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Job: Flying Start Pre School Leader - Fixed term until 31st March 2023
Job Ref: RE-1246
Salary: £25,419.00 - To: £27,514.00
Job Scale: Grade 5 SCP 18-22
Job Hours: 32.5 Hours - TTO
Location: Busy Bee Pre School
Salary = 77.49% of Grade 5 SCP 18-22 = £19,697 - £21,320 per annum - Term Time Only + 3 Days.

Start date for this post is required for September 2022.

Job summary

The Pre-school Leader will assume overall responsibility within the setting to promote high quality provision for children and to ensure safe, stimulating play for each individual child. The Leader will be responsible for the line management of staff and for all children including those children with additional learning needs attending the setting. The leader will also be expected to satisfy the requirements set out in the service agreements with Flying Start.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Rebecca Powell or Sarah Ostler on 01685 725000.

A 10 Hour Online Welsh Work Course is essential for all external applicants and you must be able to evidence this prior to your appointment.

For further information on how to complete this course please visit:

Application forms can be completed online at

If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725199 and are to be returned no later than 15.08.2022 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.

Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.

If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact us to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.