George Hastwell School Special Academy, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Job details

Job role
Leadership, SEN specialist
Working pattern
Full-time only
L15 (£59,581) – L20 (£67,364)

Job summary

Due to retirement of the previous Headteacher, we are looking to appoint an innovative and dynamic professional to lead the school and navigate the challenges of SEN funding and changing government requirements.

As the Headteacher, you will provide professional leadership for the school, ensuring continued success and improvement, delivering a high quality education for all pupils and good standards of learning, progress and achievement.

Applying for the job

Please apply by submitting a completed QKS MAT Headteacher application form and covering letter.

This form is available as an attachment and will also be available from w/c 11th January 2021 via the TES link on the GHS website recruitment page

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About George Hastwell School Special Academy

George Hastwell School is a 90 place special school situated on Walney Island in Barrow in Furness. The school educates children and young people aged 4 to 19 years. The majority of our students have an Education Health and Care Plan and some students require support on a one to one basis. The school works with students who may have a diagnosis of autism, physical, profound, and severe learning difficulties as well as complex medical needs.

Arranging a visit to George Hastwell School Special Academy

We encourage an informal visit to the school with the Trust’s CEO. This will be Covid Safe and can be arranged by emailing the Trust Head of HR - tracy.houlden@queenkatherine.org

School location

Moor Tarn Lane, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 3LW

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