Headteacher: David Harris
Post Ref: ED50161210
Full Time Teacher with TLR 2 Responsibility
For September 2020 or as soon as possible
The Head teacher and Governing Body of Oakfield Primary School are looking to appoint a new member of its management team.
We are looking for an innovative, strong and inspirational classroom practitioner who is committed to children’s learning, wellbeing and the raising of standards.
Oakfield is a vibrant and exciting primary school, enjoying excellent relationships with children, parents, carers and the wider community. Located in the St. Mellons area of Cardiff, our team works extremely closely with other professionals and agencies for the benefit of the children and their families.
The Governors of this happy and thriving Primary School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person with successful track record of leadership experience to become a member of our team. The post requires an experienced teacher with vision, drive and commitment to work in partnership with the children, school community, governors, staff and Headteacher in the continued development of our school.
The successful candidate will need to have high expectations for pupils with a wide range of abilities and be able to join an enthusiastic, hardworking, committed and helpful team of staff. He/she will be an excellent practitioner who is able to enthuse and motivate pupils. This post is full time.
As a TLR post holder, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-
• Accountability & ability for leading, managing & developing a key stage, subject or curriculum area & pupil development across the curriculum;
• Identifying relevant school improvement issues;
• Defining and agreeing appropriate improvement targets;
• Working with staff in the key stage & school, outside agencies and other stakeholders:
• Co-ordinating CPD needs and opportunities;
• Evaluating the impact of all improvement activities on the quality of learning and teacher;
• Providing the Headteacher & management team with relevant & accurate subject, curriculum area & pupil performance information.
You will also be:-
• Ambitious and aspire to excel professionally
• A strong motivational practitioner working within a committed team;
• Patient, calm, understanding and caring;
• Resourceful and committed to excellence;
• Committed to working in an environment that fosters inclusion and equality;
• Highly proficient in the delivery of lessons;
• Able to plan and deliver appropriate challenging Programmes of Study for children of all abilities and have a very good knowledge of ALN;
• Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of behavioural management strategies;
• Committed to running an after school club;
• Experienced in leading a performance management team;
• Able to display interpersonal skills;
• A team player with a good sense of humour
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Prospective applicants are warmly welcomed to view the schools recent Estyn report and contact Headteacher, Mr. D. Harris for an informal discussion. The letter of application within the application pack should be no more than 2 sides of A4 paper. Please note that only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications to be emailed to Oakfield Primary School.
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.
Application forms should be completed in full and email back to Oakfield Primary School.
Closing date for applications: Midday on Thursday 11th June 2020
Interviews week beginning: Shortlisted candidates will be notified by phone of interview details by Monday 15th June 2020.
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.