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QueenOfTheNaps Wed 16-Nov-16 22:05:33

... in Wales?

Am I being really daft? I've recently moved to Wales and am looking at getting a new teaching job but The TES literally has one vacancy in Swansea, one in Cardiff, etc. Is there a different source of job adverts in Wales.
I'm originally from the SE and TES would always be my go to confused

amysmummy12345 Wed 16-Nov-16 22:06:27

Local council website?

QueenOfTheNaps Wed 16-Nov-16 22:10:15


Clearly I've been out of work too long and my brain has dried up because that's definitely an obvious place to look blush thank you

littleostrich Wed 16-Nov-16 22:12:10

I left teaching five years ago so things may have changed since then, but we all used to use

Wolfiefan Wed 16-Nov-16 22:12:32

Don't forget that jobs tend to crop up at certain times of year.
Contact any agencies?

QueenOfTheNaps Wed 16-Nov-16 22:21:27


Thank you! Eteach is exactly the sort of thing I was after!

BigcatLittlecat Wed 16-Nov-16 22:26:42

Go onto the local council website. Cardiff will redirect you to eteach. It is very difficult to find jobs in Cardiff and south Wales area. Good luck.

holidaysaregreat Wed 16-Nov-16 22:29:34

From what I hear very few jobs come up in Wales - they don't have OFSTED and people tend to be more settled. It's also not the right time of year to look - there should be more later in the year hopefully.

FlouncingInAWinterWonderland Wed 16-Nov-16 22:31:13

Wales have ESTYN. Different name same concept.

BigcatLittlecat Wed 16-Nov-16 22:31:53

But we do have ESTYN which has 4 weeks notice!

MaggieMcVitie Wed 16-Nov-16 22:38:23

Make contact with your local schools in person. Drop in a CV, make an appointment to see the head, let them know you are local and available. Wales is far less driven by agencies than England.

QueenOfTheNaps Wed 16-Nov-16 22:45:26

Thanks, that explains a lot. I did wonder why there were so few vacancies. Usually in the SE there would be a load of January start jobs advertised now (or maybe a bit earlier...)
I'm happy Wales isn't driven by agencies, I never had a good experience using an agency when I was recruiting staff previously so it would feel unnatural to me to join one. Maths is my subject and there was such a lack of maths teachers!
Wow, 4 weeks notice for an Estyn inspection... sounds dreamy

holidaysaregreat Wed 16-Nov-16 22:52:33

Yes but Estyn isn't supposed to be as harsh as OFSTED. 4 weeks notice is ages. Might be wrong here but don't think they have SATS either?

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