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  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 17 May, 2024 12:00 AM

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Cila Primary School - Deputy Headteacher

Cila Primary School - Deputy Headteacher

Swansea Council
The salary stated will be subject to a term time only adjustment if the commencement of employment is after the start of the academic year.

Cila Primary is situated in the village of Upper Killay on the edge of the Gower Peninsula AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). We are a happy, caring, and inclusive small primary that is at the heart of our community.

The school and its site are enchanting. The physical environment is inviting, vibrant and extremely well loved and maintained providing excellent opportunities for outdoor learning.

The governing body is seeking to appoint a motivational, experienced, enthusiastic and exemplary professional to work alongside the Headteacher by taking a lead role in managing and developing our school.

Our new Deputy Head Teacher must share our commitment to high expectations and assist the head teacher to lead our dynamic team to drive our school forward.

We welcome applications from candidates who:
  • Are passionate about children's learning and share our high expectations for children's learning and behaviour
  • Have proven leadership skills and the ability to inspire and motivate colleagues
  • Have a commitment to teamwork and partnerships
  • Have strong management, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Is an excellent classroom practitioner who is equally passionate about the emotional and academic development of every child in their care
  • Are committed to enhance our distinctive and inclusive vision and ethos
  • Have experience of successfully leading improvement to secure high standards
  • Are an outstanding teacher across the primary age range
  • Have the ability to look beyond the school gates and develop positive, effective relationships with families and the wider community.

In return, we can offer you:
  • A professional and caring team of staff.
  • Happy, engaged children who enjoy learning and wider opportunities.
  • An extensive, well-cared for physical environment.
  • Caring, nurturing environment that allows all pupils to develop positive aspirations and achieve high standards.
  • Supportive and engaged parents.
  • Dedicated and experienced governors.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional learning at all levels.

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Your supporting letter of application should be no longer than 2,000 words (font size 12 or size 14 for visually impaired).

We would encourage you to undertake a visit to our school, so that you can see for yourself what the school has to offer. A tour of the school for prospective applicants is arranged for Wednesday 8 May 2024 at 4pm. Please phone the school on 01792 202775 to book the visit.

School tour: Wednesday 8 May 2024 at 4pm
Closing date: Friday 17 May 2024 at 12 noon
Shortlisting: Tuesday 4 June 2024
Lesson Observations: Week beginning 10 June 2024
Formal interviews: Thursday 13 or Friday 14 June 2024

Application form - headteacher/deputy headteacher (Word doc) [171KB] Cila Primary School - Deputy Headteacher Job Description (PDF) [164KB] Cila Primary School - Deputy Headteacher Person Specification (PDF) [80KB]