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Vacancies

“Consistently good teaching across a range of subjects is underpinned by strong
subject knowledge and teachers’ ability to use a range of effective strategies.”
(from our Ofsted 2015 report)

 

Welcome to the Looe Community Academy vacancies page and thank you for your interest.

 

About us

Our Academy is situated in the historic fishing town of Looe on Cornwall’s outstanding south eastern coastline, serving the beautiful coastal and rural villages and hamlets.

Assessed by Ofsted in July 2015 as a good school, the Academy is an inclusive secondary community school delivering Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 to 610 students aged 11-16 and of mixed ability.

Our mission is to create and sustain a caring, learning community of high quality, where everyone is valued for who they are and what they may become.  Enshrined in Cornish, the Academy motto is “bydh gwella gylli” (be the best you can be).  

Join us on our journey to outstanding.

 

About the application process

Please read carefully the job description and person specification.
We are happy to accept hand-written and electronically completed application forms.
In completing your application form, please ensure that you answer fully and provide all relevant information.
For non-teaching roles, please note that your supporting statement is an important element of the process as it helps us to assess your suitability for the position.
The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate their entitlement to work in the UK.
Not everyone will be selected for an interview, but every application we receive will be carefully considered against the published criteria and all applicants will be treated equally and fairly.

Safeguarding

Looe Community Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including references,  disqualification declaration, health screening and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.  Only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 


 

Teacher of Geography

Start date: September 2018 or by negotiation

Closing date: Midday Monday 18 June 2018

Interviews: Thursday 21 June 2018

Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Salary: TMS/UPS

Location: Cornwall (PL13 1NQ)

Contract type and terms: Full time permanent (part time working and job share will be considered)

 

About the position

The local governors of Looe Community Academy warmly welcome applications from inspirational practitioners who share our commitment to excellence and our passion for achieving the very best outcomes for all our learners.

We warmly welcome applications from expert teachers that can deliver Geography with energy and infectious enthusiasm to students of all abilities across KS3 and KS4, whether newly qualified or highly experienced.

The Humanities department is staffed with subject experts and is very well resourced through our commitment to provide outstanding opportunities for learning, including well-appointed classrooms and direct access to departmental IT.

Our Academy is part of the South East Cornwall Multi Academy Regional Trust (SMART), which provides for outstanding local career opportunities, excellent professional development opportunities and access to expert support, advice, guidance and knowledge pooling from fellow practitioners in our partner schools.

 

How to apply

Please apply HERE via eTeach, using the Academy’s application form. We do not accept CVs and only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.

The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate their entitlement to work in the UK.

 


 

Teacher of Sport and PE - Maternity Cover

Start date: September 2018 or by negotiation

Closing date: Midday Monday 18 June 2018

Interviews: Friday 22 June 2018

Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Salary: TMS/UPS

Location: Cornwall (PL13 1NQ)

Contract type and terms: Fixed term (maternity) - female applicants only

 

About the position

The local governors of Looe Community Academy warmly welcome applications from inspirational practitioners who share our commitment to excellence and our passion for achieving the very best outcomes for all our learners.

We warmly welcome applications from expert teachers that can deliver Sport and PE safely and with energy and infectious enthusiasm to students of all abilities across KS3 and KS4, whether newly qualified or highly experienced.

Due to the need for supervision of changing rooms, there is a genuine occupational requirement for a female member of staff.

The Sport and PE department is staffed with subject experts and is very well resourced through our commitment to provide outstanding opportunities for learning, including well-appointed sports facilities, such as our sports hall, main hall, astro turf pitch, hard courts and extensive grassed pitches; there is also access to classrooms and IT suites.

Our Academy is part of the South East Cornwall Multi Academy Regional Trust (SMART), which provides for outstanding local career opportunities, excellent professional development opportunities and access to expert support, advice, guidance and knowledge pooling from fellow practitioners in our partner schools.

 

How to apply

Please apply HERE via eTeach, using the Academy’s application form. We do not accept CVs and only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.

The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate their entitlement to work in the UK.

 


 

Exam Invigilator, Reader and Scribe

Grade B (£7.78 per hour) - casual basis
We are looking to appoint Exam Invigilators to assist our Examinations Officer with the smooth running of examinations throughout the year by providing invigilation during exams, together with reading or scribe support for students.  If you are calm, approachable and punctual, with a flexible attitude and good literacy skills then we would welcome your application.  Working hours will be variable to align with our mock exam schedule and the national examination programme.

Job Description & Person Spec

Application Form