Assistant Headteacher (KS2 Learning and Teaching), West Midlands

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Nishkam School Trust (NST)West Midlands

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L3 - L11
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Headteacher Nishkam Schools Trust (KS2 Learning & Teaching)

Post Title: Assistant Headteacher KS2 Learning & Teaching

Dates:   Apply by 12pm, Monday 19th March 2018

Job to start September 2018 (or earlier)

Location: West Midlands 

Scale:  L3-L11 (£41,378-£50,476) dependent on experience

Contract type:  Full-time 

Contract term:  Permanent

Reporting to: NST Director of Learning and Teaching 

The Trust

You will be working with a pioneering group, Nishkam School Trust, which is a flagship DfE Free School Trust, and the first multi-faith academy trust in the UK. Three of the four Nishkam Schools are rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’. At the core of Nishkam education is the triple pursuit of nurturing a strong values-led approach to life, academic excellence and creating a community that supports children throughout their lives.

The Role

We are looking for a dynamic leader of learning and teaching to join our Trust Learning and Teaching Faculty and head up KS2 teaching and learning across our two primary schools in the West Midlands. The right candidate will have an outstanding record in learning and teaching, will have had experience of coaching, supporting and leading teachers and extensive experience of delivering CPD.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an excellent practitioner to hone their leadership skills and work in an outstanding organisation, committed to excellence for all.

The successful candidate will be:

  • an exemplary Class Teacher
  • an excellent and compassionate leader
  • a learner, committed to professional development and improvement
  • committed to and able to support the Trust ethos 
  • able promote high standards of attainment and behaviour
  • inspirational, enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • able to work as part of a team and take individual lead as appropriate
  • able to inspire and appreciate creativity
  • able to plan and prepare lessons appropriate to the class and individuals and alongside teachers
  • able to set and assess work to achieve individual progression and whole school improvement
  • experienced in promoting the wellbeing of pupils, providing guidance and support
  • able to coach, mentor and provide clear support

We will offer you

  • a very warm and welcoming team
  • hardworking and dedicated colleagues who are prepared to give selflessly for the benefit of the students
  • supportive parents, carers and community
  • a committed and fully involved Governing Body and Board of Directors
  • a well-resourced learning environment
  • wide-ranging opportunities for professional development
  • collaboration with, and support from, schools across the Trust
  • terms and conditions similar to other academies and schools
  • a strong commitment and innovative approach to staff wellbeing

Nishkam School Trust (NST) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS disclosure.

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Job location

More about Nishkam School Trust (NST)
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Head Office, Great King Street North, Birmingham, West Midlands, B19 2LF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 348 7665
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