• Location: Penarth / Llandough,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Not Specified
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 09 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Teachers (Primary and Secondary posts available - please specify on application which you are applying for) - Ysgol Y Deri

Teachers (Primary and Secondary posts available - please specify on application which you are applying for) - Ysgol Y Deri

Vale of Glamorgan Council
About us
Do you want to be part of an exciting period of growth in a forward thinking an innovative school?

Ysgol Y Deri is a local authority day special school maintained by the Vale of Glamorgan
local authority. Currently there are over 475 pupils on roll aged between 3 and 19 years. All pupils have statements of special educational needs for severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, moderate learning difficulties or autistic spectrum disorders.

Ysgol Y Deri are looking to recruit dynamic and energising teachers to join our amazing team. We believe school should be unmissable and audacious.

Are you dedicated to making a difference but find yourself frustrated that often you are prevented from doing just that? Then we might have the job for you.

We are looking for a number of teachers who are willing and able to turn their hand to a variety of subjects. Someone able to transform challenging curriculum content into engaging and life affirming experiences. Someone who recognises the importance of both high support and high challenge. If you think that's you, please do get in touch.

Our dedicated team provides a broad, lively, and stimulating curriculum for our pupils, we focus on inspiring change within our pupils to ensure their successful future.

We have several posts available across our primary and secondary departments. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team who put pupils at the centre of everything we do.
About the Role
Pay Details: Teachers Mainscale +SEN allowance

Days / Hours per Week: Full Time (Monday- Friday 8.30pm - 3.30pm)

Permanent / Temporary: Permanent


This is an amazing opportunity for either primary or secondary trained top-quality teachers who already have the skills to adapt their teaching, someone who are prepared and excited to take on something completely different. The successful candidates will be given the support but also freedom to design an engaging curriculum.

Whilst a background in special needs is not essential, a strong understanding of the curriculum, how it might be adapted and how it can be developed to enthuse all learners will be high on the list of requirements.
About you
You will need:

We are looking for someone who truly wants to make a difference to young people's lives; someone willing to be the difference. Someone who wants to help our students fulfil their potential by giving them a chance to change; someone humble, yet confident, enthusiastic yet understands the need for boundaries. Our values are happiness, acceptance, communication, friendship, kindness, confidence and fun, for both pupils and staff. Can you be an extraordinary role model at Ysgol Y Deri.

The successful candidate will have excellent classroom practice, including use of ICT, high expectations of pupil engagement and achievements and a willingness to work as part of a dedicated team that is committed to providing the very best opportunities for all of our pupils.

We offer specialist training and development from our therapy teams in areas such as communication, emotional regulation, attachment & trauma and Positive Behaviour Support.

DBS Check Required: Enhanced

Angen cofrestru gyda'r CGA: Mae'n ofyniad statudol bod yn rhaid i ymgeiswyr ar gyfer y swyddi hyn gael eu cofrestru gyda Chyngor y Gweithlu Addysg cyn y gallant ddechrau gweithio mewn ysgol. Os nad ydych eisoes wedi cofrestru, mae gwybodaeth bellach, gan gynnwys sut i gofrestru, ar gael yn
How to apply
For further information, contact: Viv Burbidge-Smith
Take a look at our website, and our social media pages Facebook - Ysgol Y Deri Special School
Twitter - @YsgolYDeri @DeriYsgolPrim @yydsecondary

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School Business HR Manager