Head of Food Preparation and Nutrition, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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Sir Harry Smith Community CollegeWhittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Food Preparation and Nutrition


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.

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Food Preparation and Nutrition who must be an enthusiastic and inspirational classroom practitioner who would be joining a strong, dynamic and forward thinking team.  The successful candidate will be able to teach at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 with a track record of supporting academic success.

The successful candidate will have: 

• An excellent record of raising attainment and examination results at Key Stage 4;

• A track record of outstanding teaching across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4; 

• 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.  

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 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.    

In October 2018, Ofsted recognised that Sir Harry Smith Community College continues to be a Good school.  They also acknowledged that we are “A vibrant, welcoming and caring school, in which pupils enjoy their learning and feel valued.”

If you would like an information pack, please visit our website     www.sirharrysmith.cambs.sch.uk          Visits to the College are welcomed and for more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Paula Coggan, Curriculum Manager for Technology on 01733 703991.  

Application deadline is noon, Monday 24th February 2020.   (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 application forms, together with a short letter of introduction to:   applications@sirharrysmith.cambs.sch.uk    

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

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