Year 4 Classroom Teacher (Maternity Cover), Birmingham

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Nishkam Primary SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Year 4 Classroom Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Post Title: Year 4 Classroom Teacher (Maternity Cover) 

Dates:  Job to start April 2018

Salary: Highly Competitive 

Location: Birmingham  

Contract type: Full-time 

Contract term: Temporary (12 months) 


The School You will be working with a pioneering group, Nishkam School Trust, which is a flagship DfE Free School, and 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, enthusiastic and creative teachers to join our friendly and inclusive school. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • an exemplary Class Teacher or a Newly Qualified Teacher
  • 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 plan and prepare lessons appropriate to the class and individuals
  • 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 communicate and consult with parents, and prepare reports

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 a DBS disclosure.

To apply:

  • You need to complete an application form, which you can download from our website www.nishkamschool.org/recruitment or contact the school office on 0121 647 6890
  • Applications to be sent to recruitment.npsb@nishkamschools.org by 12pm on Thursday 1st February 2018
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by Friday 2nd February 2018
  • Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th February 2018


Job location

More about Nishkam Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Sikh
Address: 3-7 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 9SN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 647 6890
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Nishkam Primary School is a co-educational Sikh free school in Birmingham for children aged 4 to 11. The school offers the full range of National Curriculum subjects along with faith and language studies.   

Headteacher 

Ruby Kundi &nb...