• Location: Hendy, Carmarthenshire, SA4 0XD
  • Subject: Headteacher
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Monthly
  • Salary: £57,790.00 - £68,849.00
  • Language: Bilingual
  • Closing Date: 30 January, 2023 11:59 PM

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Head Teacher - Hendy

Head Teacher - Hendy

Ysgol Hendy
Ysgol Gynradd Yr Hendy - 178 on Roll


(By September 2023)

Ysgol Gynradd yr Hendy is a vibrant Welsh Community school catering for pupils from 4 - 11 years.

Governors seek to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic, committed, and dynamic practitioner to lead, challenge and continue to raise our aspirations and ensure consistently excellent learning opportunities for all pupils.

We are looking for someone who has:

• A clear vision for educational excellence and a passion for improving pupils' achievements

• Ability to build on existing strengths of the school and embraces the exciting challenge to further develop the potential of pupils and staff

• Ability to inspire, motivate and enthuse pupils and staff

• High expectations of pupils 'progress, attainment and behaviour, whilst ensuring that pupils' interests and wellbeing are at the heart of all planning

• A drive to maintain the rich and broad curriculum opportunities, whilst embracing the principles of the Curriculum for Wales to ensure highly relevant learning experiences for all pupils

• Ensure equal opportunities, equity and excellence for all

• The skills of an excellent communicator who can engage effectively with children, parents, staff and governors through the medium of both Welsh and English

Ysgol Gynradd Yr Hendy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants applying for their first Headteacher appointment must hold the NPQH.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

You will need to be able to communicate fluently in Welsh. Reasonable support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Gareth Beynon Thomas (Chair of Governors) on or 01792 882569 / 07800 580999.

Shortlisting: Friday, 3rd February 2023

Interviews: Tuesday & Wednesday, 14th & 15th February 2023

Please click on the Downloads below to view a copy of the Job Profile.

You will need to sign in to your Carmarthenshire County Council account to apply for this post.