• Location: Aberystwyth,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 14 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Teacher - Rhydypennau Primary School

Teacher - Rhydypennau Primary School

Ceredigion County Council
About the role
The Governors of Rhydypennau Community School are keen to appoint a motivated and dedicated individual who will be responsible for maintaining and raising pupil standards. Rhydypennau is a happy and successful school with over 200 pupils on roll. The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge and understanding of the principles of the Curriculum for Wales, and the ability to contribute towards the leadership of specific learning areas and experience of the curriculum.

The ability to communicate through Welsh (equivalent to Level 5 in accordance with the ALTE framework in Listening / Talking, Reading and Writing) is essential for this job, and the ability and enthusiasm to contribute to extra-curricular activities would be beneficial. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate effectively with an experienced and dedicated team.

The current post holder teaches in the Year 5 class.

Job Description and Person Specification

We welcome previous contact from candidates, and you can arrange an informal conversation by contacting the Headteacher, Mr Peter Leggett by email on

(Rhydypennau Community School, Bow Street, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. SY24 5AD (01970 828608)

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture
We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows:
  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
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