St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School

Wyndham Crescent, Canton, Cardiff CF11 9EF

Tel: 02920 225680 


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Leader of Learning: Additional Learning Needs Coordinator

M1-UPS3 with an additional TLR2 of £4,353

Required for the autumn term 2021

Number on roll (244)


The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated class teacher with responsibility for pupils with additional learning needs. The coordinator will work alongside teaching staff and parents as well as liaising with a wide range of outside agencies to ensure all our pupils achieve their potential. The successful candidate should be committed to the well-being of our pupils, to raising standards and to Catholic education.


The successful candidate will:

  • be a practising Catholic or willing to promote the ethos and practices of our Catholic school;
  • be a highly effective classroom practitioner with high expectations;
  • be passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential;
  • be a part of the senior leadership team to change, motivate and inspire others;
  • have the ability to develop and contribute to the continued development of our school;
  • be willing to become fully involved in the wider life of the school and parish.


We can offer:

  • a strong Catholic ethos with excellent parish links;
  • happy, well-behaved and motivated children who enjoy coming to school;
  • a supportive, friendly and welcoming community;
  • opportunities to work with others collaboratively;
  • excellent CPD opportunities;
  • the opportunity to make a real difference to our school.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Covid-19 conditions will apply. Please contact the school to speak to the headteacher or make an appointment.


Applications must be made using the current Catholic Education Service application form which is available to download at


Completed forms should be returned by post or email to: Headteacher, St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Wyndham Crescent, Canton, Cardiff. CF11 9EF


Closing date: 23rd April 2021 (12 noon)

Shortlisting: 26th April 2021

Lesson observations: week beginning 3rd May 2021

Interviews: week beginning 13th May 2021