Closing date: 17/11/2019
32.5 hours / Permanent
47,707 - 52,643*
Plascrug Primary School, Aberystwyth
Number on roll – approx. 445 full time equivalent
Required from January 2020 (or at earliest release from current post).
Due to the recent appointment of our Deputy Headteacher to the Headteacher post, the governors of Plascrug are seeking to appoint a dedicated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who will provide support and assistance to the new Headteacher and aid in the effective and efficient management of the school.
Plascrug is a large, highly successful bilingual primary school, with a significant number of pupils who have English as an Additional Language on roll. Estyn reported in 2018 that
“Ysgol Plascrug is a happy, caring, and diverse community where all pupils are valued equally and nearly all make excellent progress. Pupils show outstanding sensitivity and respect towards their peers and describe their school as an exciting and welcoming place that has a happy, family feeling”
Estyn also highlighted the;
“extremely effective working relationship between staff and pupils, based on consistently high expectations, challenge and support.”
and reported that the school leaders,
“provide highly effective strategic leadership based on a strong and consistent focus on maintaining high standards of attainment and wellbeing. All staff share this clear vision for continuous improvement.”
We are keen to ensure that the school continues to thrive and embrace the opportunities of the future. We wish to appoint an experienced individual with excellent leadership and management qualities who will:
The successful candidate will possess:
The main responsibilities of this post are to:
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please make arrangements by contacting the school on 01970 612286.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.
Closing date: Sunday, 17th November 2019
Shortlisting: Monday, 18th November 2019
Lesson Observations: Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
Interviews: Wednesday, 4th December 2019
(applicants are asked to ensure that they are available for both the 3rd and 4th December)
This is an advertisement for a Deputy Headteacher at Ysgol Plascrug for which verbal and written fluency in both Welsh and English is essential.
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