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New Vacancy

Teacher of Social Sciences (part-time)
Closing Date:
Friday 20th May

Dates:                          Apply by noon on Friday 20 May 2022
Job start: 1 September 2022
We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates earlier,
therefore early applications are encouraged.

Salary:                         MPS/UPS
A relocation package may be available

Location:                     Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Contract type:            Part-time (0.8)
Contract term:           Permanent

Do you have:

  • a passion for Social Sciences?
  • the ability to inspire students?
  • the motivation to make a real difference in a forward-thinking faculty?
  • excellent people skills?
  • a willingness to work hard to maintain strong outcomes?
  • a willingness to work with others and share good practice?

If so, Ken Stimpson Community School is the place for you!
Governors are seeking applications for a dynamic Teacher of Social Sciences at Ken Stimpson Community School to join the faculty with a proven track record for strong results.  This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced practitioner, or someone new to the profession, with proven experience teaching Psychology and ideally one or more of the following subjects: Law, Sociology, Child Care or Health and Social Care.

The Social Sciences faculty is made up of Law, Psychology, Sociology, Health and Social Care and Child Care. There is a strong and highly competent structure in place, led by a Head of Faculty and supported by a Leadership Team member, offering first rate line management of the faculty whose results have improved year-on-year consistently.

This exciting and challenging post requires an enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious, and energetic individual. You need to have extremely high expectations and will be teaching Social Sciences at Key Stages 4 and 5, ensuring children achieve to the best of their ability, regardless of their background. The successful applicant will also fulfil the role of a form tutor within the pastoral structure of the school and may participate in the delivery of our PSHE or Religious Studies curriculum. Either a proven track record of achieving successful outcomes or a testimony towards making a significant impact in your time within the profession are key ingredients that we are looking for to enhance our team even further.

We can offer:

  • excellent CPD and new staff support
  • an increasingly popular, vibrant, and expanding school which cares deeply for its students
  • collaborative staff who are committed to raising standards
  • a Principal and Senior Team that are keen to drive the school forward and are open to innovation and creative thinking
  • first rate line management of Social Sciences
  • superb opportunities for career development and promotion

We were inspected by Ofsted in April 2016 and rated a Good school. “There has been rapid improvement in the progress being made by pupils in a wide range of subjects” and “Pupils’ behaviour around the school is impressive. They mix well and move around the school in an orderly and calm manner.” Please see our website,, to access the full report.

Ken Stimpson Community School is committed to equality of opportunity and safeguarding the welfare of children. Applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

  • For application details and an application form, please visit the ‘Current Vacancies’ page at 
  • If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, or arrange a school visit, please contact Paul Swift (Assistant Principal) by email at p.swift [at] or via telephone 01733 765950
  • Please return completed applications to Pauline Greenwood at p.greenwood [at]  by noon on Friday 20 May 2022

Application Forms

For Teaching Appointments please click here to download the application form. The vacancy itself may also request further information.

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For Support Staff Appointments please click here to download the application form. The vacancy itself may also request further information.

Ken Stimpson Community School
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