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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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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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Midday Supervisor

Job Reference Code: FA15/1005

Salary: NJC 9 £7.97 per hour

Part time (8.75 hours per week), permanent post, term time only


Furness Academy are looking for a Midday Supervisor to oversee the smooth-running of activities ensuring the well-being of all students during lunchtime.

The key responsibilities of this role will be to:

  • Supervising students in the dining hall and other parts of the Academy
  • Assisting SEN students with a variety of tasks
  • Cleaning up spillages and sickness
  • Helping to clear away food and stack tables and chairs after students have left the dining hall
  • Ensuring students keep out of areas that are out of bounds, and do not leave the premises in accordance with the Academy policy
  • Dealing with misbehaviour and reporting any problems they are unable to resolve
  • Tending to students who are sick or injured, ensuring they receive appropriate medical attention, and reporting any serious accidents


Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 23rd June 2017

Shortlisting: Friday 23rd June 2017

Interviews: Friday 30th June 2017


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Internal Post- Senior Midday Supervisor

Job Reference Code: FA15/1005

Salary: NJC 10 £8.09 per hour

Part time (8.75 hours per week), permanent post, term time only


Internal Recruitment Opportunity

Furness Academy are looking for a Senior Midday Supervisor oversee the smooth-running of activities ensuring the well-being of all students during lunchtime.  

The key responsibilities of this role will be:

  • Line management of the Midday Supervisors.  This will involve ensuring that the midday supervisors understand their duties, ensuring all duties are carried out to the correct standard and ensuring the Academy’s procedures are followed in relation to sickness and other absences of the midday supervisors
  • Supervising pupils in the dining hall and other parts of the Academy. 
  • Assisting SEN pupils with a variety of tasks.
  • Cleaning up spillages and sickness. 
  • Helping to clear away food and stack tables and chairs (if necessary) after pupils have left the dining hall. 
  • Ensuring pupils keep out of areas that are out of bounds, and do not leave the premises in accordance with the Academy policy.
  • Dealing with misbehaviour and reporting any problems they are unable to resolve to the member of staff on duty or a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Tending to pupils who are sick or injured, ensuring they receive appropriate medical attention, and reporting any serious accidents. 

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 2nd June 2017

Shortlisting: Tuesday 6th June 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 13th June 2017


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Wordsworth Competition- A Walk on the Wild Side 02-May-2017

Every school in Cumbria was invited again to participate in the annual Wordsworth Poetry Award; this year’s theme: A Walk on the Wild Side. Over 100 pupils from Furness Academy entered, as did many hundreds more from across the county. 16 pupils from Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 were randomly chosen to attend the event, that was held at Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage in Rydal, near Ambleside.

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