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Sir Harry Smith

Sir Harry Smith Community College


    Required for September 2021


    Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.10pm, term time only

    Level 3, Point 7 £20,092 full time (£14,772 pro rata)

    This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment history references.

    This is an exciting opportunity to take on a key role at the College as a Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant/Admin Assistant. You will to be asked to supervise students in the classroom during the short-term absence of the assigned teacher, ensuring that students remain on task with the work that they have been set and to manage their behaviour whilst they undertake this work ensuring a productive environment. The role requires candidates to be flexible, patient and confident.

    The role will be Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.10pm with an hour break during the day. Salary commences at £14,772 per annum.

    Sir Harry Smith Community College is an 11-18 Academy with over 1,000 students on roll, 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, 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.”

    Application information is available on the College website: or, for an informal discussion about the role, please contact George Pettitt, Assistant Principal, on 01733 703991 or at

    The closing date for applications is noon, Friday 10th September 2021. Please send completed application forms, together with a short letter of introduction to:

    Please note that the College is closed from 22nd July to 1st September and interviews are expected to take place in early September.

    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.