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  • Closing Date: 12 May, 2024 12:00 AM
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Cadle Primary School : Headteacher

Cadle Primary School : Headteacher

Swansea Council
The salary stated will be subject to a term time only adjustment if the commencement of employment is after the start of the academic year.

Cadle Primary is a happy, caring, and inclusive school that is at the heart of its community. The school is situated on a large site providing excellent opportunities for outdoor learning, including a thriving partnership with the adjacent City Farm. The school motto, 'Dream, Believe, Achieve' underpins what Cadle is about and aspires to be.

The Governors of Cadle Primary are looking for a passionate, innovative and inspirational leader who has the necessary professional skills to build on the solid foundations and relationships that are already in place.

We are looking for a highly visible and approachable headteacher who must demonstrate:
  • A commitment to enhance our inclusive vision and ethos.
  • A passion for supporting and improving the wellbeing of all.
  • A belief that all children and staff, regardless of background or ability, can flourish.
  • Strong strategic leadership skills and a commitment to maintaining high standards of teaching and learning, enabling every child to reach their full potential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to motivate and empower others.
  • Develop and broaden a team of committed governors.
  • The ability to look beyond the school gates and develop positive, effective relationships with families and the wider community.

In return, we can offer you:
  • A professional and caring team of staff.
  • Happy, engaged children who enjoy learning and wider opportunities.
  • An extensive, well-cared for physical environment.
  • Caring, nurturing environment that allows all pupils to develop positive aspirations and achieve high standards.
  • Supportive and engaged parents.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional learning at all levels.

Applicants who are not already headteachers are required to have NPQH.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Within Swansea Council there is a "Safeguarding is Everybody's Business" principle, and this applies to all Swansea Council employees, elected members, volunteers and contractors. Further details can be found at: https://www.swansea.gov.uk/corporatesafeguarding

The application form should be returned to: Jayne.woolcock@swansea.gov.uk
Your supporting letter of application should be no longer than 2,000 words (font size 14)

We would encourage you to undertake a visit to our school, so that you can see for yourself what the school has to offer. A tour of the school for prospective applicants is arranged for 09/04/2024 at 4pm. Please email Jayne.woolcock@swansea.gov.uk or phone the school on 01792 584498 to book the visit.

School tour: 09/04/2024 at 4pm
Closing date: 12/04/2024 at 12 noon
Shortlisting: 22/04/2024
Formal interviews: 29/04/2014 and 01/05/2024

Application form - headteacher/deputy headteacher (Word doc) [171KB]

Cadle Primary School - Headteacher - Job description (PDF) [203KB]

Cadle Primary School - Headteacher - Person specification (PDF) [142KB]