9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L7 -L13 £49,019 - £56,721

Job summary

GROUP 1 - Salary Range L7- L13 (£49,019 - £56,721)
Age Range 3 – 11 years | NoR 135 plus 11 Nursery pupils
Required for September 2022
Following the retirement of our previous Headteacher, the Governors of this successful and highly regarded village school are looking to appoint another dynamic, inspirational leader with vision and enthusiasm to build a centre of excellence for all our children.
We want a Headteacher who:
• Can build on existing high standards and achieve excellence across all key stages, for all children
• Embraces the spiritual and collaborative ethos of this friendly Church of England school
• Has a passion for leading excellent teaching and learning
• Models high standards of professionalism, is highly motivated, proactive and an excellent communicator
• Will maintain and enhance the school’s position in the local community
We can offer you:
• A happy and welcoming school community
• Dedicated and motivated staff who strive for the school’s success
• Supportive parents and Governors
• An attractive and well-resourced working environment
A visit to the school by prospective applicants would be most welcome. The 12th and 13th January 2022 have been made available to accommodate this at 4.00pm. Please confirm your attendance by email to: recruitment@hayton.cumbria.sch.uk
Please obtain the Hayton School application form and further details of the post from our website https://www.hayton.cumbria.sch.uk/information/job-vacancies.html
Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@hayton.cumbria.sch.uk
Closing date 12 NOON 31st January 2022
Shortlisting will be carried out on 7th February 2022, after which potential candidates will be notified.
Interviews will be held on 28th February and 1st March 2022.
Hayton Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be appointed on the completion of relevant safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check for regulated activity and on receipt of suitable professional references.

Applying for the job


Applicant pack which includes the job description, person specification and Hayton School Application form can be found on our website.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
155 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Hayton CofE Primary School

Hayton is a warm and welcoming Church of England Foundation School situated in the heart of Hayton village, adjacent to St Mary Magdalene Church with panoramic views over the Lake District and the surrounding countryside. The school is located 3 miles from the market town of Brampton and 7 miles from the city of Carlisle and draws pupils from a wide local catchment area.
We have a dedicated Staff and Governing Body, working together with parents, the community, and our local Church. We have an incredibly supportive PTA, The Friends of Hayton School, who have organised many successful events raising thousands of pounds over the years to provide resources for the school.
The school provides an excellent opportunity for existing Head Teachers or those aspiring to a first Headship to develop leadership skills supported by a strong team of staff and governors.

Arranging a visit to Hayton CofE Primary School

Two dates have been set aside for visits to the school.
12th / 13th January at 4.00pm
Please email prior to 10th January 2022 confirmation of your attendance and the date to:

School location

Hayton, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 9HR

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