Curriculum Manager for Science, Peterborough

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Sir Harry Smith Community CollegePeterborough
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Curriculum Manager for Science 

TLR £9,278

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Science to lead and manage our Science Department from September 2018.  This exciting opportunity has arisen for a leader who is passionate about the teaching and learning of Science with the impact, vision and drive to raise standards across all levels and abilities. 

Sir Harry Smith Community College is an 11-18 Academy, proud of its traditional values and innovative approaches to Teaching and Learning and its standards of discipline and respect.  The College serves the market town of Whittlesey, seven miles outside of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with forward thinking staff and school leadership team who ensure that the academic and social development of every student is at the heart of what they do.   

The successful candidate will have: 

• an excellent track record of raising attainment and examination results at Key Stages 4 and 5;

• a track record of outstanding teaching across all Key Stages;

• proven ability and enthusiasm to motivate students and staff; 

• the ability to raise the expectations and aspirations of students of all abilities; 

• a desire to share experiences and good practice with colleagues.    

The post offers excellent opportunities to an outstanding teacher whose strong values are matched by administrative ability, leadership skills and professional ambition.    

We are committed to providing excellent CPD for Middle Leaders.  For all new Heads of Department, we offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme.  You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the College. 

The College is part of the Aspire Learning Trust working together with Park Lane and New Road Primary Schools, also in Whittlesey, to help every child achieve their full potential, to prepare them for their next educational steps, to teach them kindness and respect for all and to equip them to play a full satisfying role in society.   

If you would like an information pack, please telephone Angela Shaw on 01733 703991 or email      Alternatively, to download an information pack, please visit our website    For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dawn White, Principal at the College.     

Applications close noon, Monday 19th March 2018.   (We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we consider that we have received an appropriate number of suitable candidates for the post).  Please send completed applications to

Applicants are thanked for their interest in Sir Harry Smith Community College.  Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will require a cleared Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Sir Harry Smith Community College
Address: Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 1XB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1733 703 991