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Voices from the Field: Jen Davies

Jen Davies, Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Calon Y Cymoedd

This presentation is delivered through the medium of Welsh.

Jen Davies is a primary phase teacher and middle leader in the Welsh medium sector of Bridgend. She has worked at her substantive post at Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Calon y Cymoedd since 2008 under three headteachers and has supported the school as part of the senior leadership team since 2015. Following a yearlong secondment teaching at a Primary school in Melbourne, Australia, Jen, has worked as a seconded Deputy Headteacher at Tynyrheol Primary where she earned valuable experience in curriculum design and has developed a passion for learning about and sharing successful pedagogy and an understanding of the science of learning. Her curriculum design work at Tynyrheol has supported other schools in their mission to provide the best opportunities for their learners and support for their practitioners. She has recently been appointed Deputy Headteacher at Llanfair Primary in the Vale of Glamorgan where she looks forward to continuing her work in a permanent senior leader’s role.

Part of the National Academy for Educational Leadership Wales’ Leading from the Middle: Middle Leaders in Wales conference 30 March 2023.