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Associate Teacher/Teaching Assistant

Nishkam Primary SchoolBirmingham

Dates: Apply by 12pm, Friday 10th December 2021

Start Date: January 2022

Salary: Grade 3: £16,688.77 - £17,018.15

Location: Nishkam Primary School Birmingham

Contract type: Term–time (40 weeks during school term)

Contract term: Fixed Term until July 2022

Core Hours of Work: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday) 


The School

You will be working with a pioneering group, Nishkam School Trust, which is a flagship DfE Free School, and is the first multi-academy free school trust in the UK.  


The core of a Nishkam education is the triple pursuit of academic excellence, creating a community that supports children throughout their lives and nurturing a strong values-led approach to life.


Our children are a delight to teach, the School has exceptional resources, our teachers are enthusiastic and hardworking, and the support team is dedicated to the wellbeing of all pupils.  We opened in September 2011 as a two form entry school, for pupils aged 4-11 years, with nursery provision attached. We remain significantly oversubscribed.


The Role

To support the next phase of development the Governors are seeking to appoint additional experienced, bright, and enthusiastic Associate Teacher to join our friendly and inclusive school. 


The successful candidate will be:

• preferably a graduate

• committed to and able to support the school 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 assist teachers in planning  and preparation of lessons appropriate to the class and individuals

• able to support pupil learning in classroom settings, with individuals, small groups and whole classes as appropriate.

• able to assist in monitoring pupils’ progress and assess work to achieve individual progression and whole school improvement

• experienced in promoting the wellbeing of pupils, providing guidance and support

• able to communicate and consult with parents

• able to assist in preparing reports as appropriate


We will offer you

• a friendly and welcoming team

• hardworking and dedicated colleagues

• enthusiastic and diligent children

• supportive parents, carers and community

• a committed and fully involved governing body

• a well-resourced learning environment

• opportunities for professional development


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 an Enhanced DBS Check.


To apply:

• You need to complete an application form, which you can download from our website https://www.nishkamschooltrust.org/page/?title=Vacancies&pid=86 or contact the school office on 0121 647 6890.

• Applications to be sent to recruitment.npsb@nishkamschools.org by 12pm, Friday 10th December 2021

• Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Monday 13th December 2021 to attend an interview.

• Interviews will be held week beginning: Monday 13th December 2021



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