Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for SEND

To begin as soon as possible

Full time, Permanent, L1-L4


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational and aspirational leader to join Hensingham Primary School in the position of Assistant Headteacher. With a clear vision for improving education and a passion for learning, the successful candidate will be committed to improving the life chances of the young people who attend Hensingham Primary School.  They will play a key role in developing and driving the academic provision and shaping their learning.   In return, CET can offer a competitive salary, training & support and opportunities for career progression within the Trust.

Hensingham Primary School is a school very much at the heart of the local community it serves. It has a long and proud tradition of educating and inspiring the children of Whitehaven.  Hensingham Primary School is part of Cumbria Education Trust; it is led with shared vision, honesty and purpose. Hensingham Primary School is a rapidly improving school with an exciting future; we are committed to creating a vibrant, innovative and inspiring learning environment maximizing the potential of our children and community.

It is our vision to provide an education for every pupil at Hensingham Primary School, enriching their life chances and nurturing their potential.

We are looking for an inspirational leader who will provide professional leadership and support.  With a clear focus on ensuring high quality education for all pupils and students, the candidate will secure success through developing excellent standards of learning, behaviour and achievement.

For an informal discussion about this post, or to arrange a school visit, please contact the Headteacher, Mrs Brotherhood on 01946 690021.

For an application pack please email or visit the school website.

Remember to include a supporting letter and ensure that you give contact telephone numbers (daytime and evening) and contact numbers and email addresses for your referees.

Closing date: Rolling recruitment

Interviews shall be held: To be confirmed

Cumbria Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Enhanced DBS disclosure and Barred List checks are required for this post.