Deputy Headteacher – Aberaeron Comprehensive School

Closing date: 05/03/2020

Reference: REQ102133

32.5 hours / Permanent

56,579 - 62,426 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Following the retirement of the current post holder following over 20 years of work at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron, applications are invited from an experienced teacher and leader for the post of Deputy Headteacher at the school.

Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron is a naturally bilingual school; serving a wide catchment area in the centre of Ceredigion, with 600 pupils aged 11-19 on roll (PLASC 2020)

The Governors are searching for a person who has the ability to lead, manage, communicate and collaborate with others, who possesses the ability and experience to be a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the process of evaluation and self-evaluation of the school’s work and is also expected to provide guidance and leadership on whole school matters, which will require extensive experience and a proven track record in school leadership. The school has a high expectation of its pupils and the successful candidate is expected to promote and contribute to further improve these standards.

The person appointed will be expected to be able to offer ideas, develop policy and strategy and be able to evaluate the provision offered by the school.

The post will carry a range of responsibilities that reflect the successful candidate’s strengths and interests. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Leader to further his/her professional development within the Senior Leadership Team in a supportive and stimulating environment. Final job responsibilities will be determined depending on the experience of the successful candidate in consultation with the Head teacher.

For an informal conversation, to arrange a visit to the school or further details about the position please contact Mr Owain Jones on 01545570217

The successful applicant will need to register with the Education Workforce Council in order to be appointed to this post.

Interviews: 12/03/2020

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.

Job Description and Person Specification

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Aberaeron is a picture perfect harbour town and is one of Ceredigion's best loved holiday destinations with fashionable places to stay and eat.
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