Governors seek an inspirational and dynamic Head of Lower School to join us in September 2022 or earlier. The successful appointee will work as part of a highly motivated and experienced team to take the school forward and drive rapid improvement.
You will be a member of the school leadership team, setting the strategic direction of the school.
The successful applicant will have responsibility for the day to day running of Y Goedwig (Nursery to Year 6). They will also work alongside the Senior Leadership Team with responsibility to set the strategic direction for Y Goedwig for Curriculum, Learning and Teaching, Standards, Pastoral Care and Community engagement.
The successful applicant will lead a team of teachers and support staff. Y Goedwig also includes the Local Authority Support classes for the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2.
This is an exciting opportunity to drive improvement in a purpose build 21st Century building.
The successful applicant will also have responsibilities across the whole school which will be agreed upon appointment, based on your experiences.
Porth Community School is a through school and you will need to be confident to work across all areas of the school.
This role will provide excellent preparation for future Deputy Headship and would ideally suit an experienced middle or senior leader looking to gain experience in a 3-16 setting before taking their next step.
Porth Community School needs an experienced leader and holds a firm belief that every young person deserves the very best education, where we “Aspire together, Achieve together”.
You will be an outstanding practitioner, with excellent leadership skills. You will possess the confidence and capacity to support both the Headteacher and Senior Deputy Headteacher to build on the tremendous potential for improvement that exists within the school with a positive attitude that will engage staff, pupils and the wider community.
If our challenges excite you, we look forward to hearing from you.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 12.00 midday, 7h February 2022
PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK IS A CORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SCHOOL AND COUNCIL. IN ADDITION TO THIS SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITY, THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR THE ROLE WILL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK.
The Council and School values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.
An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.
Porth County Community 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.