Teacher of PSHE

Cambourne Village College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 6FR

This job expired on 24 June 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2022

Job details

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (12 months)



Teacher of PSHE job summary

Teacher of PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education)

To start: 1 September 2022

Salary: MPS or UPS

Contract: Part-time from 50% and fixed term to cover maternity leave.

EQTs: Welcome to apply

We are seeking to appoint a teacher of PSHE to teach across the age and ability range in our fully comprehensive, 11-16 secondary school. Ideally, candidates will have experience of teaching PSHE and another subject specialism, to be explained in the letter of application.

Cambourne Village College is an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated, over-subscribed secondary school, eight miles from Cambridge. We opened as an academy of the Cam Academy Trust in September 2013. Our ethos is aspirational and inclusive, our staff is highly motivated, our pupils courteous and hard-working, and we have excellent facilities. Planning is underway to open a 350 place sixth form, with 175 students in each of Years 12 and 13, effective from 2024. Joining Cambourne Village College represents a unique opportunity to work in a recently-established school within a wider, high-quality Academy Trust that gives excellent possibilities for professional and career development.

For any other information and to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Claire Coates, Principal, via email: ccoates@cambournevc.org Preapplication visits to the College are welcomed.

How to apply:

Please complete the Teacher Application Form located on the Cambourne Village College website (www.cambournevc.org/contact-us/vacancies) and attach a letter of application (consisting of no more than 2 sides of A4 when printed). In your letter of application, please explain:

The reason for your interest

Your relevant track record that confirms you could fulfil the expectations of the role

Any further subjects that you are qualified to teach

Your reflections on how you could contribute to the further development of Cambourne Village College as a truly excellent school

Applications should be submitted to: The HR department via HR@cambournevc.org

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Closing date: Noon on 24 June 2022. Interviews; following week. The College reserves the right to interview and appoint candidates within the application period.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post would be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory medical and employment references.

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About Cambourne Village College

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1175 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Cambourne is a new settlement, eight miles west of Cambridge. It is already a significant community and construction of Cambourne West, a further 2400 new homes with associated facilities, is under way on land adjacent to our campus.

Cambourne Village College opened as a new 11-16 Academy and Free School of the Cam Academy Trust (formerly the Comberton Academy Trust) in September 2013. The College opened with six forms of Year 7 pupils and grew by one new intake each year, our fourth intake reaching Year 11 in September 2020. CamVC was initially built for a roll of 750 students, but has expanded rapidly to accommodate nine forms of entry, with a current roll of approximately 1230. Our intake is truly comprehensive, with 30% of the dwellings in Cambourne comprising social housing whilst the remainder is mainly mixed, new, privately-owned houses. We are now working with the Local Authority to expand our accommodation to admit up to 1650 students (11 forms of entry) in our 11-16 school. As the logical sequence to our rapid and successful growth, planning is also underway to open a 350 place sixth form, with 175 students in each of Years 12 and 13, both effective from 2024. Students in our current Year 9 will be first to access this provision. Building plans are well developed and our Heads of Departments. The school has rapidly gained the support of the local community and co-operates strongly with its four catchment primary schools, all situated in Cambourne.

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