Teacher of Psychology and Sociology, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:

Sir Harry Smith Community CollegeWhittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Psychology and Sociology

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 Teacher of Psychology and Sociology who is an enthusiastic and inspirational classroom practitioner. The successful candidate will be able to teach at all Key Stages with a track record of supporting academic success. We welcome applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs.  

The successful candidate will have: 

• An excellent track record of raising attainment and examination results;

• 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.  

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  For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Claire Beddow-Twigg (Head of Sociology) or Luke Nichols (Head of Psychology) 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.




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Address: Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 1XB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1733 703 991