• Location: Newport,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £65,000.00 - £70,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 10 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Headteacher - Malpas Court Primary School

Headteacher - Malpas Court Primary School

Newport City Council
Headteacher - Malpas Court Primary School
Job information
Post No. POSN002856 - Headteacher-Malpas Court Primary School

Applicants are invited to apply for this unique and exciting opportunity to become Headteacher of Malpas Court Primary School in Newport. The school provides education for children aged between 3 years and 11 years.

The Governing Body seek an innovative Headteacher who can provide inspirational leadership for the school. The school is situated within the Newport High cluster of primary schools and serves a diverse community. This very successful school has a passionate and committed team of staff who ensure that the school is at the heart of the community and that strong family engagement and pupil wellbeing is paramount.

The Governing Body are committed to the appointment of a Headteacher who:

• Is highly motivated with a vision that ensures that the school continues to develop as a centre of excellence for education.
• Has proven leadership, management, communication, and interpersonal skills to promote effective teamwork.
• Demonstrates and promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of achievement and behaviour.
• Has a proven track record of raising attainment and is passionate about developing the potential of every child.
• Is forward thinking, imaginative and visionary, and can provide and develop a nurturing learning environment.
• Can build a relationship of mutual respect with pupils, parents, community, staff and the Governing Body.
• Seeks to develop strong, collaborative working arrangements with all partners and organisations that support the school.
• Is resilient and committed to ensuring that the school is at the heart of the community.

Governors will support the successful candidate in all aspects of school life to ensure the continuation and enhancement of this very successful school.

Key Dates

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th April 2024

Shortlisting: Monday 15th April 2024

Interviews scheduled:

• Tuesday 23rd April 2024
• Wednesday 24th April 2024

Start Date: 1st September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be invited to visit the school.

We are obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

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

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