HEAD TEACHER - GROUP 2 ISR L15 – L21
To commence 1st January 2022 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.
Aberbargoed Primary School caters for the educational needs of boys and girls aged from three to eleven. We are an English medium community school seeking to develop our provision for all learners, including adults, through collaborative work with our partner schools and other agencies.
From 2002 until 2012 the school operated on two sites; however, it is now situated on a single site at Heol Ysgol Newydd. The original building was built in 1996 to accommodate the Junior School and extended in 2012 to accommodate all of our Key Stage Two and Foundation Phase children.
Aberbargoed Primary School is fortunate to have a large number of spacious and modern rooms. Eight classrooms are used for the day to day teaching and learning which goes on at the school and each of these areas is served by a shared work space, cloakroom and separate toilet facilities for boys and girls. There are additional facilities for adults and the disabled. The school has a spacious hall which is used for a wide range of activities including Physical Education, assembly, concerts and dining.
Aberbargoed is a close-knit community, where generations of the same families have grown up as part of our school. Our ethos of ‘Everyone Matters’ is heartfelt and we seek to give our new generations the best opportunities to reach their potential, open their eyes to a world where they can achieve anything and go anywhere, whilst having roots firmly grounded in a warm, proud, nurturing 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 good understanding of curriculum and reform;
• A very positive attitude to innovation and change, and;
• An excellent track record of working 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: Thursday 7th October 2021
Shortlisting: Monday 11th October 2021
Interviews: Thursday 14tth October and Friday 15th October 2021
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.
Our aim is to offer all learners (children and adults), from a diversity of backgrounds, the best quality of teaching and learning experiences and the highest possible standards of attainment and achievement in a curriculum that is exciting and relevant to our learners. We seek to achieve this in a caring and stimulating environment which will help our learners to become independent and responsible people in our community and society at large.
Our website gives you a flavour of what learning looks like at our school and we have also shared some of our school information which you may be helpful. Of course, the best way to get to know our school is to come and visit us, and see our learning in action.
Please contact the School Office to arrange a visit or ask for any other information about our school.
Aberbargoed 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.