“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.
Teaching Assistants (apprenticeship level 2)
We are pleased to offer 2 apprenticeship opportunities for Teaching Assistants to start in the autumn term. Training and apprenticeship support will be provided via the Skills Group, who are managing the application process; please apply via their website at:
The Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools includes:
- Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Functional Skills in English (Level 2), Maths (Level 1) and ICT (Level 1)
Mandatory units are:
- Child and young person development
- Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
- Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
- Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Schools organisations
- Help improve own and team practice in schools
- Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
- Support children and young people’s health and safety
- Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
- Support learning activities
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.