Head of Sixth Form

Head of Sixth Form
(Leadership Scale L6 - L12)

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. The successful applicant will require a cleared
Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are looking for an inspirational enthusiastic leader to continue to drive the ongoing success of our Sixth Form, who will strive to ensure that students achieve their academic potential, develop their character and well-being and to help them launch as young adults who make the world a better place. The post offers excellent opportunities to an outstanding teacher whose strong values are matched by administrative ability, leadership skills and professional ambition. We welcome applicants with leadership experience gained from teaching and learning, pastoral, subject or raising achievement leadership roles.

As an associate member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be proactive in promoting the College aims and supporting an ethos that promotes achievement and high standards

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.”

“Sir Harry Smith have continued to improve provision in the school’s large and growing sixth form.”
“Leaders and teachers are encouraging a sense of high ambition and aspiration among the students who attend it.”

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.

If you would like an information pack, please visit our website www.sirharrysmith.cambs.sch.uk Visits to the College are welcomed and for more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dawn White, Principal on 01733 703991.

Application deadline is 3 p.m., Monday 24th February 2020. (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: applications@sirharrysmith.cambs.sch.uk

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.

School website: http://sirharrysmith.cambs.sch.uk
Secondary Leadership
Staff category
Teaching Staff
Closing date
Monday 24 February 2020
School name
Sir Harry Smith Community College
Dawn White
DfE school no.
Eastrea Road Whittlesey Peterborough Cambs
01733 703991
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