We are currently recruiting for the following posts:

For details of all vacancies within Cumbria Education Trust please visit:

Local Advisory Board (LAB) members

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 pupils 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?

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 3 years, appointed by the CET Board)
  • Staff Board members (term of office 3 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.

This is a voluntary post, subject to DBS clearance.


Please add a supporting letter or statement to your application.

Email applications
Please email your applications to and include a supporting letter or statement.  Ensure that you give contact telephone numbers (daytime and evening) and, if possible contact numbers and email addresses for your referees.


Longtown Primary School and Cumbria Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we will check the suitability of staff to work with children. Applicants must be willing to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and overseas police checks (where applicable). Please see the Trust’s Safeguarding and Recruitment Policies for further details.

The links below are relevant to all positions listed above:
 Notice to Applicants
 Policy Statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders