Work at Nightingale

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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. 

Recruiting for September 2019 and January 2020

Job Title: Class Teachers (KS1/2)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Main Pay Scale

Closing Date: Ongoing

We recognize that our teachers are what differentiate us and we have ensured that through our move to a brand-new school in January 2019 that staff  have an environment that will enable them to flourish.  Specialist facilities include a dance/drama studio, a large learning resource space 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.
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. 
We are looking to recruit for September 2019 an experienced KS2 teacher who can support our children to achieve their full potential and from January 2020 an additional teacher for our KS2 team.
Please contact the Main Office via phone (0208 985 4259) or e-mail ( to make an appointment to visit the school or to be sent an application pack. 


Recruiting for Immediate Start

Job Title:  SEN Teaching Assistants for Upper KS2 and 1:1 with children in EYFS and KS1 

Contract Type: Temporary until  end of July 2019 with the possibility of conversion to a permanent contract as the school expands.   

Start Date: Immediate (or subject to notice period from a previous role)


Pro-Rated Salary for 33hrs 45mins per week, term time only - £17,140.62 (Scale 3, Spine Point 14)


Description of Role: 

Nightingale School are looking to recruit enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work with children of various ages including EYFS, KS1 and KS2.  Our ideal candidate will have experience of working with children individually and in small groups to personalise their learning under the guidance of the class teacher.  They will have excellent literacy and numeracy skills (minimum GCSE or equivalent in both English and Maths).  Experience of working with children with ADHD, Physical Disabilities and ASD is of benefit.  


We offer a range of extra-curricular activities at Nightingale such as sport, music, cookery, art, gardening and rock climbing.  A willingness to get involved with these is always welcome! 


Candidates are invited to book onto a pre-interview tour of the school by calling our Main Office on 0208 985 4259.  


Applications can be made by filling in the application form below. Closing Date: 20th July 2019


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