• Location: Gilfach,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 14 February, 2024 12:00 AM

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Teacher - Gilfach Fargoed Primary School

Teacher - Gilfach Fargoed Primary School

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Teacher - Gilfach Fargoed Primary School
Job description
The Governors of Gilfach Fargoed and Park Primary Schools Federation are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and committed teacher to cover maternity leave in a Y2/3 class. Governors are looking for a skilful and innovative practitioner, who will work hard to ensure the continuity of learning during the class teacher's absence. Gilfach Fargoed is a Learning Network School for mathematics and we are proud of our excellent maths pedagogy; understanding of the CPA approach would be very beneficial.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is hard-working and enthusiastic, willing to support all aspects of the school's work and its strong, caring ethos;
  • is a passionate and inspirational teacher who is committed to delivering engaging and impactful learning experiences for young children, with a track record of effective practice;
  • is committed to raising achievement for all;
  • is keen to offer a range of personal skills and abilities to enrich our school community, both during the school day and beyond;
  • understands the importance of maintaining high standards of literacy, numeracy and digital competence, and has high standards, personally, in these areas;
  • is able to work as part of a highly effective team collaborating very well with teachers and teaching assistants within the setting;
    has the dedication to work in a thriving and forward-looking federation of schools in order to develop both schools further;
  • has good skills in behaviour management;
  • wants to be at the forefront of curriculum design and the reform agenda.

We can offer:

  • enthusiastic, well-behaved children who enjoy learning; supportive parents and governors;
  • a welcoming, caring school with a positive ethos, where pupils feel safe and achieve well;
  • excellent opportunities for personal and professional development;
  • a well-resourced school with lots of potential for outdoor learning;
  • the support of a highly effective team, keen to fulfil the potential of the new curriculum.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 14 th February.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 20 th February.

Application forms are available from, and should be returned to:

Catherine Rees, Headteacher, Gilfach Fargoed and Park Primary Schools, 01443 875510. A supporting letter is also welcome.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please select the relevant attachment from the attachments list.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

We are legally required to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Successful applicants are required to provide appropriate documentation such as a birth certificate, passport or work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all successful applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.