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Caldew Lea Primary

Required:  01 September 2023

Salary:  MPS

Hours: FTE 0.5, fixed term until 31.08.24




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


Caldew Lea became part of the Cumbria Education Trust in the Autumn Term 2019; it is led with shared vision, honesty and purpose. Caldew Lea 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. The successful candidate will be joining Caldew Lea at an exciting time, as we continue to build on our recent successes and move forward on our journey to establish ourselves as one of the highest performing schools in our local area.


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 Caldew Lea Primary School which maximises their life chances and nurtures their potential.


We are looking for a committed and motivated ECT to join us in September.


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
  • Be able to lead a non-core subject/s across school.

We can offer:

  • A commitment to your personal and professional development and the opportunity to develop your role
  • 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.


For an informal discussion about these posts, or to arrange a school visit, please contact the Headteacher, Ayesha Weston, on 01228 526611.


Completed applications should be submitted to:

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 7 June 2023

Interviews will be held: Thursday 15 June 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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