• Location: Swansea,
  • Salary Type: Not Supplied
  • Salary Range: Not Supplied
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 14 July, 2024 12:00 AM
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Craigfelen Primary School - Deputy Head Teacher (closing date: 14/06/24)

Swansea Council
Closing date: Noon on 14 th June 2024
Shortlisting: 18 th June 2024
Lesson Observation: Week commencing 24 th June 2024
Interviews: Wednesday 10 th July 2024

Our Shared Vision

At Craigfelen Primary School we strive to build a community where children feel safe, happy and are respectful. We recognise and celebrate the unique qualities of others and ourselves. We aim high in all we do and place no limits on what we aspire to achieve. Our bespoke creative curriculum provides our children with the knowledge skills and experiences that ignites their curiosity, sparks their imagination and inspires awe and wonder. We help our children to build resilience so they have the confidence, courage and self-belief to face whatever their futures may hold. Above all this we promote kindness to each other.

Craigfelen Primary School is situated on the outskirts of Swansea. The school is blessed with extensive grounds, which include school gardens and a nature reserve. We have a Flying Start (Craigfelen Caterpillars). We also manage the 'Cwtch Craigfelen' which is the local community centre and Swansea's Community Focussed School Manager.

The governors, staff, pupils and parents of Craigfelen Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to help lead this successful, happy and inclusive school.

The successful candidate will:
  • Be an enthusiastic, fun, inspirational, innovative teacher with proven teaching and management skills;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Be committed to maintaining high standards and continuous improvement;
  • Be enthusiastic about maintaining the partnerships between pupils, parents, staff, governors and the wider community;
  • Have excellent ICT skills to continue to develop our exciting, innovative and forward thinking curriculum.
  • Implement and demonstrate a clear vision of the ongoing development of this successful primary school;
  • Be committed to further development of pupil voice, Rights Respecting Schools and Restorative Practice and
  • Be an effective people manager who is committed to their own and their teams' development.

The school can offer:
  • Happy, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn and are a pleasure to teach;
  • A friendly, dedicated and hard-working staff;
  • A highly supportive governing body;
  • A commitment to your professional development and wellbeing;
  • The commitment to working in partnership with families who are passionate about ensuring their children can be the best they can be;
  • Opportunities to foster and develop partnerships with a range of agencies within the community, and
  • A nurturing environment where every child and every person is valued.

We would encourage prospective candidates to visit our wonderful school on Monday 10 th June 2024 at 4pm. Please inform Mrs Alison Williams Head teacher on if you intend / would like, to visit.

Within Swansea Council there is a "Safeguarding is Everybody's Business" principle, and this applies to all Swansea Council employees, elected members, volunteers and contractors. Further details can be found at

All applications are to be returned via email to the Clerk to the Governing Body, Beverley Bennett -

Deputy Headteacher job description. (PDF) [110KB]
Application form - headteacher/deputy headteacher (Word doc) [171KB]