Our aim is to provide a transformative education for the
children of our community, by treating every child as the blessing that they
You will be joining a very strong academic faculty, with
good outcomes, great teachers and a superb curriculum. With a wonderful, fully comprehensive group of
students and the most inspirational building you can imagine, Open is a great
place to teach.
We would be delighted to hear from you if you are:
An excellent classroom practitioner
Able to teach at KS3 and KS4
Optimistic and enthusiastic
Interested in shaping and developing our music curriculum
for the future
Determined to make a real difference to children’s life
Open Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to
share this commitment. Any offer of
employment will be subject to relevant checks in line with Safer Recruitment
and Safeguarding procedures.
For further information and an application form, please
visit our website at www.open-academy.org.uk
Culture and ethos:
Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and
values in all aspects of work
Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high
aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement
which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management
Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across
the Trusts and their academies
Ensure regular open and honest communication in all
Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and
Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required
from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.
The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job
specification are indicative and may vary over time. Postholders are expected to undertake other
duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post
and the grade has been established on this basis.
The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC)
has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies
and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC
meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities
legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe
some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive
document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of
issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light
of the changing of DONESC.
The safety and well-being of children is central to our
ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the
Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and
Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child
protection practices of the Trust.