Cardiff West Community High School
Cardiff, Penally Road
Teacher: Humanities Teacher
Scale: Main Scale Teacher
Hours: Full time & temporary 1 year in the first instance
Start: 1st September 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Humanities AOL and we are looking to appoint 1 additional teacher to join our close-knit team. The person appointed will be able to teach elements of Geography, History and RE at KS3. They will support the Area lead in developing a ‘skills rich’ scheme of learning which further enhances the development of student’s competencies in Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy. The new member of the team will also support the process of building links within our school community and with our primary feeder school. We regard this position as being essential for the successful implementation of the new curriculum for Wales within our area.
Our numbers on roll are growing rapidly and we need to add to our current team to accommodate the new intake of students.
Cardiff West Community High School is a vibrant, diverse and inclusive community school in the West of Cardiff. The school opened in September 2017 and we moved into an all-purpose new school site in April 2019.
Should you have any questions about the role please contact Gaynor Edwards (Business Manager)
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.
This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.
Completed application forms should be emailed
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 9am
Shortlisting: Wednesday 25th May 2022
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May 2022
We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those:
• aged under 25;
• not in employment, education or training;
• from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the Cardiff BAME and LGBT+ communities;
• ability to communicate fluently in Welsh.
New High School West of Cardiff is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.