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Safety, Learning, Respect- our three key values. Arlecdon primary School is proud to be part of the West lakes Multi-Academy Trust.

Executive Head Teacher for Arlecdon & Thornhill Primary Schools

Headteacher – Arlecdon and Thornhill Primary Schools

Group 1 (Combined)

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


Start: January 2022 or sooner


The Trust Board of West Lakes Multi-Academy Trust and the Joint Governing Body of these two small and popular village primary schools are looking to appoint an ambitious and exceptional leader with a proven track record of success.


Arlecdon and Thornhill Primary Schools became part of West Lakes Multi-Academy Trust on 1st September 2019 and we require an outstanding leader capable of inspiring, motivating and supporting pupils and staff to achieve their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity for such a leader who should be able to strategically lead our schools in the next phase of their development.


You must demonstrate you have the ambition and energy to provide inspirational leadership to the school community to continually deliver an ambitious curriculum with exceptional, research-based teaching.


As the designated Teaching School Hub for Cumbria we can offer you extensive professional development opportunities.


This role is not suitable for Early Career Teachers but it may be suitable for a first-time headship provided you have the qualifications, skills and experience to support your move to this position. For the right candidate there may be additional trust-wide responsibilities available.


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, Thursday 21st October 2021

Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 21st October 2021

Interviews will take place on Friday 22nd and Monday 25th October 2021