Joseph Norton is an extremely special place to work. Attendance is high. Exclusions are exceedingly low and pupils make good progress over time. Parents comment that their children settle quickly and enjoy coming to school. Pupils say they feel safe and cared for. The school's approach, including nurture principles, social pedagogy and restorative practice, is unique in the District and we work hard to provide the best possible experience for the pupils we support. 

If you would like to join our fantastic team, please read the relevant job description and complete the application form at the bottom of this page. Your application will be held on file and considered for any relevant vacancies for up to six months. 

If you need any additional information, please get in touch with the school and we will happily arrange a visit or answer any questions you might have.  Current vacancies are also advertised on the TES and eTeach websites.

All of our non-teaching positions may suit candidates who hope to develop a career within the Special Education Sector. College/University graduates are welcome to apply as full training will be offered.  Joseph Norton Academy is part of Wellspring Academy Trust and is able to offer a career path for aspiring teachers.

Download an application form below:

Completed application forms should be sent directly to the Headteacher at

Incomplete application forms or CVs will not be accepted.