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If you want to be part of a fantastic team who are committed to achieving fantastic things for pupils in Barnsley – we recommend you get in touch to discuss the possibilities.

We are always looking for experienced, enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to support us in our work.  The ability to work well in a team is essential and a desire to go on to study to gain further qualifications including Qualified Teacher Status is highly desirable. 

All vacancies will be advertised on

The Forest Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please contact one of our friendly staff in the office at The Forest Academy, Tel: 01226 284719 or to enquire about possible roles at Forest, or email Executive Principal Sam Bailey to discuss future opportunities within Wellspring Academy Trust. 


To make an appointment to visit the school or for an application pack for any of our jobs advertised below, please contact:
Miss Lucy Hodges – or telephone 01226 284719.

Please can all completed application packs that are not completed on Eteach be returned to Miss L Hodges by post or Email.
 The Forest Academy, Thornton Road, Kendray, BARNSLEY S70 3NG