Posted: Tue 28th Jun 2016

New Head At The Helm At Gellifor And Bryn Clwyd

This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016

Two federated, Vale of Clwyd schools have a new head at the helm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Governing Body of the federated schools, has appointed Richard Monteiro as the permanent head teacher for Ysgol Bryn Clwyd & Ysgol Gellifor. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Mr Monteiro has been on the teaching staff at Ysgol Gellifor since 2009 and has worked as acting head at both schools for the past 18 months. He has excelled in demonstrating the necessary qualities needed to lead forward the federated schools in achieving their visions of becoming outstanding schools within their communities and Denbighshire. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sandy Mayall, Chair of the Governing Body, said: “Richard was appointed following a rigorous selection process. He is passionate about our schools, bringing together the trust of pupils, staff, parents, governors and local communities to help provide the best education for everyone.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Mr Monteiro said: “I’m delighted to be joining Ysgol Gellifor & Ysgol Bryn Clwyd as head teacher on a permanent basis and to continue the great work carried out in the schools over the years. There is a great culture and ethos around the schools and I want to build on that over the coming years, working closely with the schools communities.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“This is a great time to be taking over at the schools, we have great teams of staff and I’m looking forward to leading Ysgol Bryn Clwyd and Ysgol Gellifor to realise our shared visions.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Parents of the schools are offering Richard their hugest congratulations in his appointment and are positive about the future path that the schools will be taking. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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