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1 x Full Time Classroom Teacher – EYFS – Vacancy Ref: HENT7

Hensingham Primary School

Salary:  MPS/UPS

Required: January 2024

                                                    DO YOU SHARE OUR PASSION TO INSPIRE EVERY YOUNG PERSON TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL?


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 West Cumbria. The Trustees are seeking to employ an outstanding teacher who is creative, dynamic, highly motivated and committed to improving the life chances of children.

Hensingham Primary became part of the Cumbria Education Trust in the Autumn Term 2019; it is led with shared vision, honesty and purpose. Hensingham Primary is a rapidly improving school with an exciting future; we are committed to creating a vibrant, innovative and inspiring learning environment which maximises the potential of our children and community. We are looking to recruit an EYFS Leader who will work with the Senior Leadership Team to oversee and develop the indoor learning space, outdoor learning space and by building a strong team to provide the absolute best of learning opportunities for our children.

We will provide the chance to work regularly with other EYFS leads across other schools in the Trust, as well as regularly liaising with our curriculum advisors, to ensure that you are able to apply and share your excellent knowledge and experience as well as receiving the support needed to truly flourish in our Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School at a pivotal time and be part of our vision for providing an education for the pupils at Hensingham Primary School which maximizes their life chances and nurtures their potential.

We are looking for a committed and dynamic class teacher to join us in January or sooner if possible.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent communicator committed to being part of an effective team within the whole school community
  • Set high expectations and have a commitment to challenging learners to achieve well
  • Be a passionate, caring and inspirational teacher
  • Be self-motivated and reliable
  • Be enthusiastic about inter-school collaborative working and committed to Continuous Professional Development.

We can offer:

  • A commitment to your personal and professional development and the opportunity to develop your role as a leader
  • Enhanced opportunities for collaborative working as part of a dynamic and highly successful Multi Academy Trust
  • Friendly and enthusiastic children and a supportive team ethos.

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 state your curriculum strengths in your application letter – experience of qualified teaching across a range of age groups would be highly advantageous.

We welcome applications from teachers on the Main and Upper Pay Ranges.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact the Headteacher, Mrs Amanda Brotherhood, on 01946 690021.

For an application pack please email:

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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: Thursday 19th October 2023

Shortlisting:  Week commencing 30th October2023

Interviews shall be held week Commencing: 06th November 2023

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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