Director of Learning - History, Rhydyfelin, Pontypridd

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Cardinal Newman Catholic School and Sixth Form CentreRhydyfelin, Pontypridd

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Start date: 8th January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS & TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The governing body is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Director of Learning History to join our outstanding department.  The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher, have first rate leadership skills and have the aspiration to become a senior leader. We are an inclusive school and we welcome applications from both Catholics and non Catholics. 

Cardinal Newman Catholic School is an 11-19 mixed Voluntary Aided school, with 800 pupils currently on roll. The school is over-subscribed. The school has an excellent reputation for both our academic results and our pastoral care. We are a Central South ‘Hub School’ offering school to school support to other schools in the consortium. We are also a Welsh Government New Deal School. Our rolling three year average for L2 Threshold (Including Maths and English) is over 70% We are a ‘Green School’ and ‘Standards Group One’ in the new Welsh Government banding. We consider ourselves an ‘Excellent’ school and eagerly await having this confirmed in our next inspection.  The successful candidate will lead the subject across all Key Stages. Governors are seeking an energetic and committed individual with the ability to enthuse staff and pupils.

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More about Cardinal Newman Catholic School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Dynea Road, Rhydyfelin, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, CF37 5DP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443 494110
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