Principal

Avanti Court Primary School, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 1LZ

30 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    18 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

L18-L24

Principal job summary

About us and the role

At Avanti Schools Trust we believe every child deserves an excellent education. Our family of twelve schools collaborate, support and innovate to give every child the best start in life. We are looking for someone with a track record of addressing performance, driving change and raising standards and aspirations of all members of a school community. We invest in our leaders and teachers as they are the people that can make a difference to our pupils’ lives.

Interview dates: 27 and 28 September 2022

The role:

An inspirational leader with a proven track record of impact, who:

  • has the ability, ambition and drive to raise standards through excellence in teaching and learning
  • will put the learning and the well-being of pupils and staff at the heart of everything they do
  • will be able to support and coach staff in reaching their full potential to achieve the very best standards for all pupils
  • is innovative and creative.
  • will build strong relationships with pupils, families, carers, staff and the community.

The school:

Avanti Court Primary caters for children aged 3–11. The school is three-form entry, with an attached nursery with over 600 children on roll. It is a special place to learn; with a balance between developing pupils academically and spiritually. It is a school where everybody is made to feel welcome due to its nurturing and inclusive environment. The school follows the National Curriculum; enriched with educational visits, yoga and meditation, a unique philosophy and ethics course and Sanskrit.

If you are a highly-motivated senior leader with enthusiasm, high expectations, dedication and good interpersonal and leadership skills then please apply for this rewarding post. We look forward to showing you our school so that you can see for yourself the excellent learning behaviour fostered by all pupils, the resilience pupils demonstrate in their learning and the compassion and understanding our pupils and staff demonstrate towards each other. We are exceptionally proud of our school and our pupils.

For more details or to discuss this post please contact Mike Ion (Education Director) mike.ion@avanti.org.uk

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.

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

Further information

Pre-employment checksAvanti 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 InclusioWe 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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Supporting documents

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About Avanti Court Primary School

School type
Academy, Hindu, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
669 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Avanti Court is a vibrant primary school, which welcomes pupils of all faiths, backgrounds and learning needs. We are privileged to have children who are exceptionally well behaved and eager to learn, a talented staff, good facilities and, in 2018, we were judged by Ofsted to be a good school.

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