To commence 1st January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter (pending safeguarding and recruitment clearance)
Applications are invited from dynamic, experienced and suitably qualified Teachers for the post of Deputy Head Teacher of this successful Primary School. The school provides education for boys and girls between the ages of three and eleven.
Fochriw Primary school is located in a former mining village situated at the north of the Rhymney Valley in Caerphilly County Borough. Fochriw Primary is the only rural school in Caerphilly.
The Estyn Inspection Report states that: “The successful working relationships that exist between staff and pupils are a strength of the school. The school provides a broad and balanced curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils.”
Governors are committed to appointing a Deputy headteacher who:
-Has a proven record of excellent classroom practice;
-Has very good leadership and management skills;
-Has a clear vision and high expectations for school improvement;
-Has excellent personal and team building skills;
-Has excellent understanding of the skills curriculum and staff development;
-Is strongly committed to working closely with governors, parents and the wider community.
-A very positive attitude to innovation and change
The governors will provide effective support for the successful candidate who will demonstrate a strong commitment to work closely with them to provide high quality leadership and the best possible education for children
In return we can offer:
-A strong commitment to professional development
-A school with high aspirations and a genuine opportunity to make a difference
-An opportunity to help shape the future of teaching and learning
-A dedicated and supportive team of professional staff and governors
Closing Date for applications is: Thursday 5th November.
Shortlisting will take place on: Monday 9th November.
Lesson observations with exact arrangements tbc from 11th November to 18th November.
Interviews will be held on: Friday 20th November.
Please Apply Online, or alternatively to request a paper application pack please contact the Recruitment Team on 01 44 3 86 65 22 or Minicom: 01 44 3 86 43 03.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
Fochriw 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.