THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF44 8EX
  • Subject: Deputy Headteacher
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £62,111 - £68,530
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 03 February, 2023 12:00 PM

This job application date has now expired.

Deputy Head of Centre - Ty Gwyn Education Centre

Deputy Head of Centre - Ty Gwyn Education Centre

Ty Gwyn Education Centre
Ty Gwyn Education Centre
Y Dolydd, Aberdare, RCT, CF44 8EX
Telephone – (01685) 652525

Deputy Head of Centre - Ty Gwyn Education Centre

Hours: Full time in accordance with School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document

Salary: Leadership Range L14 – L18 (£62,111 - £68,530 per annum)

Start Date: As soon as possible

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual who is committed to improving the outcomes for learners with significant and highly complex social, emotional and behavioural difficulties to apply for the post of Deputy Head of Centre at Ty Gwyn Education Centre.

Ty Gwyn Education Centre is a secondary age Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) located in a newly refurbished building in the Aberdare area, serving the whole of RCT and learners from age 11 to 16 years.

Ty Gwyn Education Centre offers specialist provision for up to 64 learners with behavioural, emotional and social needs that cannot be met in their mainstream school. Learners are a mixture of full and part time (KS3 only) and access a broad and balanced curriculum of core subjects (English, Maths and Science) and a range of vocational and foundation subjects. There is a growing emphasis on developing learner wellbeing and mental health and Ty Gwyn is a Trauma Informed School with a growing team of therapeutic support staff.

As a Deputy Head of Centre at Ty Gwyn Education Centre, you will share responsibilities with other senior leaders across raising standards, curriculum development, learner engagement and behaviour, your duties will be tailored to your strengths and experience. Leadership and a highly visible personal presence are essential with a belief in the potential of all learners to overcome and succeed.

Ty Gwyn Education Centre has recently been recognised by Estyn as having demonstrated significant improvement since its inspection 2019 and continues to improve under the strong and effective leadership of the Head of Centre, SLT and TLR team.

Believing in young people/Credu mewn pobl ifanc

Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained via the Schools Recruitment website using the link https://rhondda-cynon-taf.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-3/candidate. Please note to apply for this position you are required to complete the online application form on the RCT Council Website. If you do not complete the online application you will not be considered as having applied for the post.

Should you require further information about the post, please contact Victoria Cox-Wall Head of Centre, on 01685 652525.

The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd February 2023 at 12.00 noon.

PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK IS A CORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SCHOOL AND COUNCIL. IN ADDITION TO THIS SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITY, THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR THE ROLE WILL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK.

The Council and School values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.