• Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 12 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council


Teachers Main Scale

Full Time / Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 12th April 2024

Required for September 2024

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an outstanding class teacher with the qualities and skills to work with the whole school team to achieve aspirational outcomes for its pupils. We need an inspirational, dedicated and enthusiastic practitioner to build on the success of the school and to be committed to taking it into its next stage of development.

The successful applicant will have:
• A proven record of excellent classroom practice,
• Enthusiasm and the ability to inspire pupils to achieve the very best outcomes,
• Up to date knowledge of ALN transformation and Curriculum for Wales ,
• An excellent understanding of curriculum development, progress and assessment and pedagogy,
• A willingness and ability to lead Areas of Learning and other initiatives across the school,
• An ability to teach Welsh in the Primary Curriculum,
• The ability to work effectively with staff, governors, parents and the wider community.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

You will be required to provide evidence of all qualifications specified as essential.

Application forms can be obtained online at
If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725000 and are to be returned no later than 12th April 2024 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.


Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the closing date.

Shortlisting will take place on Monday 15th April.
Lesson Observations will take place on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th April.
Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd April 2024.

Anyone interested in the post is welcome to call the headteacher, Mrs Anna Morris, to discuss the role further, in advance of shortlisting and to arrange an informal visit.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.
If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact us to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.

We value diversity in our workforce and consider ourselves to be an Employer of Choice, committed to promoting and integrating equality of opportunity into all aspects of our work. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage applicants from all groups and backgrounds to apply and join us at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. We are strongly committed to eradicating discrimination in the workplace and ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, disability, sex, race, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, gender identity and expression, and pregnancy and maternity.