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The Lantern Community PrimaryCambridgeshire

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and talented leader to join us as the new Principal at The Lantern Community Primary School from September 2021.   You will have a proven track record of success in all aspects of school leadership and will have the ability to take the lead on driving excellence in teaching and learning.  Please see the attached recruitment pack for full details. 

The Lantern Community Primary School is a young, forward thinking school located in the historic City of Ely, a short train ride from Cambridge. Opened in 2004, The Lantern is very popular, which has led to it being oversubscribed. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive, positive school and rated ‘good’ at our most recent OfSTED in October 2017.   

This post will be a wonderfully rewarding experience for the successful candidate as they will be joining a supportive team which is well resourced and part of our wider CMAT family.

To find out more about this role please read through the notes attached to this advertisement.  We would also encourage you to read through our website, newsletters and communication with parents – this will give you a clearer idea of what it is like to be part of our community.

What we offer you:

· A chance to shape an exciting curriculum for the future

· Working in a successful and established team

· Further professional development opportunities

· Friendly staff, well-behaved children and supportive parents.

For informal enquiries about the role please contact Victoria Cutforth  Senior HR Advisor via

Closing date:  9.00am Monday 17th May

Interviews: Friday 21st May

CMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people.

All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

We are committed to diversity & inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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