Curriculum Manager for Technology, Peterborough

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Sir Harry Smith Community CollegePeterborough
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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS plus TLR £4,529
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspiring outstanding classroom practitioner interested in joining our successful Department of Technology as Curriculum Manager.  The post holder will provide professional leadership and management for Technology across the school, ensuring the department delivers high quality teaching, effectively using the resources available and to continue to raise standards of learning and achievement for all of our students.  The ability to teach Product Design from Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5 would be advantageous.  

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.  

In November 2014, Ofsted graded Sir Harry Smith as a “Good school where students are proud of their school and behave with respect and consideration towards each other”. We pride ourselves on our sense of community and Ofsted recognised that the relationships between staff and students were positive.   

The Technology department is proud of its success and we are looking to recruit a new Curriculum Manager who will be instrumental in the future of Design and Technology at the College.    

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 visit our website    Alternatively, email      For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Richard Potter, Deputy Principal on 01733 703991.  

Applications close noon, Friday 28th September 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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Address: Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 1XB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1733 703 991