Posted: 14 February 201919/02/14 00:00:00
This post would suit either an experienced teacher or an ambitious and adaptable teacher in the early stages of their career. This is a rare chance to shape the English education of pupils from Year 1 all the way through to Year 13.
Dates: Apply by: Tuesday 26th February 2019 Midday
Start date: September 2019
Salary: Highly Competitive
Location: 152 Syon Lane, Isleworth, TW7 5PN
Contract type: Full-time
Contract term: Permanent
School Size: 1400 pupils at capacity in 2024 (100 per year group; 4 form entry; 650 pupils in September 2019)
Job Description: Teacher of English Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and talented teacher of English to play a key role in shaping the curriculum of our outstanding, multi-faith school as we move into year two of its secondary phase development.
Unique features of this role are:
Nishkam School West London will be a flagship school for our Trust, offering all-through provision on 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 journey will be one of leading your classes to excellence as the school grows to capacity, which will be immensely rewarding for the right individual.
Background: Nishkam School West London is an innovative, state of the art, all-through 4-19 school. Nishkam’s outstanding primary school opened in 2013 and the secondary opened in September 2018, with a four form entry in Year 7 of 100 pupils. The school is part of a highly successful Multi-Academy Trust (4 schools, 2 nurseries; 1 vocational college in Kenya).
As teacher of English at Nishkam School West London, you will work in a pioneering group, Nishkam School Trust (NST). NST is one of the first multi-academy free school trusts in the UK. The Trust has opened two free schools in Birmingham (a primary in 2011 and a secondary in 2012), both of which are judged Ofsted Outstanding, and a third, a primary free school in Wolverhampton. We are looking for a highly committed and innovative English teacher to work in close collaboration with other teachers in both the secondary and primary phases across the Trust.
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 mindset, 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 will commence in September 2019. You will:
This is an exceptional opportunity to work within a vibrant atmosphere and a supportive setting.
The brand new school is based in 11 acres of green space in an impressive purpose built single facility housing the all-through school.
Our expectations are that you will:
We will offer you:
Nishkam School Trust collaborators and partners:
Nishkam School Trust (NST) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.