Gilfach Fargoed and Park Primary Schools Federation
Teacher Foundation Phase, Park Primary, 50%
Fixed term contract until 31st August 2021 due to short term funding
Start date: September 2020 (pending recruitment and safeguarding checks)
The Governors of our federated schools are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and committed teacher for foundation phase. The successful candidate will work mainly in Nursery, ideally for 5 mornings a week. Governors are looking for a skilful and innovative foundation phase practitioner, who will work as an integral part of our highly successful team.
The contract will be mutually agreed between 50-60%.
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 young 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 foundation phase setting;
*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;
*understands the importance of maintaining high standards of literacy, numeracy and digital competence;
*has good skills in behaviour management;
*wants to be at the forefront of curriculum design and the reform agenda.
We can offer:
* enthusiastic, well behaved children who enjoy learning;
* supportive parents and governors;
* a welcoming, caring school with a positive ethos, where pupils feel safe and achieve well;
* excellent opportunities for personal and professional development;
*a well-resourced school with lots of potential for outdoor learning;
* the support of a highly effective team, keen to fulfil the potential of the new curriculum.
Closing date for applications is Friday 10th July 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview on Tuesday 14th July. They will also be asked to submit the following presentation to Governors by Monday 13th July.
A video of yourself reading a story to an imaginary group of nursery children.
A lesson plan to demonstrate how you would use the story to support literacy or numeracy development.
An overview for a series of cross-curricular lessons linked to the story.
Application forms are available from the school on via email and should be returned to the same email address:
Catherine Rees, Headteacher, Gilfach Fargoed and Park Primary Schools
Alternatively you can apply via the ETeach website.
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.
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.
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.