• Location: Wrexham,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £65,000.00 - £70,000.00
  • Language: Welsh

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Wrexham Council

Hafod Y Wern Community Primary School

Deva Way, Caia Park, Wrexham, LL13 9HD

Tel: 01978 367080

Head teacher: Mr Simon Edwards

Chair of Governors: Rev. Jonathan Smith

Total Number on Roll: 289


To start 1st September or as soon as possible thereafter

Leadership L15 £67,794 - L21 £78,547

The Governors of The School invite serving Headteachers or experienced practitioners holding a NPQH qualification to apply for the role of Headteacher.

Our vision is to value and inspire all learners to become successfulglobal citizens. Our recently built school is a great place to work and learn.

We are particularly proud of: -
• the innovative approaches to supporting the wellbeing of our pupils and our community
• our Resource Provision which supports our ALN learners
• our approach to pupil led learning alongside our commitment to pupil voice.
• the targeted support we provide for our pupils many of whom come from some of the wards with the highest deprivation levels in Wales.
• the way we work to support our families that we are privileged to work alongside; and
• our highly motivated pupils, dedicated staff, supportive parents and a committed and active governing body

The school is located in the heart of the largest social housing development in Wales and serves some of the wards with the highest levels of deprivation. We work closely with the wider community which is supportive. We value our links with the local cluster of schools.

Due to the retirement of the current Headteacher after 17 years, the Governors are now seeking to appoint a highly motivated, visionary Headteacher with excellent leadership skills with the commitment and drive to the maintain high standards and high levels of achievement at the school.

The successful candidate should:
• demonstrate strong and dynamic leadership.
• build on the strengths of our school in collaboration with staff, pupils and parents.
• model and inspire excellent classroom practice across the school and maintain a strong passion for teaching and learning and support the staff in celebrating their successes.
• be a champion for pupils with additional leaning needs.
• motivate, inspire and engage all pupils and staff in the school community.
• possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to nurture positive relationships with all stakeholders.
• develop each child's full potential, ambition, confidence, belief and resilience.
• show a strong commitment to promoting wellbeing and pupil voice.
• maintain and strengthen the links across the community promoting best practice and positive relationships to further develop the school as a whole.
• create an environment which secures positive behaviour, respect, tolerance and diversity for all pupils and promotes high standards of achievement.
• maintain close relationships with the many agencies that support our most disadvantaged families.
• be committed to a nurturing approach that supports all of our pupils and their families in particular those that have additional learning needs.

Pre-application visits to the school would be welcomed. For further information and to arrange an appointment for a visit please contact Beverly Williams, Business Manager: Tel 01978 367080

The Governing Body will consider exercising its rights to appoint the successful candidate at a point in the salaryrange appropriate to their skills and expertise, in accordance with the STPCD.

This post is subject to Education Workforce Council Registration.

This online application facility is not yet available for school based vacancies, please complete electronically the attached PDF application form below.


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

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Please note that all school positions are subject to an enhanced DBS.

(Disclosure & Barring Service)

CLOSING DATE: 19th March 2024