Assistant Headteacher – Learning Provision

The Whitehaven Academy

Salary: L10 – L14
Required: 1st September 2019


The Whitehaven Academy is part of the Cumbria Education Trust. CET is a growing multi academy trust based in Cumbria; and is committed to creating outstanding, innovative and inspiring learning environments for our schools and their communities. The successful candidate will be joining CET at an exciting time, as we continue to build on our successes and move forward on our journey to establish ourselves as one of the highest performing MATs in the North of England.

This is a really exciting opportunity to join The Whitehaven Academy at a pivotal time for its future. It has just been announced that the DfE will provide significant financial investment to redevelop the school. Work is due to commence in Spring 2020 with opening scheduled for Easter 2021. We are looking for an outstanding leader to join the Senior Leadership Team who can lead strategically in an area of significant responsibility while also making a significant contribution to Teaching and Learning across the school.

If you have the qualities required, along with the passion and aspirations to contribute to the success of the School and the MAT, then we would welcome an application from you.

Please Note: The Cumbria Education Trust does not accept CVs. If you wish to apply for this post please complete an application form which can be found along with the job description and/or recruitment pack on the School’s website

Please send applications to

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: 12pm Tuesday 30th April 2019
Interviews shall be held Wednesday 8th May 2019

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact the School on 01946 595400

The 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.

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