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Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Avanti House Primary School, Stanmore, HA7 3JB

This job expired on 28 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

UNQ/MPS pro rata

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages job summary

Job Description

Avanti House Primary School is a faith designated (Hindu) state school looking for an enthusiastic individual to fulfil the role of Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (with an emphasis on Spanish). You will be well supported by colleagues in all aspects of your professional development. You will be warmly greeted by our pupils and parents alike and our beautiful grounds and location provide excellent stimulus for a rich and vibrant curriculum.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and talented professional who can model outstanding classroom practice.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about learning to the highest standard, committed to maintaining a healthy, comfortable environment, and who has a sharp eye for detail, to build on the school’s successes and contribute to our continuing development.

The staff at Avanti House Primary School are passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students. This is a unique opportunity to work in a school which is driven by three key elements for both students and staff:

Educational excellence

Character formation

Spiritual insight

We believe in high expectations, challenge and support to enable our students to understand and develop into the best version of them-selves. Through professional development, we support our teachers and TAs to excel in creating a highly successful learning environment for our students and we are an ambitious team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

What will you do?

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.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please download the Job Description.

What are we looking for?

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

Please see the Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for the role.

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.

Further information

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.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Avanti House Primary School

School type
Free School, Hindu, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

At Avanti House, education is about developing the whole child and providing opportunities for them to flourish within and beyond the classroom. It is the aim of the whole school team to help each child to become a successful learner and well-rounded individual who is ready to take the next steps in their journey.

Avanti House is a very happy school where the behaviour and attitudes to learning by all pupils are exceptional. When Ofsted inspectors visited the school in December 2019, they reported: “Leaders and all staff place a strong emphasis on promoting pupils’’ character and their personal development. These are key features of the ‘Avanti Way’ and the school’s aims. Pupils develop a strong sense of self-belief and an understanding of respect and tolerance.

The unique school community is vibrant and dedicated. All staff and parents come together to secure the very best outcomes for the pupils within their care. The relentless commitment and high expectations staff hold for pupils is truly remarkable.

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