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Head of Humanities

City of Peterborough Academy
Location: Peterborough | Job type: Permanent | Salary: MPS - UPR plus TLR 1B

Are you committed to academic excellence and to helping every child succeed?

Ref: 17-18/CPA/046

MPS - UPR plus TLR 1B

 Required for September 2018 or earlier


Closing date: 18 March 2018 at midnight.

About you:

As the successful Head of Humanities you will be an inspirational leader, with a real passion to make a difference and an ability to form effective relationships at all levels. You will lead a team of Teachers and work with colleagues and pupils to create an aspirational and successful department to, ultimately, help deliver improved outcomes for pupils.  To be successful, you will need to:

  • be committed to creating a culture of professional development focusing on high standards of teaching
  • be able to enthuse, motivate and inspire staff and pupils alike
  • be able to teach History or Geography to GCSE Level and be able to lead and oversee both subject areas.

About Us

Our academy was opened in September 2013 by the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) after a £13.8m capital build. Based on Reeves Way in Peterborough, the academy has quickly grown from strength to strength with the most recent Ofsted inspection in April 2015 judging the academy as “Outstanding”, noting pupil behaviour as “exemplary”. A dedicated team of staff aim to help support every child in reaching their full potential.

In Return

Working for GAT, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best.  All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.  As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.  

Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Emma Warner, PA to the Principal, on 01733 821441 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

TO APPLY please email a completed application form to stating the job reference in your email.



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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy or to request a paper application form please call:

0115 748 3344  

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