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Please see details below of the current vacancies at Furness Academy. If you have any further questions, please contact hrrecruitment@furnessacademy.co.uk 


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Science Technician

Required for September 2017

Job Reference Code: FA22/2706

Salary range: NJC 14 (£16,781) – 17 (£17,772) depending on experience

Full time, permanent post, term time only


We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic individual to work within the School’s Science Department, to provide general support in the preparation and maintenance of resources and support to both staff and students to ensure effective support within the classroom. We are looking for a well organised and flexible person with good practical experience of working with chemicals and other apparatus.

The successful candidate will be:

  • leading by example, through outstanding practice and professionalism;
  • caring about students, their learning, and their futures;
  • committed to your own personal development and to collaborative, consultative working


Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 10th July 2017

Shortlisting: Tuesday 11th July

Interviews: Tuesday 18th July 2017

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Internal Recruitment Opportunity- Art Technician

Job Reference Code: FA18/1705

Salary: NJC 13

Part time (2.5 hours per week), permanent post, term time only


Furness Academy are looking for an Art Technician to support the use of practical art resources and facilities to deliver the needs of the curriculum. The key responsibilities of this role will be to:

  • Co-ordinate the use of practical art resources and facilities to ensure that the varied needs of the students are met.
  • Contribute to the assessment, monitoring and review of both health and safety procedures and make sure materials (including hazardous substances) are usedsafely and disposed of appropriately in order to maintain a healthy and safe working environment.
  • Support the design, development and maintenance of specialist resources and contribute to long-term projects to ensure that the widest Art curriculum possible can be offered to students.
  • Help to maintain up to date records of stocks.
  • Ensure that both routine and non-routine checking, cleaning, maintenance, testing and repairing of equipment is undertaken to ensure that the required standards are adhered to.
  • Ensure the maintenance of a clean and orderly working environment.
  • Provide clerical/administrative support, e.g. photocopying, printing and display work


Closing date for applications: 12 noon Tuesday 4th July

Shortlisting: Wednesday 5th July

Interviews: Wednesday 12th July

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Teacher of Chemistry

Required for September 2017

Teacher of Chemistry

Job Reference Code: FA13/2803

Salary range: M1 – M6 depending on experience

Full time, permanent post


We are looking for a talented and inspiring teacher of Chemistry who is an enthusiastic and dynamic professional with excellent subject knowledge and a strong desire to engage students in learning. The successful candidate will be someone who can make an impact to the teaching of chemistry in the Academy by leading by example as well as being supportive of other colleagues’ development in the department.

An inspiring approach to teaching with excellent communication skills, a passion for the subject and a commitment to promoting high standards is essential. We are seeking teachers who are resilient, highly driven and self-motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations. We welcome applications from NQT’s.

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Teacher of Mathematics with Responsibility for KS3

Required for September 2017

Job Reference Code: FA17/1205

Salary range: M1 – M6 depending on experience

Full time, permanent post

We are looking for a talented and inspiring teacher who is committed to making Mathematics an exciting subject for all of our students and who can work effectively as part of our successful specialist Mathematics team. This post represents a superb career opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic professional who has excellent subject knowledge and a strong desire to engage students in Mathematics learning. Your qualities as an emerging leader will be just as important as your teaching skills.

The successful candidate will be passionate about learning and committed to the success of our students; this role has the opportunity to take the lead in developing numeracy across the school and for helping to develop an exciting new transition venture.

This post would suit a qualified teacher looking to teach Mathematics across all ability groups in KS3 and KS4. NQT’s and KS2 maths specialists are welcome to apply. We are seeking teachers who are resilient, highly driven and self-motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations. Our teacher development programme is very strong and we actively support excellent teachers.

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