• Location: Newport,
  • Subject: Teacher
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £35,000.00 - £40,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 04 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Teacher with TLR - St Andrew's Primary School

Teacher with TLR - St Andrew's Primary School

Newport City Council
Teacher with TLR - St Andrew's Primary School
Job information
Post No. POSN001227 - Teacher with TLR

This appointment is offered on a permanent basis to start 1.9.23

The Head Teacher, children, staff and Governing Body of St. Andrew’s Primary School are looking for a ‘Learning and Achievement Leader’, who is an exceptional, highly-motivated, innovative, creative practitioner and is committed to children's learning, wellbeing and the raising of standards. We are a vibrant forward thinking school with a highly committed, dedicated and hard-working team who strive towards achieving the highest standards for all our children.

We are looking for someone who thrives on challenge, is highly-organised, able to lead others and committed to obtaining best value for our pupils. St. Andrew's Primary School and the Governing Body are looking to appoint a leader to contribute towards its teaching and learning, leadership and management. The role initially will be to lead our 80 place Nursery setting and manage Additional Learning Needs for Early Years, including transition to school from non-maintained settings. Experience of additional learning needs and working within progression Step 1 is essential for this post.

This position is part of the Senior Management Team of St. Andrew's Primary School and requires working closely with the Head Teacher, Governors and the whole school community. The successful candidate will work alongside a dedicated and caring staff in order to promote excellent standards for pupils who are both hard-working and happy.

We are seeking excellent practitioners who have:

- The ability to inspire children to have a love of learning.

- High expectations and a drive to raise standards.

- Enthusiasm and a commitment to professional development.

- Total dedication to the inclusion of all pupils.

- High aspirations for developing pupil participation in the planning process of learning via a practical, hands-on, real life skills based curriculum.

- A keen interest in extra-curricular activities.

- A clear understanding of skills based curriculum, in particular the Literacy and Numeracy Framework.

- The ability to teach Welsh as a second language.

- The ability to contribute to the development and improvement of the school as a whole.

- Expertise in digital learning.

- An understanding of teaching children with English as an additional language.

- The ability to develop children to be reflective learners.

- A good understanding of both Foundation Phase and a skills based curriculum at Key Stage 2.

- Experience and knowledge of effective transition between Early Years settings (non-maintained) and Nursery / Reception classes.

- An ability to lead and manage pupils with additional learning needs including working with outside agencies.

The job will initially be based in Nursery as Nursery Manager however this is flexible over time.


This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS).

Closing date: Sunday 4th June 2023 - 11.59pm

Shortlisting: Monday 5th June 2023

Interview dates:Tuesday 6th June 2023

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible

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