• Location: Swansea,
  • Salary Type: Not Supplied
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 02 September, 2024 12:00 AM
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Dunvant Primary School: Permanent Teacher with middle leader responsibilities

Swansea Council
Dunvant Primary is a vibrant, inclusive school. The school prides itself on its diversity and inclusive ethos. We are a Restorative Practice and a Rights Respecting School. The governing body is looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational teacher, initially to join our Year 5-6 phase team in Autumn 2024. Dunvant Primary has an excellent reputation for developing teachers into leadership positions and this is an opportunity for someone with initial leadership experience to further develop these skills. The successful candidate will be required to either lead an area of learning or another area from the school development plan. The right candidate will be offered opportunities to work alongside our senior leadership team.

The successful candidate will:
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner with a range of experience across the primary age phase
  • Be creative and able to inspire learning beyond the classroom
  • Be someone who works extremely well as part of a team
  • Have high expectations for the learning, behaviour and care of all pupils
  • Be someone who is committed, hard-working and keen to offer to the wider life of the school
  • Have good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a clear understanding of developing learner voice, pupil-led learning and improving wellbeing
  • Have effective ICT skills and can use these to enhance learning

In return, we can offer you:
  • Opportunity to be part of a happy, motivated and friendly staff team
  • Fantastic children with brilliant attitudes and excellent behaviour
  • Opportunities to be involved in developing the school's approach to new initiatives
  • Training and professional development opportunities

All prospective applicants are invited to book a place on a tour of the school. These will be held on Monday 15 th July at 1:30pm or 4pm and Wednesday 17 th July at 1:30pm and 4pm. Candidates only need to book on one! There will be limited spaces available therefore a space must be booked in advance. This can be done by contacting the school office on 01792 207336.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to demonstrate their excellent teaching through lesson observations on either 10/11 th September 2024. Formal interviews will take place on 13 th September. Start dates to be agreed with the successful candidate, following selection.

Application form - primary, secondary, special teachers (Word doc) [117KB]
Dunvant Primary School - Classroom teacher MPS (PDF) [145KB]

Completed forms should be returned to , for the attention of the head teacher.

Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. Applicants must be registered with the EWC before employment starts.

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An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Tour of School: Monday 15th July at 1:30pm or 4pm and Wednesday 17th July at 1:30pm and 4pm

Closing Date: 02/09/2024, 12.30pm

Shortlisting: 06/09/2024

Observations: 10/11th September 2024 (To be arranged with shortlisted candidates)

Interviews: 13 th September 2024

Required to start: To be confirmed with successful candidate.