01480 379 039

Required for September 2019 

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.


TLR £9,464

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced SENCo to provide leadership and direction for the Special Educational Needs department, to include the Enhanced Provision Centre, ensuring that they are managed and organised to meet the aims and objectives of the College.

This post is a key appointment in terms of enhancing and ensuring the positive life chances for our students through success and achievement. As such, we are keen to recruit a dedicated and ambitious professional who will add value to the College in both academic terms and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom.

The successful candidate will ideally hold, or be willing to achieve, the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and have at least two years’ experience of leading a SEN department. You will have up-to-date knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice along with the expertise to ensure the accurate identification of SEN needs across the College, ensuring a thorough assessment process.

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.” “Pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities, who attend the school’s enhanced provision centre, make good progress because they are well supported.”

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          For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Karin Bobrowicz, SENCO on 01733 703991.

Applications close 3 p.m., Tuesday 30th April 2019. (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 applications to   applications@sirharrysmith.cambs.sch.uk   Please note that the College is closed for the Easter break from Friday 5th April to Tuesday 23rd April.

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.

2019-04-04 Sir Harry Smith Community College Sir Harry Smith Community College Cambridgeshire PE7 1XB Eastrea Road


Linton Village College: outstanding in every category

Ofsted May 2012



Cambridge Road, Linton, Cambridge, CB21 4JB


Executive Principal: Helena Marsh, MEd


An 11 – 16 Leading Edge Academy and Teaching School of 874 students







We are looking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic Teacher of Languages / Head of Department (maternity cover) to teach across the age range (11-16).


The Modern Foreign Languages Department at Linton Village College has a national profile for its pedagogy and cutting edge practice. The team is comprised of energetic, supportive, friendly and creative practitioners who are committed to delivering engaging lessons and high attainment in MFL. We have one part time and four full time members of staff. In addition we are fortunate to work with a dedicated and supportive Spanish and French Language Assistant in lessons and with our Language Futures programme.


We welcome applications from talented and ambitious teachers who wish to join an excellent school and are keen to work in an innovative learning environment. The successful applicant must be able to teach French and Spanish. The ability to also teach French and/or Spanish to GCSE level would be beneficial.


Linton Village College offers an excellent standard of education. Ensuring a high quality learning experience for all of our students on a daily basis is our core priority. This is underpinned by a school community in which strong relationships, effective pastoral care and enrichment opportunities are of paramount importance. We have very high expectations and provide a nurturing, friendly and supportive environment in which everyone can thrive and achieve.


As the lead school in a vibrant Teaching School Alliance (CASSA) and within a cross-phase Multi-Academy Trust (CHET), it is an exciting time to join us. We support colleagues’ professional development in national programmes as well as through high quality CASSA training. We also enjoy effective links with primary partner schools, sixth form colleges and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to DBS clearance and satisfactory references.


An application pack including details of how to apply and an application form are available from our website: www.lvc.org.  Linton Village College supports flexible working – a job share may be considered for the right part-time candidates. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.


Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 7 May 2019.

2019-04-09 Linton Village College Linton Village College Cambs CB21 4JB Cambridge Road