WESTERN LEARNING FEDERATION
Executive Headteacher: Mr W Murphy
Head of School for Woodlands – Mrs Siân Thomas
Post Ref No: ED50277096
Grade 3, Scale points 3 - 6
£18,887 to £20,043 (+ SEN Allowance £507) pro-rata of FTE
39 weeks (32.5 hours) term time only
We have several posts due to the school expanding
Required from the 5th September 2021 or ASAP
The three special schools have recently federated and are now beginning their exciting new journey. The position will be primarily based at Woodlands School (Special School). However, the newly appointed member of staff would be employed by the federation.
Woodlands High School is seeking to appoint a self-motivated, self-disciplined colleague who is driven to do the best they can. In return our school is a positive and energetic place that feels good about itself. Our pupils are taught in an encouraging atmosphere surrounded by the aspirations and opportunities that allows them to develop as highly competent, resilient and determined young people.
We are looking for Teaching Assistants who value the success of their colleagues as much as their own and whilst setting high standards for behaviour, ensures that every pupil is treated with respect and feels included. Our team is supportive of each other and innovation is encouraged with talents and ideas nurtured. We create a safe learning environment for all who work here. Our Leadership Team strive to create a no fear culture where open and honest self-reflection is expected for improvement and where excellence and going the extra mile is rewarded.
This is a role for visionary practitioners who are excited about the future of education in Wales and the development of our new school build with a state-of-the-art setting.
If you are excited about the possibilities and share our vision for an excellent school then we very much welcome an application to join us.
This post has a requirement for registration with the Education Workforce Council.
This salary is subject to the Living Wage supplement which brings pay rates up to £9.90 per hour (scp 1&3). This supplement will be reviewed in April 2023 and thereafter annually in April. Cardiff Council reserves the right to make any changes to, or removal of, the Living Wage supplement.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Please access the application form by clicking the “Apply Now” button.
Completed application forms to be returned directly to the Executive Headteacher PA, Miss Pam Cotter by the closing date.
Closing Date: 13th June 2022 at 12pm
Shortlisting Date: 23rd June 2022
Interview date: 28th and 29th June 2022
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.
Woodlands High School 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.