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Sir Harry Smith

Sir Harry Smith Community College

  • Teacher of Psychology (with Sociology/RE)

    Required for September 2021

    Teacher of Psychology (with Sociology/RE)

    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. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment history references.


    We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Psychology, with Sociology or RE 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 who will be supported in developing their practices in the classroom through various CPD opportunities, dedicated mentor time, a wealth of resources and continued support beyond the NQT year.

    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.”

    The Social Sciences and RE Department is well established and would like to recruit a new member to their supportive team. Applications are welcome from those who can teach a mixture of Sociology, Psychology and/or RE at all key stages.

    For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Nicholls (Head of RE) at or Luke Nichols (Head of Psychology/Sociology) at

    Application deadline is noon, Wednesday 10th March 2021 (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:

    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.