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Sir Harry Smith

Sir Harry Smith Community College

  • Teaching Assistant for History

    Required as soon as possible

    Teaching Assistant for History

    25 hours a week, term time only

    £18,198 full time (£11,737 actual)

    Level 1A

    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 supporting students within our History Department. You will support within the classroom and also in small groups, contributing to raising standards and ensuring they are able to achieve at their maximum potential.

    The hours of work are 25 per week, term time only, Monday to Friday, with an hour break during the day. At interview we would be happy to discuss flexibility of the contract regarding the start and end time of each working day.

    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.”

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Darryl Tomlin, Curriculum Manager at

    Applications close 9am, Tuesday 23rd November 2021. Interviews are expected to take place the following week. 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.