Norbury High School for Girls

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Current Vacancies

Geography Teacher

  • Closing date: Friday 29th April 2022, 09.00
  • Start date: September 2022
  • Contract: full-time, permanent
  • Salary: MPS/UPS Outer London

We are seeking an experienced Geography Teacher. The successful candidate should have excellent subject knowledge and a dynamic teaching style that engages students - they will work with the other members of the Humanities faculty to maintain a focus on progress; teaching and learning; and raising achievement. It is also expected that they will enhance the extracurricular activities offered.

The ability to teach geography to key stage 5 and another humanities subject to key stage 3 is essential.

Applications from ECTs are welcome.

Head of Drama (maternity cover)

  • Closing date: interviews to be arranged on receipt of suitable applications
  • Start date: 1st September 2022
  • Contract: maternity cover for one year
  • Salary: MPS/UPS Outer London plus TLR

We are seeking a Head of Drama to continue to raise student attainment standards and achievement within the department, enhance the teaching practice of others and be accountable for managing the subject/curriculum area.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about drama and theatre with the ability to inspire students and demonstrate excellent classroom management. Experience of teaching drama to Key Stage 4 and managing a cohort through formal exams is essential.

Head of Geography

  • Closing date: interviews to be arranged on receipt of suitable applications
  • Start date: 1st September 2022
  • Contract: full-time, permanent
  • Salary: MPS/UPS Outer London plus TLR

We are seeking a Head of Geography to continue to raise student attainment standards and achievement within the department, enhance the teaching practice of others and be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject/curriculum area. We have a thriving Humanities Faculty and alongside geography, history and religious studies we also teach citizenship; government and politics; and law.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about geography with the ability to inspire students and demonstrate excellent classroom management. The ability to teach geography to Key Stage 5 as well as another humanities subject to Key Stage 4 is essential.

PE Teacher (PT)

  • Closing date: interviews to be arranged on receipt of suitable applications
  • Start date: 1st September 2022
  • Contract: part-time (0.6 FTE), three days per week, permanent
  • Salary: MPS/UPS Outer London

We are looking for an enthusiastic girls' PE teacher to help us raise achievement across the year groups and ensure that all students, regardless of ability, are given an opportunity to experience a wide range of physical activities.

We have successful girls' cricket, dance, athletics and netball teams. We also study badminton, table tennis, rounders, football, Muay Thai boxing, handball and trampolining with off-site activities offered to Key Stage 4. We run a range of extracurricular activities and are looking for a teacher that can help further develop student opportunities in this area. 

Experience of teaching PE to GCSE and BTEC levels would be advantageous.

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For more information on any of the vacancies above please see the relevant attachment(s) at the bottom of this page.

For vacancies at our partner school, Kensington Avenue Primary School, please see The Manor Trust's site. Alternatively, visit the Kensington Avenue Primary School vacancies page directly.

 

What We Offer

"Staff enjoy working with the pupils. One member of staff typically commented, ‘I couldn’t be happier here.’ Relationships between adults and pupils are very positive and enable the young people to prosper. The school promotes good values well. Pupils like the school, show pride in it, and behave thoughtfully to others."  - Ofsted, 2017

Norbury High School for Girls is an over-subscribed 11-19 girls’ school. Provisional data (Oct 2019) ranks us "well above average" nationally for student progress and very positively within the London Borough of Croydon. We were voted Best Secondary School in Croydon in 2019. 

The school has a supportive induction programme for all new staff and is committed to continuing professional development. Experienced staff are able to join our middle leadership and senior leadership training programmes and many of our teaching staff choose to enrol on our subsidised school-based MA programme that is run in conjunction with  St Mary's University.

The school is a member of PiXL. We share expertise and resources with Haberdashers' Askes's Hatcham College and Langley Park High School for Boys as well as with Kensington Avenue Primary School, a fellow academy overseen by The Manor Trust.

The school operates an optional health care plan in partnership with Simply Health and a salary sacrifice cycle purchase scheme. Our teaching staff are employed in line with the Department for Education's School teachers' pay and conditions document and our support staff are eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Norbury High is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. The school uses preferred agencies and, in line with our safeguarding commitment, is unable to work with any agencies without prior agreement.

Norbury High is fully committed to equality and accessibility. We value diversity as an employer and as an education provider; click here to view Equality Information and Objectives and our Equality, Race Equality and Cultural Diversity Policy. We strive to maintain a working environment where differences between staff are valued and an atmosphere of fairness, dignity and respect is the norm.

The school is committed to keeping your personal data secure. For further details, please see our Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notice (Recruitment).

How to Apply

Please apply using the online application forms for teaching/leadership positions or support staff as appropriate along with the Equality Monitoring Form (links to all three forms can be found above right) and Self-disclosure Form (link below). Alternatively, you can download and scan/print the forms below before returning to us by email recruitment@nhsg.org.uk or by post (marked 'Recruitment') to the address on our Contact Us page.

Please ensure you have read and understood our privacy notice (below) before applying.

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