Work at Nightingale

Interested in joining the team working to create the brightest and best school in London? We offer staff a dynamic and exciting place to work enabling them to teach with creativity and brilliance.
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We recognize that our teachers are what differentiate us and we have ensured that through our move to a brand-new school just two years ago that staff have an environment that will enable them to flourish. Specialist facilities include a dance/drama studio, a beautiful well-stocked library with views over Hackney Downs Park, bespoke art and cookery teaching rooms, an outdoor science lab and a roped climbing wall as well as state-of-the-art, comfortable classrooms.
Our current roles are outlined below and we encourage all potential candidates to book in with the Headteacher for an online visit or in-person tour of the school / informal chat prior to application. Current experience of teaching the National Curriculum in a UK school is essential.
We foster curiosity, creativity, collaboration, drive and bravery as our core values in both our staff and our students. We believe that hiring and retaining the best teachers who embody those characteristics are a prerequisite to high achievement from happy children who feel safe and supported to explore learning and developing their talents. We take care to create a friendly, stimulating, team-oriented work environment. And while our staff work hard, the Nightingale style is supportive, warm and welcoming. Feel free to arrange a visit to see the Nightingale difference for yourself.
Please contact the Main Office via phone (0208 985 4259) or e-mail ( to make an appointment for a visit.  
Agencies: Please note we will not be recruiting for this position through agencies.
Nursery Teacher 
We are currently recruiting for the position of Nursery Teacher initially on a 1 Year Fixed Term Contract.  Please find the job details and application form below. 

Nightingale Primary School has a full-fledged Nursery located in Tiger Way, London E5 8NA, offering teaching and professional childcare for children aged 3 to 4 and then they apply to the school’s Reception. We are looking to recruit an Early Years Teacher to join our wonderful EYFS Team at the school and help develop the Nursery as it continues to grow.

Our children are motivated in their learning and have good relationships and high aspirations. Parents are supportive and keen to work with the school to enhance their children’s learning and achievement. Their fundamental principle is to provide an environment and experience for children to be happy. By providing a balance between education, encouragement and fun, they offer a safe environment for children to express themselves and enjoy their early years.

Hours of work: 32.5 per week on Main Scale 1 - £32,157 per year. This will be fixed term contract from 1st September 2022 to 31st August 2023. Appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references, successful QTS completion, valid passport/visa and clearance from medical assessment and disclosure and barring service.

Closing Date: Monday 6th June, Midday.  

KS2 Teacher
NEW - Nightingale Primary are looking to recruit a Main Scale KS2 teacher to join our team from September 2022.  A Person and Job Specification may be found below.  The application deadline is midday on the 8th June.  
This will be a great role for either an experienced teacher, or an ECT in their first or second year as there are possibilities both for extra responsibilities or to join our established programmes for training and support for those earlier in their career.  We work closely with the Hackney Teaching and Schools Alliance (HTSA) through which we collaborate with a network of exceptional schools and receive a high quality training offer.  
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