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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    14 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31st August 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3, £24,325 - £24,676 per annum pro rata. Approximate pro rata £18,805 - £19,076 pro rata (0.77307)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for two innovative and inspirational Teaching Assistants 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.

What will you do?

  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher in the planning and implementation of work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils or the whole class to promote effective teaching and learning.
  • During the short-term absence of the class teacher a Level 3 teaching assistant may be required to supervise the whole class and deliver pre-prepared activities.
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupil and the classroom
  • To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.
  • To 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

What are we looking for?

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills based on effective communication
  • Has a passion to ensure every child succeeds and reaches their full potential
  • Ensures the health and safety of all pupils
  • Will show commitment to enhancing the school’s spiritual ethos
  • Is committed to their own professional development
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people
  • Will inspire, challenge, motivate and support the whole school community
  • Has excellent knowledge of how young children learn and develop

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

Whilst being a Hindu faith school, we are fully inclusive and will welcome pupils and staff from all backgrounds, with or without a faith. This exciting opportunity to join the school at the start of its journey and help to create an outstanding learning environment for the children of Croydon. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence, inclusion and the school’s spiritual ethos.

You will be working as part of a team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our students.

This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

  • Educational excellence
  • Character formation
  • Spiritual insight

Why should you apply

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.

You will be working in a fantastic environment, with:

  • a strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight
  • great opportunities for professional development
  • LGPS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts
  • NUS Card
  • Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes
  • Cycle to work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes

plus many more!

Further details about the role

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.

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 Krishna Avanti Primary School

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

Krishna Avanti Primary School, Croydon is a new school which opened in September 2016 and is the 5th addition to the successful Avanti Schools Trust.

Alongside our high quality provision of Early Years education, we offer practical 21st century spirituality, values-led lessons and yoga to encourage reflection; provisions that have led to outstanding behaviour and excellent attainment in our existing schools.

The ethos of our school is based upon universal principles of spirituality as exemplified in traditional Hindu thought, a truly holistic and fully inclusive education.

Arranging a visit to Krishna Avanti Primary School

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

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