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Swavesey Village College - -157 days remaining
Closing Date 17/04/2018
Gibraltar Lane, Swavesey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB24 4RS
MPS/UPS plus TLR 2.2 £4,442 Full Time and Permanent
NOR: 1200
Phase_of_EducationEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 11Maximum Age 16
North Cambridge Academy has a progress score of +0.23 (2018) and is in the top 30% of schools nationally and the top 12% of schools given its context. You are looking at a small school where you will make a profound difference to children’s life chances.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Head of History to join a thriving humanities department. All humanities subjects are taught to KS3 pupils and the PHSE curriculum is also delivered during humanities lessons. KS4 pupils study history, geography and RE at GCSE.

Our ideal candidate will be:
• A believer in the potential of young people, with a mind-set that all children can experience success.
• Committed to the pursuit of excellence
• A team leader with a strong desire to work collaboratively, to ensure that all members of the department can work to their best.

Teachers at North Cambridge Academy can look forward to a high quality induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities offered by our Teaching School status and promotion opportunities within the wider family of CMAT schools.

We can offer you
• Induction programme for new staff including unique CPD Trust wide package
• Weekly training sessions and staff meetings to ensure effective communication
• Leadership coaching from Trust wide professionals as well as in school training
• Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions
• Staff social activities, including staff fitness and wellbeing sessions
• Free breakfast in the school restaurant and free tea and coffee throughout the day.
• Ample on site car parking in a city location.
• A member of the CMAT Trust, there is potential to be promoted and/or work across a number of schools in a close geographical area.

North Cambridge Academy moved into a brand new state of the art building two years ago, which affords us an excellent working and learning environment. We are situated to the north of the city, approximately a mile from the centre of Cambridge. There is easy access from the A14 and we are close to the new Cambridge North train station. Cambridge is a vibrant university city with a growing reputation as a great place to live for both individuals and families.


If you would like to join an Academy demonstrating a serious commitment to impact on pupil progress we welcome your application.

For further information please contact Alison Gallagher PA to the Principal

The closing date for applications is 9.00 a.m. on Tuesday 17th April 2018 with interviews on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

North Cambridge Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people.


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