Cardiff CF23 7DW
Headteacher: Mrs E Beevers
Full time PPA/Cover Teacher
(Temporary Contract - February - August 2022)
Starting Date – February 28th 2022 or soon after
The Head teacher and Governing Body of Glyncoed Primary School wish to appoint a forward-thinking and inspiring teacher to join our successful team.
Glyncoed Primary School is a large and successful primary school set within extensive grounds. The school has 350 pupils on roll with part time children in our nursery. We have strong educational principles and values that drive every aspect of school life. We have excellent results and a strong reputation for pupils’ wellbeing and pupil voice. Our intake is very diverse which is something we celebrate; through meeting the needs of each individual learner to achieve their personal best
The successful candidate will:
• demonstrate outstanding and innovative practices to raise the achievement of all pupils;
• be passionate about inspiring children to achieve their full potential;
• create stimulating learning environments to engage all learners;
• provide regular opportunities for pupil led learning across the curriculum;
• enjoy teaching a creative and integrated curriculum;
• use ICT as an integral part of children’s learning;
• have high expectations of pupil behaviour and attitude, as well as achievement;
• have a thorough understanding of current educational developments in Wales;
• have the ability to build good relationships with parents and the wider community;
• have a willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school and
• have a Growth Mind-set and model positivity and resilience to pupils.
Glyncoed pupils are looking for teachers who
• deliver creative and imaginative lessons using ICT
• provide lots of opportunities for independent learning
• promote and reward positive behaviour
• proactive in responding to pupil voice
We offer you an opportunity to
• work with pupils who respond very positively to learning challenges;
• teach with talented and self-motivated teachers and teaching assistants;
• engage with supportive, informed governors and parents.
• to develop professionally at all levels.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Due to our current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs through the post.
Please return completed application forms to Mrs Elizabeth Beevers (Headteacher) with a letter of application (two sides of A4), addressing the job requirements in the Job Specification, direct to the school by 12 noon on Thursday 3rd February 2022.
The Selection Process
Shortlisted candidates will be observed teaching and successful candidates will be interviewed during the week commencing February 7th 2022.
Should you require further details regarding this post please contact Mrs Elizabeth Beevers, Head Teacher.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those:
• aged under 25;
• not in employment, education or training;
• from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the Cardiff BAME and LGBT+ communities;
• ability to communicate fluently in Welsh.