Office Lead, Isleworth

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Nishkam School West LondonIsleworth

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6
Contract term: Permanent

Office Lead 

Dates:  Apply by 12pm on Wednesday 27th June 2018

Start Date: ASAP

Salary:   Grade 6 (FTE: £29,451.00 - £34,840.00)

Location:  Current (temporary site): 390 London Road, Isleworth, TW7 5AJ  Permanent Site Opening Sept 2018: 152 Syon Lane, Osterley, Hounslow, TW7 5PN 

Contract type: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 52 weeks per year 

Contract term: Permanent 

Overview: Nishkam School, West London is an innovative state of the art all-through ages 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)

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to make an important contribution to the next phase of development of Nishkam School West London (NSWL). 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 new school building and site will open ready for the new intake in September 2018. Nishkam School West London, (Ofsted Outstanding 2016), will also move to the new site in September 2018.  

Nishkam School Trust (NST) is one of the first multi-academy free school trusts in the UK. The Trust has opened two free schools in Birmingham (primary in 2011 and a secondary in 2012) both of which are judged Ofsted Outstanding and a third, a primary free school in Wolverhampton. 

NST has developed an inclusive values led multi-faith educational approach that nurtures pupils of all faiths and those of no particular faith. The Nishkam ethos is to help grow a selfless mind-set, aspiring to excellence as well as going beyond ourselves to serve others, to create supportive communities and to realise our true potential. This pervades every aspect of the school.

The Role

A school office lead works within the school office, under the guidance of the School Business Manager. It is a position of responsibility that covers day-to-day management of the school office and the staff within it – including supervision of the school’s administrative systems, pupil information, staff absences, liaison with parents and the production of key reports. This will require an element of flexibility and good self-organisation skills.

The Environment

The brand new school is based in 11 acres of green space in an impressive purpose built single facility housing the all-through school.

We will offer you:

  • A very warm and welcoming team
  • Hardworking and dedicated colleagues
  • Supportive parents, carers and community
  • A committed and fully involved Governing Body and Board of Directors
  • A new learning environment
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Terms and conditions similar to other academies and schools

Nishkam School Trust collaborators and partners:

  • King Edward High School for Girls, 
  • Elliot Foundation – Multi academy School Trust
  • Jubilee Foundation for Character and Values (University of Birmingham)
  • Three faiths Forum as a part of Tony Blair’s Faith Foundation

Nishkam School Trust 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 Disclosure.

To apply:

  • Please download an application pack at or contact the school office on 0203 141 8760
  • Applications to be sent to by 12pm, on Wednesday 27th June 2018.
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by Thursday 28th June 2018.
  • Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 2nd July 2018.

Job location

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: 152 Syon Lane, Osterley, Hounslow, TW7 5PN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 141 8760
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