Ysgol Tŷ Coch
Lansdale Drive, Tonteg, Pontypridd CF38 1PG
Headteacher: David Jenkins
Age Range: 3 – 19 years
TEACHER (2 POSTS)
Salary: Teacher Salary Scale, plus SEN allowance dependent on experience and/or qualifications
Ysgol Tŷ Coch is a highly regarded, sector leading special school which caters for pupils with severe learning difficulties, Profound and Multiple learning difficulties and youngsters on the autistic spectrum. The school was judged to be ‘Excellent’ with ‘Excellent prospects for improvement’ by ESTYN in June 2017. The school currently operates from 3 sites. The main site is located in Tonteg with satellite provisions located in Buarth y Capel (Ynysybwl) and the Nantgarw campus of Coleg y Cymoedd. The successful candidate may be deployed on any of the sites.
Due to a significant increase in pupil numbers and a change in the delivery of the curriculum, the Governing Body are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and innovative teachers. The posts would suit either primary or secondary qualified teachers. Experience of working with pupils who have additional learning needs (ALN) is highly desirable and an appropriate, additional qualification in ALN is desirable e.g. a recognised ASD qualification, qualified teacher of hearing impaired/MSI/visually impaired.
The posts will be available immediately although start dates are negotiable for the right candidate
The closing date for applications is Friday 04 February 2022 at 12.00 noon.
Interviews will be held at the school on 18 February 2022.
PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK IS A CORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SCHOOL AND COUNCIL. IN ADDITION TO THIS SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITY, THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR THE ROLE WILL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK.
The Council and School values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.
An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.
Ysgol Ty Coch 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.