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

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Athrawes/ Teacher, Ty Dysgu Pupil Referral Unit

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Salary: £30,742.00 - To: £47,340.00

Job Advertisement: Maths and Science Teacher
Position: Maths and Science Teacher
Location: Ty Dysgu Pupil Referral Unit, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Type: Full-Time, one year contract 1st September 2024
Salary: £30,742 - £47,340 per annum (dependent on experience and qualifications) + SEN point.

About Us:
We are a dedicated Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) located in the heart of Wales, committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for students who require additional assistance and alternative educational pathways. Our goal is to reintegrate students into mainstream education or to provide them with the skills and qualifications they need to succeed in life.

Role Overview:
We are seeking a passionate and dynamic Maths and Science Teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate will be committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our students, many of whom face significant challenges both academically and personally. You will deliver engaging and differentiated lessons in Maths and Science, tailored to meet the diverse needs of our pupils.

Key Responsibilities:
• Plan, prepare, and deliver high-quality Maths and Science lessons that cater to the individual needs of students.
• Develop and implement strategies to engage and motivate students with varying abilities and backgrounds.
• Assess and monitor student progress, providing regular feedback and support to help them achieve their academic goals.
• Work collaboratively with other staff members, parents, and external agencies to create a cohesive support network for students.
• Manage classroom behaviour effectively, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
• Participate in staff meetings, training, and professional development opportunities.
Qualifications and Experience:
• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in the UK.
• A degree in Mathematics, Science, or a related field.
• Experience teaching Maths and Science at secondary school level (Key Stages 3 and 4).
• Experience working in a PRU or with students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) is highly desirable.
• Strong classroom management skills and the ability to adapt teaching methods to meet the needs of individual students.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a genuine passion for teaching and supporting young people.

What We Offer:
• A supportive and collaborative working environment.
• Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
• A chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young people.
• Competitive salary and benefits package.
Equal Opportunities: We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Contact Information: For more information about this role or the Pupil Referral Unit, please contact Simon Pardoe at

Join us in making a difference and helping our students achieve their full potential!

You will be required to provide evidence of all qualifications specified as essential.

Application forms can be completed 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 Friday 12th July 2024 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the closing date.


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.