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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.



Student Support Advocate

Start date: May 2018 or by negotiation

Closing date: Midday Monday 23 April 2018

Interviews: w/c 30 April 2018

Working hours: 37 hrs per week for 38 working weeks per year (43.893 paid weeks, including holiday pay)

Salary: Grade G (currently £15,040 to £19,074)

Location: Cornwall (PL13 1NQ)

Contract type and terms: Fixed term (linked to specific funding, that has been secured to 17 July 2020), with possibility of permanent appointment


About the position

The governors of Looe Community Academy warmly welcome applications from highly capable, motivated, and student-focussed practitioners that share our commitment to excellence and our passion for achieving the very best outcomes for all our learners.

Through your bedrock of professional excellence and your motivation to champion the welfare of all children and young people, you will be an outstanding practitioner with a proven track record who can execute your duties with empathy, understanding and vigilance to ensure every student has the pastoral support to ensure they get their chance to be the best that they can be.

Our ideal candidate will exude emotional intelligence and possess an excellent working knowledge and proven experience of leading on safeguarding and child protection, working collaboratively in a multi-agency environment and providing support to families.

Salary and contract

Grade G (£15,040 to £19,074) working 37 hours per week during term time only. This appointment is linked to specific funding and will initially be on a fixed term basis to 17 July 2020, with a possibility of permanent appointment.

Further information

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Hazel Willars, PA to the Headteacher, 01503 262625 –


Job Description & Person Specification 

If you wish to apply for this job, please do so via the eTeach website here.





We are seeking a motivated and highly organised Senior Finance Officer to be responsible for the provision of effective, efficient and confidential 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 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 and details of the above post from our website:  under Vacancies or contact 01579 325732 to ask for information.
Closing date for applications is Friday 27th April 2018

Interviews will be held on Friday 4th May 2018
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.





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