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Vacancies

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

We are looking for a happy, enthusiastic and inspiring people to join our team.

We are:

  • A ‘state of the art’ medium sized 11-16 mixed comprehensive Academy with approximately 875 students, located near the centre of the historic shipbuilding town of Barrow in Furness and close to the southern boundary of the Lake District National Park;
  • An Academy with a Good Ofsted rating (September 2017) and excellent potential for the future
  • An Academy with a truly comprehensive intake, playing a key role in our local community and with a strong foundation of moral purpose;
  • An Academy that has at its heart a sense of ambition and determination to deliver excellent teaching, care and holistic school experience.

We will offer you:

  • A very welcoming Academy where the development of every person matters.
  • Hard-working, committed and aspirational staff and students.
  • A fully established CPD programme.
  • The whole-hearted support of Furness Academy’s Leadership Team.
  • The free use of our on-site gym, a cycle to work scheme, childcare voucher scheme and other employee discounts.

 

Please click on the links below to access the details of our current vacancies.


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Teacher of Design and Technology (food specialism)

Required for Easter 2019

Job Reference Code: FA08/0901

Salary range: M1 – M6 depending on experience

0.6, fixed term (1 year) post

We are looking for a happy, enthusiastic and inspiring teacher of Design and Technology with excellent subject knowledge and a strong desire to engage students in learning; our ideal candidate will have a background in teaching a food related subject. Exceptional communication skills, a passion for the subject and a commitment to the continued development of their own pedagogy is essential. We welcome applications from NQTs.

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Assistant Subject Leader - English

Required for September 2019

Job Reference Code: FA11/1101

Salary range: M1 – M6 depending on experience

TLR - £4,684

Full time, permanent

We are looking for a happy, enthusiastic and inspiring teacher of English with excellent subject knowledge and pedagogical craft. This person, working with the subject leader, will have a deep understanding of how to develop the English curriculum and work expertly with colleagues to ensure high standards teaching and learning across the department. Exceptional communication skills, a passion for the subject and a commitment to the continued development of their own pedagogy is essential.

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Teacher of English

Required for September 2019

Job Reference Code: FA10/1101

Salary range: M1 – M6 depending on experience

Full time, permanent post

We are looking for a happy, enthusiastic and inspiring teacher of English with excellent subject knowledge and a strong desire to engage students in learning. Exceptional communication skills, a passion for the subject and a commitment to the continued development of their own pedagogy is essential. We welcome applications from NQTs.

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Teacher of Science

Required for September 2019

Job Reference Code: FA07/0901

Salary range: M1 – M6 depending on experience

Full time, fixed term (1 year) post

We are looking for a happy, enthusiastic and inspiring teacher of Science with excellent subject knowledge and a strong desire to engage students in learning; our ideal candidate will have a background in physics teaching. Exceptional communication skills, a passion for the subject and a commitment to the continued development of their own pedagogy is essential. We welcome applications from NQTs.

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Caretaker

Caretaker
Job Reference Code: FA09/0901
Salary starting at £8.55 per hour
25 hours per week including evenings and weekends

We are seeking to appoint a Caretaker (Facilities Officer) to join our busy site team at the Academy. We are looking to recruit a flexible, enthusiastic person to deliver a high standard of support across a broad range of duties. The successful candidate will be required to actively support the day to day operation of the school during school hours, evenings and some weekends in support of community bookings. Previous caretaking experience is not essential as full training will be given.

The building is open between 6.30am and 10.00pm, with some evening and weekend work involved.

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