At Plasnewydd Primary School, our vision is Together we achieve and our passion is to strive for every child to be the very best that they can be.
If you share our passion and the vision of our school and believe you can make a difference in the lives of our pupils, staff and the wider school community, then we would welcome an application from you.
Plasnewydd Primary School is situated close to junction 36 of the M4 motorway. The school serves a varied catchment area with approximately 262 pupils on roll. The school sits in the heart of Maesteg as part of a close knit valley community.
This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational, ambitious and experienced Head-teacher, Deputy Head-teacher or Education Professional, who will relentlessly focus on raising the standards of education for our children.
You will have proven leadership, organisational, interpersonal skills and you will have the determination and energy to drive the school forward.
What we can offer you:
The opportunity to develop professionally and personally;
A committed senior leadership team with high expectations of themselves, staff and children
An opportunity to develop a focused team of teachers, support staff who are committed to ensuring that every child achieves their full potential and beyond
Engaging children with a healthy appetite for knowledge and fun
A governing body which provides key support and challenge
Professional support from Local Authority, Central South Consortium and well established school to school collaboration
A strong local cluster support network
What you can offer us:
Strong leadership with a clear strategic vision
To empower and inspire staff and children to be the best they can be
To develop and accelerate progress in raising standards of teaching and learning
To drive the development of curriculum that both engages and challenges children
To strive for ambitious standards for all children within a nurturing and inclusive environment
To continue to develop and widen parental and community involvement
To be visible, approachable and has the resilience to meet the strategic and day to day challenges of this pivotal role
Personal and professional integrity and is not afraid to challenge when appropriate in the best interests of our children.
Applicants applying for their first Head-teacher appointment must hold the NPQH.
Plasnewydd Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.
Applicants should note that a criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) will be necessary for the successful applicant.
Plasnewydd Primary 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.