• Location: Wrexham,
  • Subject:
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £95,000.00 - £100,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 04 March, 2024 12:00 AM
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Headteacher - Ysgol Clywedog

Headteacher - Ysgol Clywedog

Wrexham Council


Ruthin Road


LL13 7UB

Tel: 01978 346800





L29 to L35 (£95,545 to £110,681)

Required for September 2024

Permanent, Full Time

Ysgol Clywedog is an English-medium 11 to 16 mixed comprehensive school, maintained by Wrexham Local Authority. The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to lead the school on its improvement journey. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an absolute commitment to delivering high quality teaching, learning and support to all pupils, in an inclusive environment, that will enable them to achieve individual success.

The school is located in Wrexham, North East Wales, it is proud of, and celebrates its Welsh heritage and cultural identity. Wrexham nestles inthe Dee Valley between the Welsh mountains and the Cheshire plains. A location that can offer you the very beautiful North Wales countryside and within minutes the vibrant city of Chester, Manchester and Liverpool - with their international blends of culture, nightlife, and shopping.

At Clywedog we offer 830 students an inclusive environment, that enables them to achieve individual success. We are looking to appoint a Headteacher with considerable experience in a secondary education setting who knows what outstanding provision, academic progress and inclusion looks like.

We are looking for a dynamic leader who has a genuine desire to make a difference to education of the students of Wrexham and work openly, inclusively and collaboratively with the Local Authority, Regional School Improvement Service (GwE) and stakeholders in order to create an educational environment that stimulates, supports and nurtures students. The successful candidate must have a deep understanding of and commitment to our vision and values.

The successful applicant will be an inspirational individual with the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) and be able to demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and proven leadership skills.

Applications must be received no later than Monday 4h March at 12pm

To book a tour of the school please contact Tel: 01978 346800 or email:

Please note that all school positions are subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) Candidates must be able to prove their experience by either being a serving Headteacher or possess the NPQH qualification on the date of commencement.

Wrexham County Borough Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

School Visits: Wednesday 21st February

Closing Date: 12pm on Monday 4th March

Interview Dates: Thursday 14th and Friday 15th March 2024