We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

E-sgol Leader (North Wales)

Closing date: 04/12/2023

Reference: REQ105026

37 hours / Permanent

48,849 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

The e-sgol project has been running since September 2018, with the innovative intention of supporting schools to collaborate on a hybrid model of teaching in order to expand the provision available to post-14 pupils. Over the past few years, this exciting project has expanded to all areas of Wales and now collaborates with over 40 schools.

Other successful elements of e-sgol include the Carlam Cymru program, which is a national revision scheme for GCSE and A level students; forming partnerships with the SEREN Network, the National Centre for Learning Welsh and Mudiad Meithrin as well as developing a scheme to connect Pupil Referral Units with neighbouring schools to provide mainstream courses for vulnerable pupils.

The North Wales e-sgol Leader will be a necessary link for North Wales schools and will offer training and support to teachers and their learners. Also, they will look for new and innovative opportunities to further expand the e-sgol provision.

For further information please contact:  Llifon Ellis (Head of e-sgol) Llifon.Ellis@e-sgol.cymru

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture

We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows: 

  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
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