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Staff Vacancies and Vacancy Enquiries

Thank you for your interest in joining us at
Chipping Norton School.

We're a high performing school

CNS is a high performing, fully comprehensive, and thriving 11-18 school. We employ one hundred members of staff, one third of whom are not teachers. Between us we commit to excellence and seek to ensure their education promotes lifelong confidence, happiness, hope and fulfilment. Read more about our vision and values here.

We're committed to professional development

The staff at CNS are our most important and precious resource, and the key to every student’s success. The continued professional development and learning (CPDL) of every employee is at the heart of our ethos. In addition, we are committed to our staff and work in conjunction with the Oxfordshire Teaching School Hub (OTSB), Oxfordshire Teacher Training (OTT), and Oxfordshire Teaching School Alliance (OTSA), to offer the very best in professional learning for colleagues at every level.

If you cannot see a post that interests you then please complete this short enquiry form and tell us a bit more about yourself and how you might join our journey.

Do you share our values?

We are seeking staff that embrace our four values:

  • The courage to commit to being even better tomorrow than we are today.
  • The compassion to treat ourselves and others with patience, understanding and respect.
  • The curiosity to consider how we might improve our practice and learn from the very best.
  • The creativity to constantly improve and evolve in order to meet the changing needs in education and society.

A great place to work

What we will offer:

  • Impeccably behaved students who truly value what we do and what we offer.
  • Superb curriculum resources that are rooted in decluttered, successful and empowering teaching and learning principles.
  • A genuine commitment to high quality appraisal and CPDL that is rooted in the belief that everyone is learning all of the time.
  • Staff wellbeing as a priority – we care about our staff as professionals and as individuals with their own lives, commitments, needs and aspirations.
  • A commitment to fostering courageous and compassionate hearts, alongside curious and creative minds

The River Learning Trust and Chipping Norton School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.  You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

If you are considering applying for a position at Chipping Norton School, please take this opportunity to access and read our safer recruitment documentation.

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