This job expired on 22 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
L25 - L31 (£76,141 - £88,187)

Job summary

We are seeking applications from experienced and ambitious senior leaders for the post of Principal. We expect the successful candidate to take up post from the start of the spring term 2022. All of Avanti’s schools are shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

Educational excellence
Character formation
Spiritual insight

We are seeking to provide the very best for each and every student that will join our new school community, to foster a life-long love of learning, to nurture care and respect for themselves and others, so as to prepare them to be global citizens, keen and able to make the most of their individual talents and enrich the communities in which they will live, learn and work in the future.

We hope you like the sound of our new school. Please see our Candidate Pack for more information about the school leader we seek. If you are excited to share our mission and our passion for our students and their education, then we’d love to hear from you!

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss the details prior to submitting an application, please contact Mike Ion (AST Education Director) via to arrange a telephone call.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, Hindu, ages 3 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
417 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Contact phone number
020 8064 0532

About Avanti Fields School

Avanti Fields School is an all-through (4-16) Hindu-faith school which has just moved to a brand new, state of the art site in the Hamilton area of Leicester City. Avanti Fields School is part of Avanti Schools Trust. The school is rapidly expanding, and will grow year by year to a full cohort of 1,320. This is an exciting time to join the school as it moves into its new state of the arts building and continues its journey to outstanding.

Avanti Fields is a Hindu-designated faith school, part of the growing family of Avanti schools. However, staff and students at Avanti Fields School do not originate from any specific faith background. Applications are welcome from practitioners of any faith and from those of none; they will, however, be expected to be in full sympathy with the unique ethos and vision of the School.

School location

21 Furrow View, Leicester, LE5 0BX

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