaging, creative and inspirational;
• Is caring, compassionate and committed to children’s well-being and happiness;
• Is passionate about involving the whole school community in the life of the school;
• Is knowledgeable about curriculum developments and innovative in their approach to develop these;
• Is collaborative, energetic and forward thinking;
• Has a successful track record of leading whole school initiatives and raising standards;
• Is a leader of learning who is committed to raising standards and ensuring that all children reach their potential.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
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.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 8th July 2020
Shortlisting: Friday 10th July 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 15th July 2020
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.
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.