Deputy Headteacher

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Hounslow
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Deputy Headteacher - Primary



Closing date for applications: Tuesday 8th May 2018 at midday, 12 noon.





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 phase is due to open in September 2018, with a four-form entry in Year 7 of 100 pupils, and expansion to four-form entry in Reception. The school is part of an outstanding Multi-Academy Trust (4 schools, 2 nurseries; 1 vocational college in Kenya).

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


The role will commence in September 2018. You will play a significant part in shaping the strategic development of the school across all areas of the primary phase and will be instrumental in the effective day-to-day running of the school.

You will become an expert in your specific areas of responsibility and have the opportunity to share your expertise with other senior leaders and colleagues across the Trust. You will also be part of a global community of charitable initiatives.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work within a vibrant atmosphere and a supportive setting.

Your leadership role will evolve as the school grows to full capacity in 2024.



Our expectations are that you will:


  • believe all pupils can and will achieve highly
  • build an environment through a values-led education that encourages compassion, humility and recognises all humanity as one
  • ensure excellence in learning, teaching and achievement across the primary phase within a faith-inspired, values-led school
  • ensure that standards of learning and teaching KS1 / KS2 are a benchmark for excellence and within the top quintile of all schools
  • nurture a culture that cherishes childhood, stimulates the spirit of adventure and ignites a passion for lifelong learning
  • develop and implement an enriched curriculum for the school that allows children to both further their own interests and explore new horizons
  • develop and maintain the support and active involvement of parents in their children's learning
  • build and nurture links within the local community
  • contribute to, and maintain the ethos of the Nishkam culture by drawing on best practice across Nishkam Schools, locally and nationally
  • work closely with the Local Governing Body
  • work in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team and teachers in both phases at NSWL.


In return, we will offer you:


  • a very warm, welcoming and talented team
  • 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 state-of-the-art learning environment
  • wide-ranging opportunities for professional development
  • terms and conditions similar to other academies and schools
  • a strong commitment and innovative approach to staff well-being



How to apply:


If you wish to apply please request an application pack by emailing Tim Field at


Alternatively, please contact Tim Field or Rebecca Bissett on 0207 259 8770 for further information.



Open day / Visit:

Opportunity to meet the Principal: Monday 30th April 4.30-5.30pm



Key Dates:

  • Closing date for applications: Tuesday 8th May 2018 at 12 noon.
  • Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Thursday 10th May 2018 to attend an interview.
  • Interviews: week beginning 14th May 2018


Your application is a direct application to Nishkam School Trust, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.



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.

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This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81117668

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