Associate Teacher/Teaching Assistant, Birmingham

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Nishkam School West LondonBirmingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4
Contract term: Permanent

Permanent, Term–time (40 weeks during school term)
Core Hours of Work: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday) 


Overview: Nishkam School, West London is an innovative state of the art all-through 4-19 school. Nishkam’s outstanding primary school opened in 2013 with the secondary phase due to open in September 2018, with a four-form entry in year 7 of 100 pupils. The school is part of an outstanding Multi-Academy Trust. (4 schools, 2 nurseries; vocational college in Kenya)

Nishkam School West London will be a flagship school for our Trust offering all-through provision in an expansive 11 acre green site. Opportunities like these are few and far between and will interest those with creative minds and high aspirations, seeking to inspire a new generation of children through a values led, multi-faith curriculum.  

The Role 

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

The successful candidate will be:

  • 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 
  • Applications to be sent to by 12pm,  Tuesday 24th October 2017 
  • Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by  Friday 27th October 2017 to attend an interview 
  • Interviews will be held week beginning  Monday 30th October 2017. 

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More about Nishkam School West London
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: 390 London Road, Isleworth, London, TW7 5XB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 141 8760
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Nishkam School West London is a mixed, non-selective, Sikh-ethos, multi-faith all-through school with sixth form situated in Hounslow, West London. The Nishkam School Trust also has schools in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Kenya. Nishkam School Trust...