History Teacher job summary
About us and the role
Avanti House 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. The ‘Avanti Way’ is a transformative approach to education based upon the three pillars of educational excellence, character formation and spiritual insight.
For September 2022 we are looking to appoint a History Teacher to join a highly successful History Department within the Humanities faculty. We are seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated Teacher of History and Politics to join our successful and creative team. The successful candidate should be passionate, have exceptional subject and a drive to deliver engaging and inspiring lessons to our enthusiastic students. The post will require History to be taught at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. There is the potential to teach Government and Politics for the right candidate.
Avanti House achieves significantly above the national average in terms of attainment and progress. The school scored a Progress 8 value of +1.19 with 94% of students achieving at least a Grade 4+ in Maths and English. In History, students have achieved an entire grade higher than the national average at GCSE (6.2). At A Level we received the top score of a Grade 1 in Alps and Government and Politics as new A Level will have the cohort sit their first examinations in the Summer of 2023. The exceptional outcomes are based upon the continued development of teaching and learning which is at the core of all decisions that the school makes, enabling professional development to be of paramount importance developing all levels of staff
Avanti schools are Hindu-designated faith schools. However, all staff members at Avanti House School will not be required to present themselves from any specific faith background and there will be no preference given in this regard. This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues its journey to outstanding. Avanti House provides an extensive professional development network through the Avanti Institute including an excellent ECT and ECT plus one programme of development- Avanti Institute – Part of the Avanti Schools Trust
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.
What will you do?
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
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
For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description
What are we looking for?
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 view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.
Avanti Services Limited 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 ensuring 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.
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