About the role

Headteacher: Yewdale Primary School


This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and aspirational leader to join the CET Leadership Team as Headteacher at Yewdale Primary School. With a clear vision for improving education and a passion for learning, the successful candidate will be committed to improving the life chances of the young people who attend Yewdale Primary School. They will play a key role in developing and driving the academic provision and shaping the learning. In return, CET can offer a competitive salary, training, support and opportunities for career progression within the Trust.

A growing multi academy trust based in Cumbria, CET is committed to creating outstanding, innovate and exciting 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. We are looking for an inspirational leader who will provide professional leadership and support at Yewdale Primary School. With a clear focus on ensuring high quality education for all pupils, the candidate will secure success through developing excellent standards of learning, behaviour and achievement.

The successful candidate will embody our inclusive, child centred ethos, and will:

  • Promote Cumbria Education Trust’s motto to ‘be the best you can be’ and model our values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience at all times
  • Believe in the potential of every child and adult in the school communities across CET.
  • Demonstrate confident and astute leadership at all times.
  • Become fully conversant with and the implementation of the Trust’s policies.
  • Show commitment to developing Yewdale Primary School’s place in its community and build positive relationships.

The Headteacher is a senior leadership role within CET and will be expected to work with the Director of Primary Education, CEO, the Trust Board and the CET Leadership Team to promote and develop CET in achieving its ambitions for the education of all pupils/students and other stakeholders. The role description should therefore be seen as a general guide and other duties may be required within the scope of this post as reasonably required.

All Headteachers are subject to the requirements of the National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers, as published and revised by the DfE. These criteria will form part of the post holder’s professional development plan, appraisal and review which will be carried out by the Director of Primary Education, CEO (as applicable) and the Chair of the LAB.

Register your interest, download the role documentation and arrange a visit



Be the best you can be!
Respect | Responsibility | Resilience


University Technical Colleges and Brighter Furtures