Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS1 - MPS6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Interview Date - 23rd April 2024

About us and the role

We are seeking to appoint a talented and dedicated Physical Education (PE) Teacher to teach our Primary aged pupils. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching and learning as well as understanding the importance positive relationships have within a school community.

What will you do?

  • 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 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
  • Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly

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

What are we looking for?

  • Genuine passion for lifelong learning
  • A belief in the unique potential of every student
  • Able to self-start, work independently and collaboratively as part of a team- whether led or leading
  • 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

Avanti Park School is a Middle deemed Primary school with pupils from Reception to Year 8. In our recent OFSTED inspection, the school was graded as 'outstanding' for 'behaviour and attitudes', 'leadership and management' and 'personal development'. The OFSTED report states that 'pupils flourish at Avanti Park', 'behaviour is exemplary' and 'warm, friendly relationships underpin the calm and joyful atmosphere'. Avanti Park is a wonderful place to work!

The staff at Avanti Park School are passionate about the school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all the pupils.

All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values.

You will be working as part of a team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our pupils.

The school ethos is shaped by three key elements for both pupils and staff:

  • Educational excellence
  • Character formation
  • Spiritual insight

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

Why should you apply

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.

You will be working in a fantastic environment, with:

  • A strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight
  • Great opportunities for professional development
  • Teacher pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts
  • NUS Card
  • Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes
  • Cycle-to-work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes

Plus many more


Further details about the role

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 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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Avanti Park School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
452 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 13

Avanti Park is built on three areas: Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight. We are very proud of our inclusive, warm and caring approach. Strong relationships between staff and pupils are incredibly important to us and are key to ensuring that your children will flourish and reach their academic and social potential.

All staff at Avanti Park School work in partnership with parents to ensure that every child is prepared to meet their life challenges, with high standards in literacy and mathematics as well as memorable experiences in other curriculum areas such as arts, craft and whole school festival celebrations. Through our curriculum pupils will gain a reflective, compassionate understanding of themselves and the communities around them.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@avanti.org.uk.

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