“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.
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.
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.
Staff Governor Vacancies
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Stan Minnette and Jerry Kevern for their personal contributions as a governors, which is much appreciated. As their four-year terms of office close, there are now vacancies for a teaching and non-teaching staff governor.
These roles, which are voluntary positions, are for staff to join our local governance team which monitors the quality of education provided to our students.
If you would like to apply, please complete an application form which can be found on the vacancies page of the LCA website, together with further information on the role of a governor, or from the Chair of Governors, Marie Long who can be contacted through the Clerk.
The completed application form should be returned to the Clerk, Sue Garton by email to email@example.com by Friday 17 November 2017. All applicants will be contacted in due course.
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.