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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (20th July 2021)
Grade MPS 1 - 6, £29,915– £41,136 per annum (1 FTE)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and talented professional who can model outstanding classroom practice.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about learning to the highest standard, committed to maintaining a healthy, comfortable environment, and who has a sharp eye for detail, to build on the school’s successes and contribute to our continuing development.

The staff at Avanti House Primary School are passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students. This is a unique opportunity to work in a school which is driven by three key elements for both students and staff:

Educational excellence
Character formation
Spiritual insight

We believe in high expectations, challenges and support to enable our students to understand and develop into the best version of themselves. Through professional development, we support our teachers and TAs to excel in creating a highly successful learning environment for our students and we are an ambitious team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations.

Your key responsibilities:

•        Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class(es) ensuring equality of opportunity for all

•        Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct

•        In the spirit of the ethos of the Avanti Schools Trust, treat pupils with dignity, build relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observe proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position

•        Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/families, governors, other staff, the Avanti Schools Trust and external agencies in the best interests of pupils

•        Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards

•        Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please download the Job Description.

Skills required:

Deliver the curriculum as relevant to the age and ability group/subject/s that you teach
Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and pastoral arrangements as appropriate
Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils’ you teach
Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn

Please see the Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for the role.

Why should you apply?

You will be working in a fantastic environment. Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

Teacher’s pension scheme
Development opportunities
A strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight;
Enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children;
A committed and motivated staff team;
An attractive working environment;
Supportive parents;

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensure that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

Applying for the job

Application forms can be downloaded at www.avanti.org.uk/careers and must be submitted by the closing date above to careers@avanti.org.uk once fully completed. The successful candidate will be required to sign the application declaration on appointment.

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School overview

School type
Free School, Hindu, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
020 8249 6830

About Avanti House Primary School

Avanti House Primary School is a faith designated (Hindu) state school looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to fulfil the role of Class Teacher. You will be well supported by colleagues in all aspects of your professional development. You will be warmly greeted by our pupils and parents alike and our beautiful grounds and location provide an excellent stimulus for a rich and vibrant curriculum.

Arranging a visit to Avanti House Primary School

Please email ahs.primary@avanti.org.uk or call 020 8249 6830 to arrange a visit.

School location

Common Road, Stanmore, HA7 3JB

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