• Location: Newport,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £60,000.00 - £65,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 04 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Deputy Headteacher - Langstone Primary School

Deputy Headteacher - Langstone Primary School

Newport City Council
Deputy Headteacher - Langstone Primary School
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Post No. POSN003581 - Deputy Headteacher Langstone Primary School

Required for September 1st 2024

Langstone Primary School is a highly effective, child-centred learning organisation where all are valued, supported and challenged to achieve their aspirations. We strongly believe in our inclusive culture where ‘Learning Promotes Success’ and well-being is at the heart of our school family.

Following an excellent Estyn Inspection in October 2023, the Governing Body of Langstone Primary School is seeking to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic and outstanding professional, to assist the newly appointed Headteacher in leading this highly successful school.

The successful candidate will:

· Be an outstanding classroom practitioner, promoting and modelling exemplary practice, providing exciting, creative and challenging learning opportunities, using technology innovatively
· Demonstrate a passion and a high level skill set for leading outstanding teaching and learning across the school
· Lead and promote excellence, equity and high expectations of behaviour, deploying positive behaviour management strategies effectively and consistently
· Ensure that the wellbeing of all children is central to all that they do and build a relationship of mutual respect with the pupils, parents, staff, wider community and the Governing Body
· Show excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
· Motivate, inspire and generate enthusiasm in a team environment and have a flexible and positive approach to challenge and change
· Own a strong professional learning record and articulate aspirations for headship
· Demonstrate a deep understanding of the Curriculum for Wales and in its progression and assessment
· Bring energy, enthusiasm, positivity and drive to fulfil the role to the best of their ability

• Closing date: Thursday 4th April 2024

• Shortlisting: Friday 12th April 2024

• Lesson Observations: 15th – 26th April 2024

• Following this selected candidates to be invited formal professional interviews:

- Day 1 Tuesday April 30th at the school – this will include a tour of the school and tasks

- Day 2 Wednesday May 1st venue tbc – this will include a presentation and formal interview

- NB Full GB meeting to ratify decision 6.30pm


We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible
Ein gwerthoedd – Dewr, Cadarnhaol, Cyfrifol