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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£35,347.00 - £51,872.00 Annually (Actual) MPR, UPR.

Deputy Faculty Leader for Science, specialising in Chemistry job summary

Deputy Faculty Leader for Science, specialising in Chemistry

(MPS/UPR) plus TLR2, currently £5,347 p.a.

Full time, permanent from 1st September 2024

The City of Norwich School – An Ormiston Academy (CNS) is a vibrant, forward thinking Academy, rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED, with high expectations for all its staff and students. We offer a broad and well-designed curriculum, teachers have strong subject knowledge and students with additional needs receive strong support. The KS5 curriculum ensures students learn what they need to be successful in their next stage and develop deep knowledge about their subjects beyond the remit of the formal examinations.

In the recent OFSTED report staff praised the collaborative culture of the school and students are proud to be a part of the CNS community. We are also the EDP Secondary School of the Year.

An opportunity has arisen for a committed and conscientious individual who would like to contribute to the success of our school by joining our team as a Deputy Faculty Leader in Science (Chemistry).  This role is suitable for those seeking leadership development and responsibilities and offers opportunities to teach at KS3, KS4 and be the lead teacher at KS5. For suitably experienced and/or interested candidates there could be the additional opportunity to teach KS5 Environmental Science. For more information about our leadership development please visit https://cns-school.org/case-studies.

Science is a large faculty with 17 members. Science is very popular in Sixth Form, with one of the largest cohorts of students with at least 9 classes across the three Sciences and Environmental Science in each year. At GCSE we offer the preference of combined science and triple science; with triple science additionally following in an option block. Our curriculum and assessments are bespoke to CNS and these are developed and reviewed by Deputy Faculty Leads.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • have high standards in all that they do
  • have a real passion for learning
  • are willing to try out new ideas and are ambitious for both themselves and the students

We offer:

  • an intense focus on pedagogy and professional enquiry
  • high quality CPD in an outstanding teaching environment
  • Leadership Development - https://cns-school.org/case-studies
  • the opportunity to teach a truly diverse range of students of all abilities
  • the chance to be part of a large, diverse and committed team

CNS has high aspirations for all its staff and students and provides excellent support, both professionally and personally, including:

  • a culture of listening
  • an induction programme to ensure you are equipped to fulfil the role
  • a review and development process
  • strong continued professional development to enhance subject knowledge
  • cycle to work scheme (once in post for six months)
  • on-site parking
  • admission policy for children of staff

If you inspire young people and want to develop your career in a thriving and ambitious school, please complete an application form by the closing date.

If you have not received an invitation to interview within five days of the closing date you should assume that your application for the post has not been successful.

For all posts, City of Norwich School – An Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

If you have a disability and have demonstrated in your supporting information that you meet the minimum (essential) criteria for the vacancy, you will be invited for interview.

This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

City of Norwich School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

For all posts, City of Norwich School – An Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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About City of Norwich School, An Ormiston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1763 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The City of Norwich School – An Ormiston Academy (CNS) is a vibrant, forward thinking Academy, rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED, with high expectations for all its staff and students. We offer a broad and well-designed curriculum, teachers have strong subject knowledge and students with additional needs receive strong support. The KS5 curriculum ensures students learn what they need to be successful in their next stage and develop deep knowledge about their subjects beyond the remit of the formal examinations.

In the recent OFSTED report staff praised the collaborative culture of the school and students are proud to be a part of the CNS community.

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