Teacher of Design and Tecnology

Avanti House School, Stanmore, Middlesex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design Technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541

Job summary

To enhance the school’s vision which aims to nurture each pupil on their own journey of self-discovery and is based upon the three key pillars of Educational Excellence, Character Development and Spiritual Insight.

 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
 In the spirit of the ethos of the Avanti Schools Trust, treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
 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
 Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards
 Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

Duties and responsibilities

All teachers are required to carry out the duties of a schoolteacher as set out in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document. Teachers should also have due regard to the Teacher Standards. Teachers’ performance will be assessed against the teacher standards as part of the Performance Management process as relevant to their role in the school.
 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
 Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented; EAL; disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them
 Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy including the correct use of spoken English (whatever your specialist subject)
 If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies e.g. systematic synthetic phonics
 Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment
 Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure pupils’ progress
 Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emerging needs and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study
 Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons
 Set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired as appropriate
 Participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments within the remit of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Free School, Hindu
Education phase Secondary
School size 949 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Avanti House School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@avanti.org.uk

School location

Wemborough Road, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 2EQ