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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade M1-UPS3 +TLR2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Genuine passion for lifelong learning
  • A belief in the unique potential of every student
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students
  • Clear vision and understanding of how to implement and sustain a high quality teaching and learning

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.

What the school offers its staff

We are seeking to appoint a Key Stage Four Lead with exceptional subject knowledge, to continue to inspire, shape and steer the team and curriculum in the right direction. We are looking for an innovative and strategic thinker with vision and ideas who leads by example and someone who believes in research informed strategies to accelerate progress and maximise our students’ outcomes.

This position is ideal for a candidate who is passionate about their subject, brimming with ideas and initiatives to help enhance teaching practice, learning and outcomes for all groups of learners. The successful candidate will lead a vibrant and enthusiastic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations. We look forward to hearing new ideas and welcoming the right candidate as a vital asset to our school, who will contribute significantly to shaping the future success of our curriculum, department and school.

The English department in Avanti House School comprises of a warm and wonderful team of nine outstanding teachers. Each team member is an expert in their subject and has the autonomy to exhibit their own unique teaching personality. What the team share, is a strong ethos for collaboration and conveying their passion of literature as a tool to evoke intellectual curiosity, spiritual growth and academic excellence in each child. This shared passion and collaboration creates a strong foundation for success and allows us to achieve the best outcomes for our students; we have a track record of successful GCSE results and A levels, with our last GCSE cohort attaining 81% of grades 9-5 in English Language and 79% in English Literature.

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.

Further details about the role

What will you do?

  • Be responsible for student achievement and progress in Key Stage English, including the use of whole school systems for tracking and intervention
  • Ensure that intervention is coordinated, rigorous, tracked and leads to impact, including one-to-one provision to support teaching assistants and after school clubs
  • Promote English and Literacy across the curriculum, including the organisation of external visitors, trips and competitions
  • Ensure that books are well marked and staff are adhering to the whole school policies through tracking and monitoring

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

Applying for the job

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About Avanti House School

School type
Free School, Hindu, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1201 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Avanti House School

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