“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.


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 Maths (Temporary for Maternity)

Applications from NQTs are very welcome

Start date: February 2019 (exact date to be confirmed)

Closing date: 1200 Monday 17 December 2018

Salary: TMS/UPS

Location: Cornwall (PL13 1NQ)

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


About the position

The local governors of Looe Community Academy warmly welcome applications to cover maternity leave from teachers of Maths that share our commitment to excellence and our passion for achieving the very best outcomes for all our learners.

If you can teach Maths with energy and inspiration to students of all abilities across KS3 and KS4 then we would like to hear from you, whether you are newly qualified or bring a wealth of teaching experience, as we are looking for the right person to supplement our existing high achieving Maths team.

The Maths department is staffed with subject experts and is very well resourced through our commitment to provide outstanding opportunities for learning.

We are 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 using the Academy’s application pack which can be accessed via the e-teach website, HERE.

We do not accept CVs and only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form via e-teach will be considered.

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




SMART Multi Academy Trust logo

South East Cornwall Multi Academy Regional Trust (SMART)


Luxstowe, Liskeard, PL14 3EA

Tel: 01579 325732

SMART Senior HR & Finance Officer

To start:  March 2019

37 hours per week, 52 weeks pa


 Grade I


We are seeking a motivated and highly organised HR & Finance Officer to be responsible for the provision of effective, efficient and confidential HR & financial support to the Chief Financial Officer and the Executive Team of South East Cornwall Multi Academy Regional Trust.

The successful candidate will have strong inter-personal and IT skills, be able to prioritise and have proven experience of working in HR/ finance, ensuring a high standard of quality and accuracy in all work produced. Knowledge and experience of using PS Financials package would be an advantage.  The candidate will be based in Liskeard, but must be prepared to travel to different bases, as required.

Please download an application form HERE and download the Job Description HERE. Please email completed application forms to

Closing date for applications is Monday 14th January 2019

Interviews will be held on Monday 21st January 2019

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.




Business Apprenticeship – Level 3

We are looking for a Finance, Administration and Business Apprentice to undertake a Level 3 apprenticeship at our Academy.

There will be opportunities to develop a wide range of practical and transferrable skills by working with very experienced staff across our business support function.

If you are interested in applying, please follow this link to our long-established apprenticeship provider, the Skills Group.





Exam Invigilator, Reader and Scribe

Grade B (£8.50 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


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