29 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    15 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    3 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Contract type
Fixed term (Until 31st January 2022)
£17,981 - £18,152 FTE (actual salary is £10,519 - £10,619)

Job summary

 Avanti Park is a school that is committed to giving all children an engaging and enriching educational experience. The school has an ethos which is based on the three pillars of the Avanti Way; Educational Excellence, Spiritual Insight and Character Formation. Our school is welcoming and has a strong sense of community. Strong relationships between staff and pupil are at the heart of our school and provide the basis for our belief that all pupils will thrive here. 

We are based in the rolling greens of Somerset, 12 miles south of Bath, on the edge of the Mendips, with Bristol, Glastonbury and Stonehenge all within a 25 mile radius. 

The school sits just above the thriving town of Frome, with the park running alongside our site. Over the last 4 years, the site has been through a major transition, from a much-loved Victorian-era town hospital to a new school for the families of Frome. 
 The appointed 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. 

We are looking for someone who: 

·       Comes from any background, faith or non-faith, who has high aspirations and expects the     very best from all pupils 

·       Has 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 a good knowledge of the National Curriculum 

·       Is an experienced and outstanding Teaching Assistant 

·       Has an excellent knowledge of how young children learn and develop

Avanti Park is committed to the safeguarding of all children and as such we will seek references prior to appointment. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure Barring Services check (DBS) check. Please note that we do not accept Curriculum Vitae in line with our safer recruiting procedures. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd September 2021, 12 Noon 

 Interviews: Week commencing 6th September 2021 

Avanti Schools Trust is a family of schools that share the ideals of educational excellence, character formation and spiritual insight. Our inclusive approach to spirituality means that students with or without a faith background are always welcome at all Avanti Schools. 

Applying for the job

To apply please select the linkk below or visit our website www.avanti.org.uk.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
274 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Contact email
Contact phone number

About Avanti Park School

Avanti Park School is a Middle deemed Primary school with a legacy year 11 class. The Schools Trust took over in November 2019 and has improved rapidly since this takeover. This an exciting time to join as it continues its journey outstanding. staff at are passionate about our relentlessly focused on improving achievement opportunities for all students. All that work will need to subscribe ethos values seek improve develop their own practice performance benefit of unique opportunity driven by three key elements both students staff: Educational excellence, Character formation and Spiritual insight. We believe high expectations, challenge support enable understand into the best version themselves. Through allocated quality professional development, we teachers TAs excel creating a highly successful learning environment ambitious team strive ensure enjoy surpass expectations. 

Arranging a visit to Avanti Park School

 If you have any questions about the post prior to an application, please email Abigail Atkins - Principal: abigail.atkins@avanti.org.uk Please do also visit the Avanti Schools Trust website (www.avanti.org.uk) to find out more. 

School location

Avanti Park School, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1EU

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