Norbury High School for Girls

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Maths Lead Practitioner

  • Contract: permanent
  • Salary: £60,122, L8 (Outer London)
  • Closing date: 6th May 2024, 09.00
  • Interviews: 13th May 2024

We are looking for an exceptional teacher and inspirational leader to work with our Head of Maths to advance the department through rapid progress and meet our high academic expectations. The role sits within our Extended Leadership Team and therefore offers the opportunity for career development via additional whole school responsibility and involvement.

Teaching maths from years 7 to 13, the successful applicant is expected to be an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher, able to lead with assurance and provide clarity on teaching, pedagogy and innovation within mathematics. It's further expected that they will be passionate about their work and strongly motivated to become an active part of our diverse community.

We would love to hear from qualified teachers with excellent leadership and coaching skills gained in a management role (e.g. deputy head of department) who are experienced at teaching maths up to and including key stage 5.

English Teacher

  • Contract: permanent
  • Salary: MPS/UPS - Outer London
  • Closing date: 9th May 2024, 09.00
  • Start date: September 2024

We are seeking to appoint an English teacher with excellent subject knowledge to our highly successful English and Media Faculty. This is a terrific opportunity to join a dynamic, committed and hardworking team.

In 2022, 87% of our GCSE students gained a grade 4 or above in English language or English literature which is reflective of the consistency in results we have achieved over time. We also offer English literature and media studies at A level; both are popular choices for our sixth formers and similarly excellent results are achieved in these subjects.

Our results reflect the high expectations of the department which is built on a foundation of teamwork. The successful candidate will work with us to maintain a focus on progress; teaching and learning; and raising achievement.

Art and Textiles Teacher

  • Contract: full-time, permanent
  • Salary: MPS/UPS - Outer London
  • Closing date: 13th May 2024, 09.00
  • Start date: September 2024

We are looking for a dynamic teacher of art and textiles for our high-achieving Technology Faculty. We are looking for candidates who are able to teach art and textiles to key stages 3 and 4 with a willingness to teach other subjects within the design and technology carousel if required. 

Art is studied throughout key stage 3 and textiles is a popular option at key stages 4 and 5. The art and design offer at key stages 4 and 5 includes the endorsements of fine art, graphic communication and photography. We have an extremely well-equipped department and have dedicated art studios and food tech kitchens within the faculty. We look forward to hearing from candidates who would be excited to be a part of our aspiring and forward-thinking team.

Head of Humanities (Associate Assistant Head) 

  • Contract: permanent
  • Salary: £64,229, L11 (Outer London)
  • Closing date: 10th May 2024, 08.00
  • Start date: September 2024

We are looking for an exceptional teacher and inspirational leader to advance our Humanities Faculty. We want someone who will strive to achieve rapid progress while maintaining the faculty's results and the high academic expectations of our school. The role sits within our Extended Leadership Team and therefore offers an opportunity for career development through additional whole school responsibility and involvement.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher of geography or history to years 7 to 13 who can lead with assurance and clarity re teaching, learning and innovation. If a history candidate is appointed, they would also assume the role of Head of History as part of this position. We are looking for passionate individuals who are strongly motivated to become an active part of this diverse community.

If you are a qualified teacher who possesses excellent leadership skills gained in a management role (e.g. as a deputy head of department) and have experience of teaching history or geography to A level, we would love to hear from you.

For more information on any of the vacancies above please see the relevant attachment(s) at the bottom of this page. Applicants who would like to visit the school or talk to us in advance of applying should contact Debbi McCardie (HR Manager for The Manor Trust) on 020 8679 0062.

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 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 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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