Headteacher, Cartmel, Cumbria

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Cartmel Priory C of E SchoolCartmel, Cumbria

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Start date: June or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: School Group 3: L18 – L24
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


This is an exciting opportunity for a highly effective manager to work with a team of remarkable young people and motivated staff in a beautiful part of South Lakeland.   Cartmel Priory Church of England School is a small, well established and high performing 11-16 Single Academy Trust which provides a unique secondary school experience in an outstanding rural location.   The distinctive Christian ethos of the school is captured in its mission to ensure that all will live life to the full and “Run Faster, Reach Further, Aim Higher, Grow Tall, Work Harder, Think Deeper, Laugh Louder and Love All” to  succeed and thrive within an environment of supportive challenge, integrity, respect and strong pastoral care.  Due to the retirement of our Headteacher,we are looking to appoint a new leader who will have a proven track record of success in senior leadership and management and who has high aspirations, enthusiasm, drive and passion for teaching and learning.   

Closing date for applications:    12 noon on Thursday 13 December 2018 

Pre Visit Date: Friday 30 November 2018 

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 January 2019  

Pre visits to the school on 30 November are welcome but are entirely optional and not part of the selection process.  Please contact Mrs Emma Wright, the Headteacher’s Secretary, to arrange an appointment ewright@cartmelprioryschool.co.uk  or Telephone 015395 36202  

To apply please download an Application Pack and complete the Application Form from the TES website www.tes.com/jobs

For further details about the school, please go to www.cartmelprioryschool.co.uk   

Cartmel Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, safer recruitment practice and the promotion of equal opportunities.  Pre-employment and Enhanced DBS checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

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More about Cartmel Priory C of E School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Headless Cross, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 15395 36202

Cartmel Priory C of E School is a mixed, secondary comprehensive, Church of England secondary school without sixth form situated in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria. It is an academy converter supported by a single-academy trust called Cartmel Priory Churc...