Due to the early retirement of our current headteacher the Governors of Trinity School, a converter academy, are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader with the vision and drive to ensure excellence for all of our young people.

We are looking for a leader with a strong track record of sustained improvement, a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and a passion to provide the best possible education for our students. This post will provide an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to drive improvement, make a positive difference to achievement and create a vision for the future which engages students, staff, parents/carers and the community. Candidates should have extensive senior leadership experience, probably Deputy Head of a large school or Headteacher of a smaller school.

Our school is a large, oversubscribed, truly comprehensive school, well respected in the local community, with committed and highly motivated staff, supportive parents and governors. The successful candidate will promote and nurture the Christian ethos and values of the school.

If you would like to visit our school, please contact Judith Clarke on 01228 403551 or by email jcl@trinity.cumbria.sch.uk, and we will arrange this for you.

Closing date: Monday 30th January 2023 at 12 noon

Interviews: Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th February 2023

Headteacher Job Information pack (.pdf)

Application Form (.docx)

Application Form (.pdf)

Please send the completed application form and a letter explaining why we should be thinking about appointing you to Mrs Judith Clarke, PA to the Headteacher, Trinity School, Strand Road, Carlisle, CA1 1JB or email jcl@trinity.cumbria.sch.uk


Trinity is a successful and friendly 11-18 mixed comprehensive school of 1700 students; this includes a Sixth Form. We offer excellent induction, support and professional development.

Trinity School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

A Church of England Academy