To commence in the Spring Term or as soon as possible thereafter (pending all safeguarding and recruitment checks)
Applications are invited from dynamic, experienced and suitably qualified teachers for the post of Head Teacher of this successful primary school. The school provides education for boys and girls between the ages of three and eleven.
The successful applicant will be joining a school that provides a secure, vibrant and caring environment in which each child is encouraged and supported in order that they may be happy, enriched and flourish to fulfil their potential. Our children are at the centre of our decision-making and activities, examples include the governor endorsed non-exclusion policy, the availability of staff to discuss concerns with parents, grandparents-only performance of the Christmas Concert (the final dress rehearsal), initiatives involving parents in learning, and our pupils given the opportunity to make decisions about their learning. You will be part of a community that will be challenging, but personally and professionally rewarding as our school is a very special place in respect of its location, facilities, staff, learners, supporters (such as the Friends of Ty-Sign School), and our wider community
Governors see this as an exciting challenge for an enthusiastic and skilful leader. They are eager to appoint someone who has:
• A proven record of excellent classroom practice;
• Outstanding leadership and management skills;
• Good experience of providing for pupils with significant additional learning needs;
• A clear vision and high expectations for school improvement;
• Excellent personal and team building skills;
• Very good understanding of the skills curriculum and professional learning:
• A very positive attitude to innovation and change, and;
• A strong commitment to work closely with governors, parents and the wider community.
The Governors will provide good support for the successful candidate who will demonstrate a strong commitment to working closely with them to provide high quality leadership and the best possible education for children.
Closing Date for applications is: Thursday 5th November 2020
Shortlisting will take place on: Tuesday 10th November 2020
Interviews will be held on: 18th and 19th November 2020
The interview process will include a combination of virtual and face-to-face interviews.
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.
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.
Ty Sign 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.