• Location: Swansea,
  • Subject: Head of Department
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Not Supplied
  • Salary Range: Not Supplied
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 02 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Blaenymaes Primary School - Headteacher

Blaenymaes Primary School - Headteacher

Swansea Council
The governors, staff, pupils and parents of Blaenymaes Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher to lead this successful, happy and inclusive school.

The successful candidate will:
  • be an enthusiastic, inspirational, innovative leader with proven teaching and management skills;
  • demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • be committed to maintaining high standards and continuous improvement;
  • be enthusiastic about maintaining the partnerships between pupils, parents, staff, governors and the wider community;
  • Implement and demonstrate a clear vision of the ongoing development of this successful primary school;
  • Be committed to further development of pupil voice, Rights Respecting Schools and Restorative Practice and
  • Be an effective people manager who is committed to their own and their teams' development.

The school can offer:
  • happy, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn and are a pleasure to teach;
  • a friendly, dedicated and hard-working staff;
  • a highly supportive governing body;
  • a commitment to your professional development and wellbeing;
  • the commitment to working in partnership with families who are passionate about ensuring their children can be the best they can be;
  • opportunities to foster and develop partnerships with a range of agencies within the community, and
  • a nurturing environment where every child and every person is valued.

Blaenymaes Primary School is situated on the outskirts of Swansea. The school is blessed with beautiful grounds, which include a nature area, playground, small adventure playground, and a number of outside learning areas.

Candidates must hold the National Professional Headteacher Qualification [NPQH].

We would encourage prospective candidates to visit our school on Tuesday 23rd May at 9.30am. Please inform the school if you intend to visit.

This post requires the postholder to have the level of DBS disclosure as indicated below:
Enhanced DBS Disclosure Application

Within Swansea Council there is a "Safeguarding is Everybody's Business" principle, and this applies to all Swansea Council employees, elected members, volunteers and contractors. Further details can be found at

All applications are to be returned to the Clerk to the Governing Body, Mrs.E.Amirat:

Closing date: Noon on Friday 2nd June 2023
Shortlisting: Monday 5th June 2023
Interviews: Monday 19th June 2023: Pupil, parent & staff day
Friday 23rd June 2023: Formal interviews
Application form - headteacher/deputy headteacher (Word doc) [171KB]
Blaenymaes Primary School - Headteacher - job description (PDF) [437KB]
Blaenymaes Primary School - Headteacher - Person Specification (PDF) [320KB]