Teaching Assistant

Avanti House School, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 2EQ

6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (till 21st July 2023)

Pay scale

Grade 3, £20,475 - £21,592 per annum pro rata. Term Time actual £14,361- £15,144 per annum (70% FTE)

Teaching Assistant job summary

About us and the role

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 House provides an extensive professional development network through the Avanti Institute including an excellent ECT and ECT plus one programme of development - Avanti Institute – Part of the Avanti Schools Trust.

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.

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 observe, monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies determined by the teacher
  • To provide support for pupils’ emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with school policy

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
  • 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.

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Services Limited 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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About Avanti House School

School type
Free School, Hindu, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1201 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Avanti House is a secondary school 11-19 school that opened in 2012. Currently there are 1202 students with a Sixth Form of 302. Avanti schools are Hindu-designated faith schools. However, all staff members at Avanti House School will not be required to present themselves from any specific faith background and there will be no preference given in this regard. This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues its journey to outstanding.

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