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  • Location: Newport,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 15 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Class Teacher with TLR 2B- Glan Llyn Primary School

Class Teacher with TLR 2B- Glan Llyn Primary School

Newport City Council
Class Teacher with TLR 2B- Glan Llyn Primary School
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Post No. POSN000107 - Class Teacher and Senior Leader of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum - Glan Llyn Primary School

Applicants are invited to apply for this exciting opportunity to join the leadership team at Glan Llyn Primary School in Newport, which opened in September 2019.

Glan Llyn Primary School is an English-medium school and provides education for children aged between 3 years and 11 years. It was established on a growing school basis to support the growing Glan Llyn housing development and sits within the Lliswerry cluster of primary schools. The school currently has 413 pupils on roll and is projected to reach full capacity within the next 18 months. The school also has two dedicated Learning Resource Base classes to support pupils with Additional Learning Needs.

The Headteacher and Governing Body are committed to the development of a nurturing and respectful learning community with a strong, inclusive ethos, where a culture of positivity, enthusiasm and aspiration prevails for all and where excellence is standard. Applications are welcomed from highly-skilled, innovative practitioners who support this vision and have a clear commitment to realising the objectives of the National Mission.

In addition to undertaking the role of classroom teacher, this senior leadership role will be to provide professional leadership and management of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum throughout the school. The specific responsibilities of the role may change over time according to school development needs but will focus on:

• Developing effective teaching and learning strategies across the school to positively impact pupil progress and wellbeing.
• Developing specific aspects of the curriculum and ensuring there is a shared understanding of progression across the school.
• Leadership and management of a specified phase of the school to enable the effective day to day operation of the department and to specifically raise and maintain standards of wellbeing, teaching, learning and attainment of all pupils within the phase.

We are looking to appoint an innovative and inspirational leader who will thrive on the opportunity of being instrumental in the leadership of the school and who:

• Has significant experience of excellent classroom practice which has consistently impacted positively on pupil progress and wellbeing.
• Has successful experience of positively impacting the practice of other professionals beyond their own classroom.
• Has excellent communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
• Leads by high example, with a vision to promote excellent teaching and learning for all pupils.
• Has a proven track record of raising attainment for pupils with a range of needs and is passionate about developing the potential of every child.
• Is forward thinking, imaginative and visionary, with the resilience to embrace the challenges of a senior role positively in order to improve and maintain levels of wellbeing and progress for the whole school community.
• Aligns, demonstrates and promotes the values and dispositions of the Professional Standards for teaching and leadership in Wales.

In return, we can offer you:

• An inclusive and welcoming school that has a firm commitment to the wellbeing and development of the whole school community.
• Delightful and respectful pupils who enjoy their learning experiences and make good progress.
• Dedicated professionals who are committed to ongoing professional dialogue and learning to positively impact pupils.
• Passionate leaders who strive to secure the best outcomes for children through a culture of high expectations, supportive challenge and professional autonomy, whilst maintaining a healthy regard for the work-life balance of all members of the school community.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school on Thursday 11th April at 3pm. Please email the school at glanllyn.primary@newportschools.wales to register your attendance for this visit.

The appointment process will begin with a lesson observation, following which only selected candidates may be invited to return for interview. The next stage will then consist of specified tasks and a presentation and interview with the Headteacher, members of the Senior Leadership Team and the Governing Body.

Closing Date: Monday 15th April 2024

Lesson Observations (TBC): Week commencing 22nd April 2024

Tasks and Interviews (TBC): Week commencing 29th April 2024

Start Date: 1st September 2024

The Governing Body and Local Authority are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS).

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