Vacancies

Kitchen Assistant

We are seeking a Kitchen Assistant to work in our busy kitchen which offers good quality, home-made food at breaks and lunchtimes.  We can offer up to 2 hours per day at £9.90 per hour (10 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time only).  We are seeking someone who can proactively support our talented Kitchen Manager / Cook and who could deputise if necessary, so the ability to cook and prepare food at scale is essential, as well as a positive, can-do attitude and excellent kitchen and hygiene skills.

To apply please complete an application form and return to office@solway.cumbria.sch.uk.  You will need to provide two work references in your application form, and undertake a DBS check if you are successful.

Complete the application form here: Application Form

Closing date 18th November 2022

Cumbria Futures Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced check with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Safeguarding our students is vitally important to us.  Our safeguarding policy underpins everything we do.

FULL TIME Teacher of MATHS & ICT, Mainscale

At Cumbria Futures Federation we work at the heart of our communities. Our small secondary schools are inclusive, welcoming and ambitious.  With a wide range of abilities in each class and an innovative curriculum, our ‘Good’ schools punch well above their weight and provide a unique experience for our students. 

We are seeking a full-time Teacher to deliver Maths and ICT lessons across our Federation.  Ideally you will join our small and friendly team ASAP but we will wait until September 2023 for the right candidate.  This is a brilliant opportunity for an effective and inspiring teacher to make a real difference to the lives of our students.

This role will be based across the Federation with teaching at both of our schools – Solway Community School in Silloth and Beacon Hill Community School in Aspatria.

Our small, friendly schools provide excellent opportunities to be involved in school-wide activities as well as the challenge of teaching across the age and ability range.  You will be determined and inspirational in the classroom, ensuring all learners achieve, whatever their ability.  As part of our small Maths department, you will deliver excellent lessons as well as contributing to the day to day life of our schools.  As we are small but mighty, you will have the opportunity to be part of activities and to take on responsibilities that are not always available in larger schools.

If you feel you share our values and feel you might be ready to take your next step in teaching, then we would like to hear from you.  We welcome applications from colleagues at all stages in their careers.

For an informal conversation about the role and what it is like working for us, please contact the school office to arrange a chat with our Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 30th November 2022.  Interviews will be held in the fortnight after the closing date.

Job Description – Classroom Teacher

TO APPLY

Complete the application form here: Application Form

Send with a covering letter outlining why you are the right person for this job to:

office@solway.cumbria.sch.uk

Cumbria Futures Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced check with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Safeguarding our students is vitally important to us.  Our safeguarding policy underpins everything we do.

Our vacancies are usually also advertised on the Cumbria County Council website:

https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/schoolsearch.asp

 

Kitchen Assistant

We are seeking a Kitchen Assistant to work in our busy kitchen which offers good quality, home-made food at breaks and lunchtimes.  We can offer up to 2 hours per day at £9.90 per hour (10 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time only).  We are seeking someone who can proactively support our talented Kitchen Manager / Cook and who could deputise if necessary, so the ability to cook and prepare food at scale is essential, as well as a positive, can-do attitude and excellent kitchen and hygiene skills.

To apply please complete an application form and return to office@solway.cumbria.sch.uk.  You will need to provide two work references in your application form, and undertake a DBS check if you are successful.

Complete the application form here: Application Form

Cumbria Futures Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced check with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Safeguarding our students is vitally important to us.  Our safeguarding policy underpins everything we do.

 

Teacher of Technology – 0.8FTE (mainscale) – fixed term

Cumbria Futures Federation is a group of schools located on the Solway Plain in Cumbria.  Our small secondary schools are inclusive, welcoming and ambitious.  With a wide range of abilities in each class and an innovative curriculum, our ‘Good’ schools punch well above their weight and provide a unique experience for our students.

We are seeking a 0.8 Part Time Teacher of Technology across the Federation for a fixed term of one year.

We positively welcome applications from colleagues at all stages in their career.  We offer a supportive leadership team, a professional research approach to CPD, a strong ethos of pastoral support and extra-curricular learning and opportunities to contribute to ongoing school improvement and leadership as appropriate.

The successful candidate will teach Technology across the age and ability range across both of our schools.  A specialism in Design Technology Resistant Materials would be preferred but not essential, we are willing to be as flexible as we expect our teachers to be.  We are equally flexible in terms of a full or part time contract for the right candidate.

We are equally flexible on start date – preferably ASAP but we can consider a later start date for the right candidate.

Our small, friendly schools provide excellent opportunities to be involved in school-wide activities as well as the challenge of teaching across the age and ability range.  You will be ambitious and inspirational in the classroom, determined to ensure all learners achieve, whatever their ability.

If you feel you share our values, then we would like to hear from you.  For an informal conversation about the role and what it is like working for us, please contact the school office to arrange a chat with our Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

Closing date for applications 30th September 2022.  Interviews will be held the following week.

At Cumbria Futures Federation we work at the heart of our communities, preparing our students to thrive in their future communities.  In our schools, everyone is engaged in making continuous progress in a safe, inclusive and ambitious environment.  We have the moral courage to live our values and do the right thing for our students.

Job Description – Classroom Teacher

TO APPLY

Complete the application form here: Application form

Send with a covering letter outlining why you are the right person for this job to:

beaconhill@beaconhill.cumbria.sch.uk

Our vacancies are usually also advertised on the Cumbria County Council website:

https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/schoolsearch.asp

 

 

Part Time Technician – Technology, Food and Art

20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year term time only
(plus up to 3 additional weeks if required) 
Actual Salary £8,900
(£19,312 Full Time Equivalent)

The two small secondary schools within Cumbria Futures Federation are inclusive, welcoming and ambitious.  With a wide range of abilities in each class and an innovative curriculum, our ‘Good’ schools punch well above their weight and provide a unique experience for our students.

We are seeking a Part Time Technician to support our Design Technology (Resistant Materials, Food Technology) and Art teaching primarily at Beacon Hill but occasionally across both of our schools.  As Technician, you will be willing to get stuck in with both supporting and helping students in classes and also preparing materials for practical lessons.  Supporting students might involve supervising use of machinery such as bench drills, scroll saws and CAD/CAM machines including our laser cutter and 3D printer.  Preparing materials might include making jigs and patterns, cutting and shaping materials ready for students to use, buying resources locally (e.g. food ingredients) or preparing art materials ready for lessons. 

Experience of safely using and maintaining electrical equipment such as routers, bandsaws (preferably with appropriate certification of competence) and DIY type equipment is preferred although training will be provided.  Awareness of health and safety considerations is essential, as is being willing to work with students and to appreciate and support differences in ability. 

In addition, you will part of our site management team and support the general maintenance of the school when required and your workload allows.  If needed by the school, additional work may also be available during holiday periods (up to 3 weeks).

We positively welcome applications from colleagues at all stages in their career.  If you feel you share our values, then we would like to hear from you. 

This is an ongoing advertisement.

At Cumbria Futures Federation we work at the heart of our communities, preparing our students to thrive in their future communities.  In our schools, everyone is engaged in making continuous progress in a safe, inclusive and ambitious environment.  We have the moral courage to live our values and do the right thing for our students.

Job Description – Technology Technician

TO APPLY

Complete the application form here: Application Form

Send with a covering letter outlining why you are the right person for this job to:

beaconhill@beaconhill.cumbria.sch.uk

Cumbria Futures Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced check with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Safeguarding our students is vitally important to us.  Our safeguarding policy underpins everything we do.

Our vacancies are usually also advertised on the Cumbria County Council website:

https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/schoolsearch.asp

 

Relief Kitchen Assistants and Cleaners – Casual hours

We are seeking Relief Kitchen Assistants and Cleaners to work flexibly covering absence, illness and holidays across both of our schools in Silloth and Aspatria.  Rate of pay £9.90 per hour.

TO APPLY

Complete the application form here: Application Form

Send with a covering letter outlining why you are the right person for this job to:

office@solway.cumbria.sch.uk

Cumbria Futures Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced check with regulated activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Safeguarding our students is vitally important to us.  Our safeguarding policy underpins everything we do.

Other policies and notices:

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and the successful applicant will be required to hold or undergo a suitable enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure.  However, amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020)) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’.  These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be considered.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website or via the Unlock website.

Short-listed candidates will be asked to complete a criminal record self-disclosure form to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered or protected, to be returned to the school prior to the date of the interview.  You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process.  If your application is successful, this criminal record self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure & Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed. 

In addition to the above, the school reserves the right to carry out an online search on short-listed candidates.  This will only include a search for information which is publicly available online. Please note it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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