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Required for September 2023

Teacher of MFL (Duo linguist to include French or German)

Full and part time considered


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.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, on a full or part time basis from September 2023. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and inspirational classroom practitioner able to deliver their specialist language at Key Stage 3 and 4 and their second language at key stage 3. It would be advantageous to be able to teach a second subject, it would also be beneficial to be able to teach their specialist language at key stage 5. We welcome applications from both experienced teachers and ECTs and can offer excellent professional development, guidance and support.  

The successful candidate will have: 

• An excellent track record of raising attainment
• Proven ability and enthusiasm to motivate students and staff
• The ability to support and 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. It is a calm and safe place, where staff and students work hard, achieve a great deal, and enjoy excellent working relationships. 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   
or more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Julie Haskell, Curriculum Manager for MFL at

Application deadline is Friday 31st March. Please send completed application forms, together with a short letter of application, no longer than two sides of A4 to:  (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).

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.