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“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.





Design and Technology Technician

Start date: June 2017 or by negotiation

Closing date: Midday Monday 5 June 2017

Location: Cornwall (PL13 1NQ)

Contract type and terms: Part time permanent (job share will be considered)

Grade E (scale E1 to E6)

Part-time at 22 hours per week (working days times arranged to meet the curriculum need)

38 working weeks pa plus 5.128 weeks of paid annual leave for under 5 years of service (total 43.128 paid weeks) or 5.893 weeks of paid annual leave for under 5 years of service (total 43.893 paid weeks)

Current pro-rata salary range for 22 hours pw/38 working weeks pa is £7,562 to £8,396 pa for under 5 years of service or £7,696 to £8,545 pa for over 5 years of service)


About the position

The local governing committee of Looe Community Academy is seeking to appoint a Design and Technology Technician to support our very well appointed DT department.

The successful candidate will be an effective practitioner with a passion for sharing knowledge to benefit the learning and development of all students undertaking the DT curriculum.

We offer students the opportunity to learn a wide range of modern and traditional techniques, with our current focus being CAD/CAM to engage our students in developing their products using the laser machine and 3D printer.


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.


Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form




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