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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 

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

Required for May 2019

Job Reference Code: FA08/0901

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 Design and Technology 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.

Closing date: 12pm 24th February 2019

Shortlisting: week commencing 25th February 2019

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Raising Standards Leader - English

Job Reference Code: FA13/0102

Salary range: MPR/UPR depending on experience

Plus 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. The ideal candidate will be an aspiring leader, eager to use this opportunity to further enhance their career prospects. The successful candidate will be able to conduct forensic analyses of data to identify those in need of specific interventions and advise on bespoke strategies to raise attainment and progress. Exceptional communication skills, a passion for the subject and a commitment to the continued development of their own pedagogy is essential.

Closing date: Sunday 24th February 12pm

Shortlisting: Monday 25th February

Interviews: week commencing 4th March

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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, permanent 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.

Closing date: 12pm Sunday 24th February

Shortlisting: Tuesday 26th February

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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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Cleaner

Required for January 2019

Job reference: FA12/1801

12.5 hours per week, 42 weeks per year

Mon – Thurs 4pm – 6:30pm Fri 3:30pm – 6pm

Salary: £16,755 (pro rata) £8.68 per hour


Furness Academy are looking for an enthusiastic cleaners to work as part of our cleaning team.


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