• Location: Aberbargoed,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 11 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Teacher at Aberbargoed Primary (Maternity Cover)

Teacher at Aberbargoed Primary (Maternity Cover)

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Teacher at Aberbargoed Primary (Maternity Cover)
Job description
Maternity Cover TEACHER 1 post available

Grade: TM02-TM06

To commence Monday 2nd September 2024 - 27th April 2025 (pending all safeguarding and recruitment checks).

Applications are invited from dynamic, experienced and suitably qualified teachers for the post of Maternity Cover Teacher in this successful primary school. The position will likely be within a Year 3 Class.

Aberbargoed Primary School caters for the educational needs of boys and girls aged from three to eleven. We are an English medium community school seeking to develop our provision for all learners, including adults, through collaborative work with our partner schools and other agencies.

Aberbargoed Primary School is fortunate to have a large number of spacious and modern rooms. Eight classrooms are used for the day to day teaching and learning which goes on at the school and each of these areas is served by a shared work space, cloakroom and separate toilet facilities for boys and girls. There are additional facilities for adults and the disabled. The school has a spacious hall which is used for a wide range of activities including Physical Education, assembly, concerts and dining.

Aberbargoed is a close-knit community, where generations of the same families have grown up as part of our school. Our ethos of 'Everyone Matters' is heartfelt and we seek to give our new generations the best opportunities to reach their potential, open their eyes to a world where they can achieve anything and go anywhere, whilst having roots firmly grounded in a warm, proud, nurturing community.

Aberbargoed Primary is seeking to appoint enthusiastic, engaging and creative teachers to join the school's team. The successful candidates will work with the existing Senior Leadership Team, teachers and teaching assistants at our friendly and inclusive school to develop and provide high quality teaching, learning and support for pupils.

The successful candidates will demonstrate:
  • A proven record of excellent classroom practice;
  • Good experience of working with children with a range of significant additional learning needs including social, emotional, communication needs and demonstrate an understanding of ACEs and trauma informed approaches.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Very good understanding of the skills curriculum and professional learning;
  • A very good understanding of curriculum and reform;
  • A very positive attitude to innovation and change;
  • An excellent track record of working closely with stakeholders and the wider community.
  • Thorough understanding of safeguarding and child protection processes and procedures.
  • The ability to carry out the duties of a class teacher as outlined in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document, The Professional Standards Document, and the 'Teacher' job description.

In return we can offer you:
  • Excellent levels of support
  • A wealth of Professional Learning opportunities
  • A supportive and friendly team
  • Amazing children who take great pride in their school

Closing Date: 11th April, 2024.

Shortlisting: Friday 19th April, 2024

Visit to our school: Monday 22nd April, 4.00pm

Lesson Observations in Aberbargoed Primary: 23rd/24th April

Interviews: Thursday 25th April

Please view the Job Description and Person Specification in attached documents.

After reading the Job Description and Person Specification, if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Miss Sally Everson on or 01443 875512.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

We are legally required to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Successful applicants are required to provide appropriate documentation such as a birth certificate, passport or work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

To request an application form please contact the school directly on 01443 875512. Completed application forms should be returned to or:

Aberbargoed Primary

Heol Ysgol Newydd



This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This vacancy has been processed in English only because there are no Welsh language requirements.