THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Aberystwyth,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £35,000.00 - £40,000.00
  • Language: Welsh

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2nd in Welsh Department - Penglais Comprehensive School

2nd in Welsh Department - Penglais Comprehensive School

Ceredigion County Council
About the role
We seek to appoint an inspirational Welsh leader who can ensure that all students develop a passion for Welsh and achieve outstanding outcomes in Welsh. The role will take responsibility for Welsh 2 nd language and will support the Head of Welsh in leading the department.

The right candidate will thrive on the challenge of working with our staff and students to ensure that teaching and learning is consistently good and outstanding; that the learning experience of the students is based on challenge and creative thinking and that all students achieve highly and develop in confidence. You will be committed to finding inclusive approaches to inspiring students and will be committed to improving the life-chances of all our students. You will also contribute to the development of Welsh ethos across the school, sharing your passion about the Welsh language, culture and heritage with our students.

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious candidate to play a key role in increasing the aspirations and success of our students, thereby contributing to the journey of Ysgol Penglais School in becoming an excellent school.

Ysgol Penglais School has much to offer:
  • a research-based school with good relationships between staff and students
  • a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
  • access to the bustling university town of Aberystwyth
  • located on the beautiful Ceredigion coast, an area of natural beauty
Information Pack

For further details please contact Helena Clements (PA to the Headteacher) on 01970 624811or email hcl@penglais.org.uk

Ysgol Penglais School is an equal opportunities employer.

Interviews: Week beginning 26/02/2024

Note: We reserve the right to amend 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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