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Sir Harry Smith

Sir Harry Smith Community College

  • Teacher of Science - Maternity Cover

    Required for February 2021

    Teacher of Science - Maternity Cover

    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 an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Science to cover maternity leave from February 2021 for approximately one year. You would be joining strong, dynamic and forward-thinking team.  The successful candidate will be able to teach at all Key Stages with a track record of supporting academic success. We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced educators.

    We are looking for:                                                                            

    • Passion and professionalism.
    • Enthusiasm and creativity.
    • Commitment and dedication.
    • Good classroom management skills.
    • Teamwork.
    • High expectations of yourself and students.

    We can offer you:

    • Students that are enthusiastic, appreciative and genuinely keen to learn.
    • Very supportive colleagues.
    • Outstanding accommodation and facilities.
    • Excellent professional development and guidance.
    • A wide variety of clubs, trips, events and opportunities.
    • A school committed to doing the best for its students.

    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   For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mr T Holland, Head of Science on 01733 703991. 

    Application deadline is noon, Monday 4th January 2021.   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.