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Montreal Church of England Primary School

Caring, Loving and Learning Together “Love the Lord God with all your heart, all your strength and all your mind”





Montreal Church of England Primary School 

NOR: 129 


Headteacher: Lindsay Burnett Tel: 01946 811347    


Salary: Leadership Range L11-L17


Required from September 2023 or sooner by mutual agreement. 


Montreal Church of England Primary School, located in the historic village of Cleator Moor and nestled between the hills of the Western Lake District and the beautiful Solway Coast is looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic Headteacher: 


  • who puts children at the forefront of everything they do. 

  • to support, maintain and nurture our caring Christian community and ethos. 

  • with excellent communication skills, to continue to foster strong relationships with our children, staff, parents, governors and the local community. 

  • able to lead us creatively and courageously and be forward thinking. 

  • an ambition to continue to raise standards in teaching and learning, whilst helping our pupils and staff to reach their full potential.  

We can offer you:  

  • a warm and welcoming school with happy children who are proud of their school and are enthusiastic about their learning.  

  • a culture which is distinctively Christian, inclusive and with excellent church links.   

  • a highly professional and dedicated staff, 

  • a supportive Governing Body, fully committed to the ongoing development of the whole school, its staff professional development and local collaborations. 


If you would like to discover more, we would encourage a visit to the school website. Visits to the school can take place after school has ended at 3.30pm. If you wish to arrange a visit, please contact via e-mail the school to make an appointment 


Application forms and further details are available from via email 


Closing date: 11th January 2023 at 12 noon (via post or e-mail:  
Shortlisting: 16th January 2023 
Interview date: 23rd & 24th January 2023 

The school is committed to the safeguarding of its pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be appointed on the completion of an enhanced DBS check and receipt of professional references. 



We have a strong record in supporting apprenticeships in school. Apprenticeships vacancies are advertised through the county provider. If you are interested in an apprenticeship please contact the school where we can guide you to the current provider.