Headteacher Gladstone Primary School is a vibrant, culturally diverse school in central Cardiff. Due to the retirement of the current headteacher the governors are seeking to appoint a highly-motivated, energetic and inspirational leader to build upon existing achievements and lead the future development of the school. Governors are seeking to appoint a headteacher who: can inspire, maintain and further enhance the school’s happy and supportive community ethos; can recognise and meet the individual needs of pupils; has proven leadership and management skills that will ensure the continued development of high quality educational provision; is able to work with commitment to maintain and further develop partnerships with other schools, parents and the wider community; is able to communicate effectively with all members of the school community. In return the school will provide: a dedicated, committed and highly motivated staff; culturally diverse and enthusiastic pupils who are inspired to learn; the opportunity to lead an improving and growing school to greater achievements. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. This vacancy is suitable for post share. Please contact Connect-2-Cardiff (C2C) on Tel: 02920 872087 or E-mail: C2Ccardiff.gov.uk for an application pack quoting reference: ED50051399 and the job title. Completed application forms to be returned to HR People Services, Room 463, County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4UW before the closing date (Monday 8th May 2017 by 5.30pm). Shortlisting will take place on May 10th 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be involved in a two-day selection process May 15th and 16th 2017. Candidates must be available for both days. You are encouraged to contact the school to arrange a mutually convenient time to visit in the meantime. 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.