• Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Headteacher: Mr. D. Beech

Required for September 2024

Primary School Teacher PS2/3
Full-Time 100%
Teachers' Salary Scale
Temporary Post
(1 year initially - likely to be longer)

Closing date: Thursday 23rdMay 2024

We welcome applications from enthusiastic teachers, who feel they can help our school to build on its strengths and work towards excellence of provision, achievement, and attainment.
The successful candidate will:
• be an excellent classroom practitioner and have a clear understanding of effective teaching and learning to inspire, nurture and guide pupils of all abilities;
• have very high expectations of achievement and behaviour and have energy, enthusiasm, drive and determination to raise standards;
• have an up-to-date knowledge of the Curriculum for Wales and be proactive in own professional learning;
• be able to provide high quality learning experiences through an imaginative approach to skills based learning, including the ability to use up-to-date IT effectively to engage and motivate;
• have the ability to fully embed assessment for learning strategies, effectively assess, set targets and use data effectively;
• have a positive and enthusiastic attitude to all aspects of school life;
• possess excellent organisation and communication skills with staff, parents and pupils;
• be hard working and able to work effectively with the Headteacher, leadership team, colleagues, governors, parents, and the wider community; and
• support our drive to develop pupil participation that is based on rights-respecting values.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms can be obtained online at

If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725000 and are to be returned no later than Thursday 23rd May 2024 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.


Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.

If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.
All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.

We value diversity in our workforce and consider ourselves to be an Employer of Choice, committed to promoting and integrating equality of opportunity into all aspects of of our work. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage applicants from all groups and backgrounds to apply and join us at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. We are strongly committed to eradicating discrimination in the workplace and ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, disability, sex, race, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, gender identity and expression, and pregnancy and maternity.