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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 MFL

Required for November 2017

Job Reference Code: FA04/1309

Salary range: M1 – M6 depending on experience

Part Time post, Maternity cover

We are looking for a talented and inspiring Modern Foreign Languages Teacher who can teach French across KS3. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and dynamic professional with excellent subject knowledge and a strong desire to engage students in learning. You will be someone who can make an impact to the teaching in the Academy by leading by example as well as being supportive of other colleagues’ development in the department. 

Closing date for applications: 12pm Monday 16th October 2017

Shortlisting: Wednesday 18th October 2017

Interviews: Wednesday 1st November 2017


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Train to be a Teacher of Maths

Salary range: £20,000 Salary plus £5000 PGCE Training Paid

Teacher Training in Partnership with The Heath TSA and Liverpool John Moores University

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Administration Officer

Required for October 2017

Full time, fixed term (Oct 17 – July 18), term time + 2 weeks

37 hours per week

Salary range: NJC 18 - 21: £18,070 – £20,138 per annum

(Actual salary pro rata = £16,176 - £18,027)

Job Reference Code: FA03/0509

Furness Academy are looking to appoint a highly motivated and efficient Administration Officer. This role is responsible for undertaking general administrative and organisational processes within the Academy as well as assisting with the planning and development of support services.

You will need to be organised, have an eye for detail and the ability to use your own initiative. You will also need to be calm and confident, able to work under pressure, and be able to prioritise your work. The successful candidate will have great people skills and know what it takes to provide an excellent service.

Closing date for applications: 4th October 2017
Shortlisting: 6th October 2017
Interviews: 13th October 2017


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Required for October 2017

Part time, permanment post, term time only

17.5 hours per week (10.30am - 2.00pm Mon-Fri)

Salary range: NJC 14 (16,781) 

Furness Academy is looking to appoint an innovative, creative and well qualified/experienced Librarian to lead the development of the Academy’s library service with energy and enthusiasm whilst responding to the needs of the students.

The successful candidate will provide support to children and staff to enable the library to be accessed as required, and used to its maximum to enhance student’s learning and support the Academy curriculum.

The Librarian will support students to use the library effectively, to develop a love of books and an interest in reading. They will encourage independence and an individual responsibility for selecting and replacing books.

The Librarian will be responsible for developing the library as an attractive browsing and learning area, creating displays of student’s work and artefacts. They will also develop and maintain well-organised systems and resources.

Closing date for applications: 12pm Friday 13th October 2017
Shortlisting: 17th October 2017
Interviews: 31st October 2017


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