• Hours: Full time
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 14 June, 2024 12:00 AM

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Athro Ysgol Cynradd/Primary School Teacher, Twynyrodyn Community School

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Salary: £30,742.00 - To: £47,340.00

Head teacher: Mr A. Mills

Primary School Teacher (Year 5/6)
Fixed Term (Required for Autumn and Spring terms)
Required for September 2024
Closing date: 14th June 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 reform for Wales and be proactive in own professional learning
• be passionate about education with the commitment and drive to enable all learners to succeed in their learning, fostering excellent relationships and understanding pupils' needs very well
• be able to provide high quality learning experiences through an imaginative approach to skills based learning, including the ability to use up to date ICT effectively to engage and motivate
• have the ability to fully embed assessment for learning strategies, effectively assess, set targets and use data effectively
• have an in-depth knowledge of the statutory primary curriculum and the skills framework and be able to provide regular opportunities for pupil led learning across the curriculum
• have a positive and enthusiastic attitude to all aspects of school life
• possess excellent organisational and communication skills with staff, parents and pupils
• an ability to use digital platforms effectively to enhance our children's learning and be fully committed to promoting Welsh 2nd Language and the well-being of our pupils
• be able to effectively contribute to develop a subject area across the school
• be hard working and able to work effectively with the Headteacher, leadership team, colleagues, governors, parents and the wider community
• support our drive to develop pupil participation that is based on rights-respecting values

Applicants should state their curricular strengths and any extra-curricular skills they may be able to offer the school.

Candidates will be shortlisted during the week beginning 17th June 2024.
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to teach a lesson at Twynyrodyn Community School and interviews will take place during the week beginning 24th June 2024.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms can be completed online at

If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725199 and are to be returned 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.