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Flimby Primary SchoolFlimby, Cumbria

Group 2

Salary Grade: L11 – L15 (£54,091 – £59,581) 

Start: September 2021

Do you know when you see an opportunity that is so rare that no matter how happy you are in your current job, you just know you have to apply?! This is it. We are Flimby School and our children, the staff that work with them, the governors and Trust are looking for someone as rare as this opportunity.

All who entrust their children to us expect to see the kind of progress in each child that means outstanding doesn’t come close to describing the all-round education we provide. We need a leader that has the experience not to flinch in the face of that challenge but more than that, has the wisdom to chart the right courses of action and judiciously use all the resources at their disposal to make purposeful progress towards distinction. 

Flimby is a well-established and highly respected school but we know we can do more to enhance children’s education. Being judged Good, we need someone who can ensure the school pushes forwards towards an outstanding judgement and make sure the school changes lives through learning.

You must have the ambition and energy to provide inspirational leadership to our impressive, hardworking staff, under the watchful eyes of the children and the governors. Our children are polite and respectful because we expect the highest standards in behaviour but there’s no need to enforce this really, they’re brilliant. We now need another exceptional head teacher who can do all of this whilst showing commitment and genuine care for our children and staff.

Flimby Primary School became part of West Lakes Trust on 1st September 2020 and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

The role is full time, full year and permanent.

Full details are available on West Lakes Multi Academy Trust website.  

The closing date is 12:00pm, Friday 14th May 2021

Shortlisting during week beginning Monday 17th May 2021

Two-day interviews will take place Friday 21st May and Monday 24th May 2021 with further shortlisting between the two days.

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