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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - To August 2024 in the first instance

Pay scale

MPS1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Teaching and learning: Be an excellent classroom teacher.
  • Implement and deliver high quality provision and be able to measure impact.
  • Establish a purposeful working atmosphere during all learning activities.
  • Set appropriate and challenging work for all students.
  • Use relevant data to inform targets for development and further improvement for individuals and groups of students.
  • Monitor progress and evaluate the effects of teaching and learning; working alongside colleagues to analyse and moderate work and outcomes.
  • Ensure that practice is aligned with the whole school priorities and development points; implement policies and practices which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement through effective teaching and learning.
  • Work supportively and creatively in a cross curricular way with staff to develop good practice.
  • Help colleagues to create a stimulating learning environment for the teaching and learning of the subject.
  • To have an enthusiasm which motivates and supports other staff and encourages a shared understanding of the contribution the subject can make to all aspects of students’ lives.

What the school offers its staff

  • A wonderful place to live and work on the edge of the Lake District World Heritage Site.
  • A welcoming and friendly school at the heart of the community with supportive parents, carers and wider stakeholders.
  • Students who are well behaved, enthusiastic, appreciative and genuinely keen to learn.
  • A team of professional, capable, well qualified and motivated teaching and support staff who are hardworking, have a tangible passion for the school and strive to ensure that all children achieve of their best.
  • A strong, open, well informed and skilled Senior Leadership Team dedicated to transparency and the success of the school.
  • Support within the South Lakes Federation; providing opportunity to work with, and have the support of, peers and colleagues.
  • A school committed to doing the best for its students.
  • A school committed to the safety, welfare and support of students and staff.
  • A school which continues to be one of the highest performing in Cumbria
  • A challenge with a lot of reward.
  • Well maintained accommodation and facilities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Cartmel Priory CE School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Cartmel Priory CofE School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
327 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Cartmel Priory CE School is a special and unique place to teach. It is a small, rural 11-16 school in an idyllic setting with 340 students on roll (360 from September 2023) where students and staff have created a very caring school community. It is one of two Church of England secondary schools in Cumbria, both of which are non-selective convertor academies. Our intake is fully comprehensive. We have, therefore, students of all abilities and social backgrounds, but with lower than average levels of deprivation overall (as measured by % FSM). The school has consistently been amongst Cumbria’s highest performing schools (Progress 8 score 2022 +0.41).

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