Frank Barnes School is an inspirational and dynamic place to work. We are a hard working team of dedicated professionals ensuring that each of our pupils achieve to the best of their ability and has every chance to succeed.

Frank Barnes is an innovative and exciting sign bilingual school for profoundly Deaf Children with a national and international reputation as a centre of excellence in Deaf Education. We have recently been awarded Outstanding Status by Ofsted for the fourth consecutive inspection and have a commitment to high quality education as well as your professional development.  We are a friendly, supportive school, based in Camden, a short walk from St Pancras International Station with good rail links across London and beyond. In 2015, the school moved to a state of the art building at King’s Cross and is co-located with a mainstream primary school.  You can find out more information about the school on our website:

We are committed to ensuring:

  • Every child develops a positive sense of their deaf identity and becomes a successful learner
  • BSL and English are taught to a high standard enabling our children to become fluent in both languages
  • Staff, parents and carers are fully involved in the life of the school

As well as being recognised as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted,we are a National Centre of Excellence, so can offer you unrivaled experience, training and career guidance and progression. The school offers outstanding facilities, excellent team spirit and the opportunity to learn and grow within your chosen field.

Current Vacancies

Finance officer

Grade 5, Scale point 12 Salary £25,833

Full time: 37.5 hrs per week, 52 weeks

Join us working for Kings Cross Academy and Frank Barnes School 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Finance officer with a professional, responsible and efficient approach who will take up post as soon as possible. You will be part of a team working under the direction of the Business Manager, working for both Kings Cross Academy and Frank Barnes School.

Our vision is that every aspect of King’s Cross Academy / Frank Barnes School should be the best it can possibly be. We believe every child is entitled to the highest quality learning. This means maximising children’s communication, creativity, thinking, physical learning and social and emotional skills as well as helping them to learn about learning itself.

We need committed staff to join our team and to help us achieve our aims.

You will be recognised as someone who is:

  • Committed to the highest standards of professionalism
  • Able to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children and young people
  • Able to work in partnership with parents and carers to provide high quality and care for the children in our school
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Able to prioritise and be highly organised

We can offer:

  • An amazing building in an inspirational location
  • A positive, supportive and friendly teams of staff and governors
  • Great resources and facilities to help with learning
  • Great professional development opportunities in our expanding school

Please read the Job description and Person Specification carefully before completing your application. You can download an application form from here, alternatively you can request an application form by email from Please note we do not accept CVs.

Completed applications must be received by midday Friday 17th January. Interviews will be held on Monday 27th January 2020. If you would like to speak with our business manager regarding the role please call Angela Scheffer on 020 7504 0533.

We are committed to safeguarding children and any appointment is subject to satisfactory checks and references.





FOFB (Friends of Frank Barnes) is the charitable arm of Frank Barnes School for Deaf children.

We are looking for fun and enthusiastic individuals who would be interested in joining our team of parents, staff and members of the community from a minimum of a year to provide a valuable contribution to our fundraising efforts.

We would only expect you to volunteer your time for one meeting every 6 – 10 weeks and possibly any fundraising activities or events we organise. Some experience would be useful but this is not essential. We only ask that you have a passion for raising money for Deaf children living in London.

If you are interested in joining our fun and dynamic team, please email us at

We look forward to hearing from you!


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