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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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Facilities Officer

We are seeking to appoint a Facilities Officer to join our busy site/caretaking 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 weekend work involved.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be a key holder and ensure security of the premises.
  • Ensure the satisfactory heating of the premises and the economic use of fuel for heating purposes.
  • Carry out porterage duties.
  • Complete general Handyperson duties.
  • Support arrangements for emergency maintenance outside normal office hours.
  • Carry out electrical appliance testing.
  • Maintain and arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies.
  • Ensure cleanliness of equipment, check for quality and safety - reporting any faults to an appropriate senior person.
  • Operate everyday equipment in accordance with instructions.
  • Maintain specialist equipment, check for quality and safety and report damage to the appropriate person.
  • Ensure compliance by self and others with all health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure safe use by self and others of equipment and materials.
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and productive working environment.
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety of students, staff and visitors.

    Closing date for applications: 6th September 2017
    Shortlisting: 8th September 2017
    Interviews: 15th September 2017


    Job Description

    Minibus Driver

    Furness Academy are looking to appoint a highly motivated and flexible driver. This role is responsible for the safe transportation of students and staff to Academy organised functions and events.

    The successful candidate will be required to have a full, driving license, subject to the Equality Act 2010 allowing them to drive one of our 16 seater mini busses, a category D1 on your driving license is essential. You will need to be organised, have an eye for detail and be able to use your own initiative. You will also need to be calm and confident and able to work under pressure and be able to prioritise your work.

    We’re looking for someone with huge energy and great route planning skills. Someone who will be committed to working and who loves driving! Friendly, helpful and always cheerful, the successful candidate will have great people skills and know what it takes to provide an excellent service.

      Closing date for applications: 6th September 2017
      Shortlisting: 8th September 2017
      Interviews: 19th September 2017


      Job Description

      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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