Year 5 Classroom Teacher, Wolverhampton

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Nishkam Primary School WolverhamptonWolverhampton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Post Title: Year 5 Classroom Teacher 

Dates:  Job to start preferably by September 2018

Salary: Highly Competitive 

Location: Wolverhampton 

Contract type: Part time or Full Time 

Contract term: Permanent

Are you a dedicated, enthusiastic teacher who is excited about the prospect of shaping the future of a growing school? Have you the vision, commitment and drive to help us continue to develop and deliver the best provision for every child? Why not visit our Facebook page or our website to find out more about us.

We welcome applications from practitioners who will:

  • Model and disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning for our children;
  • Be committed to on-going professional development;
  • Contribute to the wider life at the school;
  • Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment;
  • Be innovative, highly motivated and eager to take a lead;
  • Have good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of our team.

The School The core of a Nishkam education is the triple pursuit of: academic excellence, the development of a learning community that supports children throughout their lives and a strong values-led approach to life, which is nurtured and supported throughout and beyond the curriculum.

Our children are a delight to teach, and fully engaged in their values-led education. The School and Trust is exceptionally well-resourced with enthusiastic and hardworking staff, and the support team dedicated to the wellbeing of all pupils. 

The Role This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be a part of a team that will be shaping the school as it nears capacity and contributing to the next phase of development. Opportunities like these will be few and far between and will interest those with creative minds, seeking to inspire a new generation of children by embedding core values in every aspect of learning. Currently the school has a cohort of Year 4, Year 3, Year 2, Year 1 and Reception with two forms of entry to be added every year, reaching full capacity in 2020.

The successful candidate will be:

  • an exemplary Class Teacher 
  • a learner, committed to professional development and improvement
  • 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 very warm and welcoming team
  • excellent teacher pathways, membership to The Charter College
  • could have a possibility of a TLR associated to a subject or phase lead position
  • 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

We encourage you to visit the school to take the opportunity to learn more about us before deciding to apply. Please contact the school if you would like to attend.

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 or contact the school office on 01902 554 900.
  • Applications to be sent to by 12pm on Friday 13th July 2018
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by Friday 13th July 2018
  • Interviews will be held Wednesday 18th July

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More about Nishkam Primary School Wolverhampton
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Sikh
Address: Great Brickkiln Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3 0PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902 554900

Nishkam Primary School is a Sikh-ethos, multi-faith, non-selective school for girls and boys aged 4-11. It is situated in Wolverhampton, in the West Midlands. Formerly called Anand Primary School, it is now part of the multi-academy Nishkam School Tr...