• Location: Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent, NP13 1YL
  • Subject: Deputy Headteacher
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Language: English

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Deputy Headteacher

Abertillery Learning Community 3-16
The governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher and leader who has an in-depth understanding and experience of school improvement. The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

The successful candidate will:

● Have recent experience of leadership at deputy headteacher or headteacher level

● Lead whole school anti-racist practices, to actively promote and celebrate diversity across the school community

● Be highly visible within the community, actively developing effective and integrated community and school working relationships

● Believe in the importance of strong, positive pupil well-being and will promote values that develop our pupils’’ wellbeing and love of learning

● Be an exemplary teacher with the highest expectations of themselves and others

● Be an advocate of children’s rights

● Have high expectations for the teaching, learning, behaviour and attitude across the school to ensure high expectations and appropriate challenge for all

● Have a passion for teaching and learning, with high aspirations for all

● Demonstrate an appetite for professional learning that impacts upon pedagogy, supporting professional growth across our school

● Have proven skills to model and develop high quality teaching and learning across school

● Demonstrate a strong commitment to securing the highest quality provision and outcomes for children

● Lead by example, and have proven experience and success, with an understanding of and a working knowledge of KS4 qualifications reform and accountability measures

● Have a good understanding of the National Mission for Wales and curriculum reform

● Be a strategic thinker with proven leadership experience, good organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills
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