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Blaenymaes Primary School: Deputy Head Teacher

Blaenymaes Primary School: Deputy Head Teacher

Swansea Council
Planting seeds of inspiration to bloom and grow.

The governors, staff, pupils and parents of Blaenymaes Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to help 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.

We would encourage prospective candidates to visit our school on Monday, 20 November 2023 at 4.00pm. Please inform the school if you intend to visit.

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 Chair of the Governing Body, Dr Anthony Charles -

Shortlisting: Friday, 1 December 2023
Lesson Observation: Week commencing 4 December 2023
  • Monday 11 December 2023 - Pupil and parent councils
  • Tuesday 12 December 2023 - Formal interviews with Governors

Application form - headteacher/deputy headteacher (Word doc) [171KB]
Blaenymaes Primary School - Deputy Head Teacher job description (PDF) [508KB]
Blaenymaes Primary School - Deputy Head Teacher person specification (PDF) [127KB]