We are currently recruiting for the following posts:

Teacher of Strings

Salary: Self-employed, and invoice parents of students direct. £12 per half-hour lesson.

The Music department is a highly successful and effective team, delivering outstanding outcomes for all students. We are looking for an outstanding Strings specialist, with high expectations and a passion for their subject who will deliver the very best outcomes for all students.

pdf Job Description: Strings Teacher

The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Friday, 2 February and interviews will be held as soon as possible after that date.

For further details and the application procedure for all opportunities please contact Michelle Mitchell, Human Resources Assistant on 016977 45782 or email

Application forms

Please add a supporting letter or statement to your application.
Email applications
You may, if you wish, email your applications to Please remember to send a supporting letter as well.  Ensure that you give contact telephone numbers (daytime and evening) and, if possible contact numbers and email addresses for your referees.
The links below are relevant to all positions listed above:

pdf Policy Statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

Applicants for all posts must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post.
William Howard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff members are required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

If you are unable to locate details for the vacancy you are interested in on the website. please email and further details and an application pack will be forwarded to you.

Cumbria Education Trust is actively recruiting new Local Advisory Board (LAB) Members:

Are you enthusiastic about the success and well-being of the School, its students and its staff?

Would you like the opportunity to work alongside other members in the best interests of the School and its community, and be part of a team who actively promote and support the School’s vision and values?

Since 2015, the School’s Governing Body has been known as the Local Advisory Board. The Local Advisory Board (LAB) is crucial in helping our school to raise their standards. A variety of professionals, business people, educationalists and parents, volunteer their time and expertise for the benefit of our young people. Harnessing their talents and recognising the impact that they have is critical.

There are three different types of LAB members:

  • Sponsor Board Members (term of office 4 years, appointed by the CET Board)
  • Parent Board Members (term of office 2 years, appointed by the CET Board)
  • Staff Board Members (term of office 2 years, appointed by Staff election if there is more than one nomination)

If you are interested in being a part of a successful, well run school by joining our Local Advisory Board, please contact Mrs L Hewson (Clerk to the Trust Board and LABs) or telephone 016977 45300.