Teacher, Key Stage 2, Pengam Primary School
Anticipated start date is 1st September 2019
(pending pre-employment and safeguarding checks)
The post is Fixed Term until 31st August 2020.
Pengam Primary School is situated in the village of Pengam, near Blackwood in the Caerphilly Local Authority. The school is situated within easy travelling distance of Cardiff, Newport and the Heads of the Valley.
Pengam Primary School is a supportive, welcoming, nurturing and inclusive school with high expectations for all. Health and wellbeing is firmly embedded within the value system of the school.
We are looking to appoint a highly committed and enthusiastic practitioner who will
Fully adhere to safeguarding and put our children’s wellbeing central to the learning experience
Be an excellent class teacher who will inspire a love of learning and an excitement about coming to school each day
Plan sessions that develop children’s emotional security, resilience and social skills.
Work collaboratively as part of a strong team
Be highly motivated and hold equally high expectations of our children's achievements, behaviour and skill development.
Be able to effectively use the latest technologies to enhance our children's learning.
Be able to contribute fully to the life of the school including extra-curricular activities.
Establish and maintain positive relationships with our parents/carers, members of our Governing Body and our wider community.
We can offer you
A strong, supportive, team ethos
A warm, welcoming, caring school
Respectful and responsible pupils
Motivated, engaged learners, who enjoy authentic learning experiences
Excellent opportunities for CPD
A positive learning environment where everyone is valued
A supportive Governing Body
All teachers appointed to the school are expected to play a full role in helping to drive the school further along the road in its continuous quest for the highest of standards, academically and developing pupils’ well-being including socially, emotionally and adopting healthy lifestyles. This means that they would be taking part in regular
self-evaluation meetings and will support extra-curricular activities and school events.
The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing date: 03/06/2019
Lesson observations with shortlisted candidates will be held at Pengam Primary.
Headteacher will contact the candidates to arrange an appropriate date and time.
Interviews will also take place at school, date to be arranged.
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.
Pengam 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.