3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover contract)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an excellent teacher to join our vibrant and friendly Geography department who can start in September or October 2021 to cover a maternity leave absence.
The department has and continues to have a strong reputation for the delivery of Geography at all key stages.
The Geography team has developed its own schemes of work at all key stages to deliver an inspiring Geography curriculum.
The Geography department is a friendly, collaborative and hard-working group of teachers who all share a common enthusiasm for Geography and students’ education.

Applying for the job

Please complete and return the Teacher Application form located on our website. Your application should be supported by a letter of application (consisting of no more than 2 sides of A4 printed) which explains:
• The reason for your interest
• Your relevant track record that confirms you could fulfil the expectations of the role
• Your reflections on how you could contribute to the further development of Comberton Village College as a truly excellent school.

Applications should be submitted to: Mrs L Atherton, HR Manager via email to latherton@combertonvc.org, by 9.00am on Monday, 17th May 2021.

If you wish to discuss the post further or visit us in advance, please contact Scott Aitken, Head of Geography, via email saitken@combertonvc.org .

Please note: we do not accept CVs.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1906 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Comberton Village College

We are a highly successful, community mixed comprehensive school with Teaching School status in a pleasant rural setting only 5 miles from the centre of Cambridge. We currently have around 1800 11-18 pupils on roll including our sixth form centre that opened in September 2011.

Our pupils are well motivated, staff morale is excellent and examination results at KS4 are outstanding: in summer 2019 the total grades at 9-7/A*-A were 48%, 9-4/A*-C were 87% with 83% of pupils achieving at least a grade 4 in English and maths. Our Progress 8 figure in 2018 was +0.56 which placed us amongst the best secondary schools in the country. At KS5, the Sixth Form’s results are in the top 5% nationally for student progress made against predictors, with 31% of all grades in 2019 at A*/A grades. The school has consistently been rated by Ofsted as Outstanding over very many years.

School location

West Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7DU

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