Head of Expressive Arts, Health and Wellbeing, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

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Ysgol Penrhyn DewiSt Davids, Pembrokeshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £37,654 - £40,490 per year (+TLR2B)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2020, full time.

The school is looking to appoint a forward thinking and innovative practitioner who is passionate about the changes taking place currently within Wales and would like the opportunity to translate these ideas into practice. 

Ysgol Penrhyn Dewi VA a 3-16 Church in Wales school that serves the historic city of St Davids and surrounding areas.  Based in the picturesque surroundings of the Pembrokeshire National Park, the school is a caring, inclusive and welcoming environment where pupils and staff are proud of the strong community ethos.

The governors are seeking an excellent classroom practitioner and inspiring leader to lead the learning and teaching of Expressive Arts, Health and Wellbeing across the school. The ability to teach Music up to and including GCSE is essential. The successful candidate will be part of a team of specialists together with a number of primary trained professionals.  

This is an exciting opportunity to build upon the already strong links between the music department of St David's Cathedral and the school. A number of our pupils are currently Cathedral choristers and school music provision, including a number of school choirs, are very well supported by Cathedral staff

If you would like to have a discussion with the Headteacher regarding the role please contact the school to make arrangements.

Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for Pembrokeshire's Education and Children's Service. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of all schools.

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

Safeguarding Statement:

Pembrokeshire LA 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.

More about Ysgol Penrhyn Dewi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years