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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 2, £20,740 - £20,916 per annum pro rata. Approximate pro rata £15,666 - £15,799 (75% FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills based on effective communication
  • Has a passion to ensure every child succeeds and reaches their full potential
  • Will show commitment to enhancing the school’s spiritual ethos
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people within the school.

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

We are looking for an innovative and inspirational Teaching Assistant who puts the welfare and progress of children at the centre of everything they do and are able to support our students in reaching their full potential.

Avanti Fields School is an is an all-through, faith designated (Hindu) state school which welcomed the first intake of Year 7 students in September 2018. 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 continues its journey to outstanding. The staff at Avanti Fields 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


Further details about the role

What will you do?

  • Work under the guidance of the teacher to support the teaching and learning activities in the classroom.
  • Provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of pupil(s) with special needs in the classroom.
  • Assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.
  • Promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

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

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.

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About Avanti Fields School

School type
Free School, Hindu, ages 3 to 16
School size
950 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Avanti Fields School is a new all-through school which welcomed the first intake of Year 7 students in September 2018. 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 School; we are an all-through; 3–16 Hindu-faith school – part of the multi-academy, Avanti Schools Trust.

Avanti Schools are extremely popular with Hindu and non-Hindu parents alike who want an outstanding, disciplined and inclusive environment for learning for their children.

Our established schools in London and Leicester are all at least rated good with outstanding features and have the highest expectations are our pupils.

Avanti’s faith ethos means high academic and moral standards and an environment that values and nurtures the best within all faiths.

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.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Fields School

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

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