We currently have the following vacancies available



Holm Cultram Abbey C of E School

Abbeytown, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 4RU

NOR: 50


Headteacher: Mrs J Nicholson  Tel: (016973) 61261 


Salary: Leadership Range L6 – L12 (£47,735 - £55,338)


Required from 19 April 2021


Holm Cultram Abbey C of E School, located in the historic village of Abbeytown and nestled between the hills of the northern Lake District and the beautiful Solway coast is looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic Headteacher to:


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

  • strive to continue to improve the community perception and reputation of our school.

  • foster strong relationships with children, staff, parents, governors and the local community.

  • be willing and able to implement new ideas and strategies, demonstrating a positive attitude and be forward thinking.

  • be an excellent communicator with a clear vison, with ambition to develop and raise standards in teaching and learning, helping pupils and staff to reach their full potential.

  • have a passion for education and value the importance of developing children in a creative environment.

  • encourage the children to celebrate their individual achievements.

    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 school that recognises the benefits of, and actively encourages, close working partnerships with local cluster schools.

  • a highly professional and dedicated staff, as well as a supportive Governing Body, fully committed to the ongoing development of the whole school.

  • support for your development as a Headteacher.


The successful candidate will have an expected teaching commitment of 0.5 (FTE). 


Due to current Covid-19 restrictions visits to the school by prospective candidates to experience our friendly school community first hand are restricted until after school has ended at 3.00pm.  If you would like to discover more, we would encourage a visit to the school website.  If you wish to arrange a visit please contact via e-mail the school to make an appointment (vacancy@holmcultramabbey.cumbria.sch.uk). 


Application forms and further details are available from Mrs Chrisy Bell, Business Manager via email; vacancy@holmcultramabbey.cumbria.sch.uk 


Closing date: Friday 8th January 2021 at 12:00noon (via post or e-mail: vacancy@holmcultramabbey.cumbria.sch.uk )
Shortlisting: Monday 11th January 2021
Interview date: Monday 18th January 2021 and Tuesday 19th 2021

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.

T: 01697361261    A: Holm Cultram Abbey l Abbeytown l Wigton l CA7 4RU    E: admin@holmcultramabbey.cumbria.sch.uk     T: @HCASchool