Head of Music

1.0    FTE
TMS (£22,466 – 39,453) + TLR 2B (£4,544)

Pool Academy is situated 4 miles from the beautiful North Cornish coast.  The school is an inclusive 11-16 mixed comprehensive (800 on roll) with an excellent reputation. 

Governors wish to appoint an outstanding Head of Music with the ability and energy to inspire students and colleagues alike.

Our school is innovative and keen to embrace change and new developments.  We have a strong team based work ethic, which focuses on gaining the maximum achievement from our students, who are a pleasure to teach.  The school is proud of its strong ethos for learning.

We are looking for a strong leader who will push our music provision forward, someone capable of engendering enthusiasm amongst students for performing music.  We are keen to see a lively and sustained musical culture being developed over the next few years, as we value highly public performance.

If you relish the opportunity to make a difference to a school and children’s lives, then this will be the post for you!

Closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Wednesday 8th March.  Application forms are available on the Academy’s website.  Interviews will be held week commencing 13th March.

Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post will be subject to an enhanced CRB check.
 

Application Form

Person Specification

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes

 

Teacher of Computer Science

TMS / Recruitment & Retention Allowance for Suitable Candidate
1.00 FTE

Required for April 2017
(would consider June 2017 for suitable candidate)

We are looking for an outstanding (or someone who has the potential to be outstanding) teacher, who is able to further develop and deliver Computer Science across both KS3 and KS4. You will have the ability to inspire and enthuse students in all aspects of computing, including programming.  Some teaching of related subjects will also be required.  Applications from NQTs will be actively considered.

Pool Academy is an inclusive 11-16 mixed comprehensive with an excellent reputation.  Computer Science is an important part of the whole school curriculum, and is a popular choice amongst students. The department has been recognised nationally by being chosen as a Digital Schoolhouse, supporting local primary schools in their teaching of Computer Science, and we are a Lead School in the Computing at School Network of Teaching Excellence.   The use of technology to support teaching and learning is becoming embedded in the Academy with iPads for every student.  The Academy has won many awards for our innovative use of ICT; most recently ‘Best Secondary School 2014’ in the Education Innovation Awards.

Please download an application form below.  Completed application forms to be returned to Mrs Martin, Personnel Officer (dm@poolacademy.co.uk).

Closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 27th February, interviews to be held on Tuesday 28th February.  

Pool Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
 

Application Form

Person Specification

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes

Principal

Required for September 2017

Leadership Pay Scale
A competitive salary will be available for the successful candidate.

Pool Academy is a successful and highly ambitious school that prides itself on its rigorous self-evaluation and continuous drive for improvement.  We are looking to appoint an exceptionally talented Principal with a proven track record in securing the very best outcomes for all students.  Pool Academy is the joint lead with Penrice Academy of the Peninsula Teaching School.  Our Teaching School has an outstanding reputation for Initial Teacher Training and working with other schools across the South West.

The Governors are looking for an inspirational individual with high expectations of self and others who cares deeply for children and is dedicated to improve students’ achievement and aspirations.

Pool Academy is within 3 miles of the beautiful North Coast of Cornwall.  The school site is stunning and our grounds are amongst the best in Cornwall.

If you are interested in moving an exciting and well run school to the next level and implementing well thought through innovation, then this is the place for you.  Our students and staff are a pleasure to work with and Pool Academy will reward every effort you put in.

Visits to the school and discussions with the Principal prior to application are welcome.

Closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Friday 24th February 2017.  Applications should be sent for the attention of Mrs D Martin, H.R. Administrator (recruitment@poolacademy.co.uk).   Interviews will be held on 27th and 28th March.  Application forms are available below.

A C.V. must not be submitted in place of any information requested on the form.

Pool Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application Form

Letter from the Chair of Governors

Job Description

Person Specification

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes

Cleaner (Temporary Post)

To Start As Soon as Possible

£7.72 per hour, approximately 16 hours per week, 48.122 Paid Weeks per year

We are seeking to appoint a cleaner for a minimum period of 8 weeks to join our outstanding in-house team.  Previous experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.  More important is a commitment to hard work and maintaining the existing high standards.

The hours of work for the post are between 2.45pm and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in this post please contact Jef Carvelly (Premises Co-ordinator) (jc@poolacademy.co.uk)

Application forms are available on the Academy’s website.  Applications can only be accepted on Pool Academy’s official form. CV’s will not be considered.

Pool Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Email: recruitment@poolacademy.co.uk

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes