• Location: Cardigan,
  • Subject: General Studies
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh

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Specialist Teacher - Aberporth Primary School

Specialist Teacher - Aberporth Primary School

Ceredigion County Council
About the role
The following is an advert where the ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh and English is essential.

We are looking for an excellent specialist teacher to teach and lead in Canolfan y Don, to start at the beginning of the Summer term 2023 or the earliest possible date afterwards.

Applications are invited from a dedicated and enthusiastic specialist teacher with suitable experience and understanding.

The Specialist Teacher will work under the direction of the Head teacher and ALNCo at the school. Canolfan y Don caters for pupils in the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 who have severe learning, physical and/or medical difficulties.

Canolfan y Don offers a caring location with full access to learning activities which will be suitably differentiated to the individual needs of the pupils. Each pupil has access to individually tailored programmes to meet his/her needs. Pupils are integrated into mainstream education when appropriate.

The Specialist Teacher will be able to teach excellent lessons and will have the ability to create meaningful relationships and inspire pupils with severe difficulties.

For more information or an informal chat, contact the Headteacher, Mrs Elen Evans on 01239 810081 or email

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to amend the applicationclosing date.

Safeguarding children and young people is a key priority for us. We aim to support children, young people and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be and acknowledge they have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture
We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows:
  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
Cardigan Cardigan is the historic gateway into Ceredigion from the south west.
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