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  • Associate Teacher/Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)

    Posted: 04 June 2019

    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.

    Dates:                                    Apply by 12pm, Friday 14th June 2019

    Start Date:                            28th August 2019

    Salary:                                   Grade 4 (FTE: £17,675 - £22,372)

    Location:                              BirminghamNishkam Primary School

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

    Contract term:                    Temporary (Maternity Cover)

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

    Job Description:                Associate Teacher Job Description

    Safeguarding:                    Safeguarding Policy

     

    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 Application Form or contact the school office on 0121 647 6890.
    • Applications to be sent to recruitment.npsb@nishkamschools.org by 12pm, Friday 14th June 2019
    • Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Monday 17th June 2019 to attend an interview.

    Interviews will be held on Thursday 20th June 2019

    Nishkam Primary School

    Birmingham