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Secondary Headships, Deputy Headships & Assistant Heads

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70k to 90k depending on experience

The Whitehaven Academy
Cleator Moor Road, WHITEHAVEN, Cumbria, CA28 8TY.

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Jacki Smith Tel: 01946 595400   Fax: 01946 595478

Excellent benefits / relocation package

Learn, Grow, Prosper

The Whitehaven Academy is seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher who has passion, creativity, vision and strong leadership capabilities to join us on our journey to make significant difference to the lives of children by developing their skills and delivering real opportunities for their future.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Bright Tribe Trust, a multi-academy trust that brings together expertise from the education field, under the leadership of Professor David Hopkins, and the professionalism and influences of commercial partners.

Through proven practices, Bright Tribe transforms the learning of children, raises standards and provides the highest quality learning environments, enabling learners and teaching staff to thrive and be the best. Our aim is to break down the barriers that limit educational progress. We do this through adopting a personal pathway for every child, taking account of individual needs, aspirations, and talents.

Working with us as part of a network of schools and Headteachers the role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement. Bright Tribe is committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, and the culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

We are offering an attractive relocation package to West Cumbria which boasts unrivalled scenic views, affordable housing, lovely villages and great outdoor activities.

If you share our vision and would like to join on our journey we would like to hear from you.

For further information, job specification and to apply please visit or visit the academy website

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit to the academy please contact Angela Newton on 0161 475 0222.

Closing date: 1st December 2014
Interview date: To be confirmed

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  011214
Description:  Headships - Secondary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  10/11/2014