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Vacancies

Please see details below regarding our current job vacancies.​

To apply for any of our current vacancies, please complete and return the application form and send to awhittle@furnesseducationtrust.co.uk or return via post FAO Angie Whittle, Business Manager, Furness Education Trust, Park Drive, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, LA13 9BB.


Please include a covering letter with your application of no more than two sides of A4.

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

We are:

  • A ‘state of the art’ medium sized 11-16 mixed comprehensive Academy with just over 1000 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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Information Booklet


Subject Leader for Design and Technology

Required for September 2020

Job Reference Code: FET 16/1205

Salary range: MPS/UPS depending on experience plus TLR2c £7120

Full time, fixed term post to cover maternity

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic and inspiring Lead for our Design and Technology Department. The successful applicant will have excellent subject knowledge and a strong desire to engage students in learning. The successful candidate will join a department that is very popular at KS4 and regularly achieves good results for students in the three disciplines of Engineering, BTEC Construction and Catering. The candidate will need to demonstrate high quality teaching to ensure students enjoy their learning and attain the highest grades they can. An ability to be able to teach engineering, electronics and systems would be an advantage.

Within the department you will find committed teachers with a passion for their subject who communicate effectively to ensure the success of our students. If you share these skills and have a desire to make a real difference to young peoples’ lives, then we would welcome your application.

Advert

Closing date: Thursday 21st May 2020 

Shortlisting: Friday 22nd May 2020 

Interviews: Thursday 28th May 2020

For further information or enquiries regarding this post, please contact the Business Manager via email to hrrecruitment@furnessacademy.co.uk, or alternatively you may download an information package and application form from our website at www.furnessacademy.co.uk. Please note we only accept CVs with a fully completed application form.


Teaching Assistants

Required for September 2020

Job Reference Code: FET 17/1805

Salary range: NJC 5 £18,795 pro rata

Permanent posts, Part Time 31 hours per week, Term Time Only 39 weeks/year

Furness Academy are looking for skilled and enthusiastic individuals to work as a Teaching Assistants. The successful candidates will work under the instruction and guidance of teaching and senior staff to undertake work/ care/ support programmes to enable access to learning for students, and to assist teachers in the management of the students both inside and outside the classroom

Advert

Job Description

Closing date: 1st June 2020

Shortlisting: 2nd June 2020

Interviews: Week Commencing 8th June 2020

For further information or enquiries regarding this post, please contact the Business Manager via email to hrrecruitment@furnessacademy.co.uk, or alternatively you may download an information package and application form from our website at www.furnessacademy.co.uk. Please note we only accept CVs with a fully completed application form.


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