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All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification will be interviewed. 

Cumbria County Council Equal Opportunities Policy:
All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of sex, race, gender, religion or belief, marital status or disability.

Catholic School:
Catholic Schools subscribe to the: North West Catholic Dioceses' Equal Opportunities Policy.



HEADTEACHER PERMANENT FULL TIME

L6 - L12

Bowness-on-Solway Primary School
Bowness-On-Solway, WIGTON, Cumbria, CA7 5AF.
Website: www.bowness-on-solway.cumbria.sch.uk
NOR 64 age range 4-11 years
Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mr Chris Rafferty Tel: (016973) 51384   Fax: (016973) 51384
applications@bowness-on-solway.cumbria.sch.uk

Commence January 2015.

Due to the retirement of our current Headteacher the Governors of Bowness-on-Solway Primary School are looking to appoint a Headteacher with determination, vision and enthusiasm.

We are looking for a leader who will:
• Be inspirational and lead a dedicated team
• Build upon our existing strengths, and bring their own
• Continue to work in partnership with the Governing Body, parents, cluster group of schools and the local community
• Have, and continue to demonstrate, outstanding teaching and management skills

We will offer you:
• A welcoming school in a unique location at the end of Hadrian's Wall, overlooking the Solway Firth in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
• A team of passionate staff, supportive parents and a committed Governing Body
• A positive, creative and vibrant learning environment with enthusiastic children who are open to new ideas

For further information about our school please visit www.bowness-on-solway.cumbria.sch.uk.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged (during term time). Please contact the school to arrange an appointment. To receive a Headteacher application pack please contact the Clerk to Governors on 016973 51384 or email applications@bowness-on-solway.cumbria.sch.uk including postal contact details.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. The successful candidate will require enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing Date: 1pm 17th September 2014
Shortlisting: 17th September 2014
Interviews: 25th and 26th September 2014


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  170914
Description:  Headships - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  08/08/2014

TEMPORARY FULL TIME YEAR 6 TEACHER

MPR

Distington Community School
Church Road, Distington, WORKINGTON, Cumbria, CA14 5TE.


Headteacher/Chief Officer: Ms N Heron Tel: 01946 830526   Fax: 01946 830526
admin@distington-comm.cumbria.sch.uk

To start October Half-term or as soon as possible, appointment is due to re-organisation of staffing.

Experience of Year 6 and SAT's is essential. Ability to play a musical instrument would be an advantage. This position also requires subject co-ordination if applicable.

Distington Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

Closing date is Friday 5th September 2014. Short listing of candidates will take place week beginning 8th September 2014. Interviews will take place week beginning 15th September 2014.

Before this time you are most welcome to contact school to discuss the post and we will be holding open days on Monday 14th July at 10.00-10.30 a.m. And on Thursday 14th September at 3.45-4.15 p.m.

Application forms and further information are available from Mrs Joanne Hughes, School Secretary via e-mail admin@distington-comm.cumbria.sch.uk


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  050914
Description:  Teaching - Primary
Date Advertised on Website:  25/06/2014

ASSISTANT HEAD (PERMANENT) WITH SENCO RESPONSIBILITY

Leadership L4 - L8

Vicarage Park CE Primary School
Vicarage Drive, KENDAL, Cumbria, LA9 5BP
www.vicarageparkschool.org.uk

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Headteacher/Chief Officer: Miss Bernadette Calvey Tel: 01539 735442   Fax: 01539 738554


Required for January 2015

We have a great opportunity for the right person. We need someone who is an excellent teacher, a skilled and experienced Special Needs Co-ordinator and an inspirational leader who is able to lead a committed and hardworking team of support assistants. You will be part of the Senior Leadership Team and support the school through the transition into the new Code of Practice. Although this post is non-class based there will be a teaching commitment.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

• An ethos of inclusion which supports our school as an Inclusive School which although mainstream, is also a Strategic Resourced Provision for children with Physical and Medical difficulties.
• You will have substantial experience as a SENCO and either have the National SENCO qualification or be willing to study for it
• High expectations of all children, but especially children with additional needs, and themselves
• Excellent teaching skills
• The ability to lead and work as part of a strong team
• The desire to play a role in the continued development of our school community
• A philosophy which puts the child at the heart of everything we do
• The ability to work with a range of external specialists for the benefit of the children in our school
• Great communication skills
• Proven leadership ability

These should be addressed in your application form.

Candidates are welcome to arrange a visit to school prior to applying. Please ring the school office to arrange a time during the week beginning 19th September 2014.

Further details and an application form are available via email from the Clerk to the Governors. D.i.black@btinternet.com The application pack is also available on the school website.

Vicarage Park School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of every child and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check, have excellent professional references and have a very secure knowledge of safeguarding procedures.

Closing date: Monday 29th September 2014
Interviews: Thursday 9th October 2014


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  290914
Description:  Teaching - Primary
Date Advertised on Website:  11/07/2014

TEMPORARY MIDDAY SUPERVISOR 1 HOUR PER DAY

PCD1A £14,880 - £15,189 PER ANNUM PRO RATA

Clifton Primary School
Clifton, PENRITH, Cumbria, CA10 2EG.
N.O.R. 66 Age Range 4-11

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mr R Chambers Tel: (01768) 868817   Fax: 
admin@clifton.cumbria.sch.uk

Required as soon as possible (depending on notice required) until 31.08.2015 when the post will be reviewed. Temporary due to school numbers / requirements

Clifton Primary School is seeking to appoint a Midday Supervisor. Along with the normal lunchtime duties you will help to ensure that the children are safe, secure and in a caring and happy environment. A Paediatric First Aid qualification would be desirable.

Duties include:

•Supervising and assisting while children have their lunch
•Ensuring children are safe, happy and well-behaved during lunchtime
•Supervising and helping with the children outside on the playground or in the classrooms if it rains.

The post will start as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be working from 12 noon - 1.00pm. Monday to Friday, term-time only.

Application forms are available on the Cumbria County Council website or by emailing the school at the above address.

Please send two references with your application form and any other qualifications.

The closing date for applications will be Friday 5 September.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS Disclosure check is required for this post as are other relevant employment checks.


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  050914
Description:  Non-Teaching - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  17/07/2014

MIDDAY SUPERVISOR (TWO POSTS)

PCD1A £14880 - £15, 189 PER ANNUM PRO RATA

Croftlands Junior School
Oakwood Drive, ULVERSTON, Cumbria, LA12 9JU.
Number on roll - 166 Age 7-11

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Miss C R Styles Tel: (01229) 585211   Fax: (01229) 586759
office@croftlands-jun.cumbria.sch.uk

From September 2014

5 hours per week

Croftlands Junior School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Any appointment will be subject to suitable references and pre-employment checks.

Required as soon as possible.

We require two midday supervisors to join our team who take responsibility for the pupils' welfare, safety and supervision during the lunch break. Experience in a school environment is desirable but not essential.

Duties:
• Supervising and assisting children whilst they eat lunch
• Ensuring children are safe, happy and well-behaved during lunchtime
• Supervising children outside on the playground or in classrooms throughout the lunch break

The successful candidate will be reliable and flexible and usually work from 11.55pm to 12.55pm Monday to Friday during term time only.

For further details please contact Mrs Janice Wells, Croftlands Junior School, Oakwood Drive, Ulverston, LA12 9JU. Telephone: 01229 585211; email: office@croftlands-jun.cumbria.sch.uk

Application forms may be downloaded from the County Council Website at www.cumbria.gov.uk or obtained from the school.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 10th September 2014

Interviews will be held: Monday 15th September 2014


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  100914
Description:  Non-Teaching - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  26/08/2014

PART TIME TEACHING ASSISTANT TO SUPPORT A CHILD WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

SS Grade 5 PCD 2.5A £16,604 - £16,998 per annum pro rata

Grange CE Primary School
Fell Drive, GRANGE-OVER-SANDS, Cumbria, LA11 7JF.
joanne@grange.cumbria.sch.uk
NOR 155 Aged 3-11 years
Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mrs P Summers Tel: (015395) 32392   Fax: (015395) 36038
head@grange.cumbria.sch.uk

Required starting a soon as possible in the autumn term 2014

Hours: 14 hrs (term time only) on Temporary fixed term contract.

An enthusiastic, talented Teaching Assistant with SEN experience to join our positive, hard-working and friendly school team on a Temporary contract (to end of summer term 2015) to support a child with SEN in their final year at Primary school.

We are looking for a highly motivated TA who:-

• Is an excellent practitioner
• Has relevant experience and qualifications NVQ L2/3 and experience to meet the needs of a pupil with Speech and Language/Processing needs including Dyslexia.
• Understands that pupils learn in different ways and is able to meet these learning needs in creative, engaging ways.
• Ensures high expectations of behaviour.
• Is an outstanding team player able to form good relationships and is readily willing to take advice and work collaboratively with all members of the school team.
• Is sympathetic to the school's Christian ethos.
• Has experience of working with pupils in KS2

Closing date: 2nd September 2014
Interviews to be held during week beginning 8th September 2014

Grange CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This position is subject to a DBS check and excellent professional references.

Further information and application forms are available from the School website www.grange.cumbria.sch.uk or School Administrator at the School address detailed above.


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  020914
Description:  Non-Teaching - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  11/08/2014

ASSISTANT PLAY LEADER

PCD1A £14,880 - £15,189 PER ANNUM PRO RATA

Levens CE School
Church Road, Levens, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8 PU
www.levens.cumbria.sch.uk

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mr M. Foxwell Tel: (015395) 60694   Fax: (015395) 60694
head@levens.cumbria.sch.uk

Levens Yoyo After School Club

7½ hours per week.

Levens Yoyo After School Club is looking for an Assistant Play Leader to work alongside our existing Play Leader.

Hours of Work: between 2:45pm and 5:15pm for three days per week during term time only, for the Autumn term initially.

The main responsibilities of the job are to provide care for children who remain after the school day has finished; to provide a variety of fun activities; to help prepare snacks in line with healthy school status; to ensure children are safe and enjoy being part of the club; to liaise with school staff. The number of children who attend the club varies and they are aged between 4 and 11 years old.

All staff at the Levens Yoyo After School Club are committed to safeguarding and are expected to share this commitment. Appointment to the role is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references being received. Staff will also be required to take part in any safeguarding training provided.

If you are interested in finding out more please email: Mr M Foxwell on head@levens.cumbria.sch.uk in the first instance. A Job Description and application form can be found on our website: www.levens.cumbria.sch.uk.

The closing date for all applications is Friday 19th September 2014 and interviews will be held on Friday 26th September 2014 in the school.


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  190914
Description:  Non-Teaching - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  01/09/2014

PASTORAL SUPPORT WORKER - FULL TIME (TERM TIME ONLY)

PCD4A JWC:50 £22,443 to £23,188 PER ANNUM PRO RATA

Robert Ferguson Primary School
East Dale Street, Denton Holme, CARLISLE, Cumbria, CA2 5LA.
Website: www.rferguson.org

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mr Graham Frost Tel: (01228) 535091   Fax: 
head@rferguson.cumbria.sch.uk

From October 2014

Purpose
To provide high quality, well-planned pastoral support and guidance to pupils and their families in order to promote high expectations, raise aspirations and facilitate learning progress.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Providing pastoral support for children;
- Working to support parents and promote effective home-school partnerships;
- Monitoring, supporting and encouraging good attendance by pupils;
- Working in partnership with colleagues to remove barriers to learning;
- Liaising with other agencies to support pupils' needs;
- Safeguarding and child protection.

Full details about the vacancy are contained in documents which can be downloaded from the school website - www.rferguson.org.

Visits to the school by prospective applicants are welcome and encouraged.

Robert Ferguson School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: 12:00 Wednesday 17th September 2014

Interviews (provisional date): Monday 22nd September 2014


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  170914
Description:  Non-Teaching - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  29/08/2014

PART TIME AFTER SCHOOL CLUB LEADER

PCD3S £22,443 - £23,188 PER ANNUM PRO RATA

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
Lumley Street, BARROW-IN-FURNESS, Cumbria, LA14 2BA.
www.sacredheart.cumbria.sch.uk

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mrs Bernadette Barnes Tel: 01229 840940   Fax: 01229 840949
office@sacredheart.cumbria.sch.uk

The Governors of Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School wish to appoint, from September 2014, an After School Club Leader to work 12.5 hours a week

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced check being sought from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For further details, full job description and CES application form, please contact the clerk to Governors by e-mail or in writing to the school address or e-mail office@sacredheart.cumbria.sch.uk.

The closing date for applications in Friday 12th September, 2014

Diocese of Lancaster in partnership with Cumbria LA Voluntary Aided School in which the Governors are the employees


Disability Symbol User:  YES
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Closing Date:  120914
Description:  Non-Teaching - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  26/08/2014

HEAD TEACHER

Group 2 L8 - L14

St Bede's RC Primary School
Strathclyde Avenue, CARLISLE, Cumbria, CA2 7DS.
website: www.stbedes.cumbria.sch.uk
NOR - 205 Group 2 School
Headteacher/Chief Officer: Ms C Battle Tel: (01228) 528274   Fax: (01228) 527305
secretary@stbedes.cumbria.sch.uk.

Required from January 2015

Due to the retirement of our long serving Head Teacher the Governors are seeking to appoint a committed practising Catholic to help us to move this happy, friendly school to overall outstanding.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged (term time only). Please telephone to make an appointment. For an application pack please contact Mrs Elaine Innes, School Secretary (Term time only) or visit our website www.stbedes.cumbria.sch.uk.

St Bede's R C 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. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

A leadership application form may be downloaded from the Catholic Education Service website. Http://www.catholiceducation.org.uk/index.php/schools/application-forms

Catholic Schools subscribe to the: North West Catholic Dioceses' Equal Opportunities Policy.

Closing Date 12 noon 15 September 2014
Anticipated Interview Dates 25/26 September 2014


Disability Symbol User:  NO
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Closing Date:  150914
Description:  Headships - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  25/06/2014

PERMANENT PART TIME ADMINISTRATOR

BS4A £17,333 to £17,980 PER ANNUM PRO RATA

Shankhill CE Primary School
Hethersgill, CARLISLE, Cumbria, CA6 6JA.

NOR 38 Age Range 3 - 11
Headteacher/Chief Officer: Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mrs Lynnsey Batey Tel: 01228 577264   Fax: 
head@shankhill.cumbria.sch.uk

Required for October 2014

13 hours a week (term time only)

The Head teacher and Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic, organised and highly motivated administrator to join our friendly, hard-working team. Previous administration experience in a busy office setting or school office setting would be desirable.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent administrative, financial and interpersonal skills and be able to provide a warm welcome to visitors and parents whilst working efficiently and effectively to maintain high standards within the school office environment.

We would like to appoint someone who:

• Can provide confidential and high quality administrative support;
• Will enjoy working with young children and families;
• Has knowledge of ScholarPack - training can be given if necessary;
• Has good knowledge of financial procedures and accounting packages - training can be given if necessary;
• A desire to play a key role in the continuing development of our school;
• Works well as part of a team

Please state your strengths and interests plus details of your recent administrative experience in your letter of application.

We are a Church of England Primary School with a distinctive Christian ethos and strong links with the local church. We are a school at the heart of our community and we strive to achieve the very best for the children in our care.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for the post as are excellent professional references.

Visits to school are welcome. Please contact the Headteacher at head@shankhill.cumbria.sch.uk

An application pack can be downloaded from our school website at www.shankhill.cumbria.sch.uk

Closing date: Thursday, 11th September at 12 noon.

Interview date: Wednesday, 17th September.


Disability Symbol User:  NO
Cumbria County Council Equal Opps Policy:  YES
Catholic School: North West Catholic Diocese Equal Opps Policy:  NO
Closing Date:  110914
Description:  Non-Teaching - Primary Schools
Date Advertised on Website:  15/08/2014