Teacher for Key Stage 2
Fixed term contract until 31st August 20 to cover a vacancy while recruitment for a permanent position is carried out.
Required start date is January 20 (pending safeguarding and recruitment checks)
The Governors of our newly federated schools are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and committed teacher for Key Stage 2. The successful candidate will work, initially, in upper Key Stage 2 in Park Primary School. Governors are looking for a skilful and innovative practitioner, who will work as an integral part of our highly successful team comprised of staff from both schools.
As a federation, newly appointed teachers could be required to work in either school, which is an exciting opportunity for professional development.
We are looking for someone who:
is a passionate and inspirational teacher who is committed to delivering engaging and impactful learning experiences for our children;
is committed to raising achievement for all;
is hard-working and enthusiastic, willing to support all aspects of the school's work and its strong, caring ethos;
is able to work as part of a highly effective team collaborating very well with teachers and teaching assistants within the junior setting and across both schools;
has the dedication to work in a thriving and forward looking federation of schools in order to develop both schools further;
is keen to offer a range of personal skills and abilities to enrich our school community, both during the school day and beyond, with strengths in ICT and PE;
understands the importance of maintaining high standards of literacy, numeracy and digital competence;
has very good skills in behaviour management, and understands the importance of positive relationships;
wants to be at the forefront of curriculum design and the reform agenda.
We can offer:
enthusiastic, well behaved children who enjoy learning;
a supportive and committed governing body;
a welcoming, caring school with a positive ethos, where pupils feel safe and achieve well;
excellent opportunities for personal and professional development;
being part of a Learning Network School for Maths and Digital Competence;
a well-resourced school with very good grounds for outdoor learning;
the support of a highly effective team, keen to fulfil the potential of the new curriculum.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to teach an observed lesson in the week beginning 4th November, and will be invited to interview on Friday 8th November, where they will be asked to make a presentation to Governors.
The title of the presentation is:
Education in Wales is undergoing the greatest change in generations. Our federation aims to be at the forefront of reform in order to ensure our learners achieve the four core purposes and all stakeholders benefit from our learning ethos. How would you contribute to this vision?
To request an application form please contact the school direct on 01 44 3 87 55 24 or via email.
Completed application forms should be returned to Catherine Rees, Head Teacher, at Park Primary, Park Crescent, Bargoed, Caerphilly, CF81 8PN.
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.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014 all teacher staff in schools, (which includes the post referred to herein), must be registered with the Education Workforce Council for Wales (EWC) from 1 April 2016.
Your employment will be subject to satisfactory documentary evidence of registration, and continuing registration, as a Teacher with the EWC.
Information on how to register with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) can be found on their website or by telephoning, 02 92 0 46 00 99. It is your responsibility to ensure you register and continue to register as part of your terms and conditions of employment
Park Primary School Bargoed 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.