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Job details
Employer Witchford Village College
Location Ely, Cambridgeshire
Salary Lead Practitioner, Humanities
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018


Lead Practitioner, Humanities  - from January 2018

Leadership scale L7 to L11  - Starting salary £45,743 

We want “Excellence as Standard” to be the default for all provision in College. We are offering a challenging and rewarding opportunity to join the Morris Education Trust (MET) in the role of Lead Practitioner - Humanities at Witchford Village College (WVC). MET is a recently formed and fast-growing multi-academy trust, currently including two Village Colleges and a new special free school with an autism specialism.  At Witchford Village College there is also a specialist autism unit and we pride ourselves in inclusivity and opportunity for all.

This role will see you inspiring and leading our dedicated team of Humanities Teachers to develop and revitalise these key subjects leading to strong results. You will implement your ideas for the curriculum to bring these subjects into the hearts of our students. 

Rated “Good” by Ofsted in 2016, WVC is determined to build on that solid foundation and have restructured the Middle leadership to create a team of Lead Practitioners as a powerful force for change and forward momentum.   

Close to the historic and beautiful city of Ely, we offer a rural location,  excellent for an enhanced quality of life, an onsite Gym and free parking.

Our Trust is committed to equal opportunities, to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of children and young people. All staff are expected to share this commitment and we ensure all our recruitment and selection processes share this commitment. This position is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Closing date: noon on Tuesday 26th September 2017 by email to  Interviews to be held Monday 9th October 2017. 

Please go to the Witchford Village College website or MET’s site  for more information and to complete an application form. Visits to the school can be arranged – Please contact Chris Terry, Principal on or 01353 662053.

If you require any further information please contact Laurinda Quinn, Human Resources Manager by email at or by phone on 01353 662053. 

About the employer

Information about Witchford Village College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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