• Location: Heronsbridge,
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  • Language: Welsh
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Head of Leavers Department - Heronsbridge School

Head of Leavers Department - Heronsbridge School

Bridgend County Borough Council
Head of Leavers Department - Heronsbridge School
Job description
Teacher Salary Scale plus TLR1A & ALN 2

To commence: September 2024 

The Governors of Heronsbridge School wish to appoint a motivated, caring, committed and enthusiastic teacher with significant experience of teaching in ALN schools to lead a large department within an age progressive special school.  The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent classroom practice with an understanding of Post 16 curriculum, will have management experience and taught children with severe learning difficulties including those with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.  We are looking for an individual:

To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a standard scale teacher

To provide day to day management of the department

To raise standards of pupil attainment and achievement within the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support pupil progress.

To be accountable for pupil progress and development within the subject areas.

To develop and enhance the teaching practice of others

To ensure the provision of appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils studying in the department, in accordance with the aims of the school and the curricular policies determined by the Governing Body and Headteacher.

To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the curriculum, supporting the development and realisation of the Curriculum for Wales.

To manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department effectively to support the school improvement plan and departmental development plan.

Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.

Criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) is a requirement for this post.

Closing Date: 30 May 2024                  

Shortlisting Date: 10 June 2024            

Interview Date: 17 June 2024

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