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KS3 English Teacher

Avanti Park
Frome, Somerset
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time
MPS 1 - MPS 6
Start Date
30th April 2024
17th March 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
30th April 2024
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Until November 2024
  • Job ID: 1406119

About us and the role

We are seeking to appoint a talented and dedicated Part Time KS3 English Teacher for a Maternity Cover. The ideal candidate will be someone who is committed to forming positive relationships with our students as well as someone who is passionate about teaching and learning.

Avanti Park School is a Middle deemed Primary school with pupils from Reception to Year 8. The Avanti Schools Trust took over the school in November 2019 and the school has improved rapidly since this takeover.

The staff at Avanti Park School are passionate about the school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all the 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.

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

• Teacher 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

What will you do?

• 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 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

• Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly

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

What are we looking for?

• Genuine passion for lifelong learning

• A belief in the unique potential of every student

• Able to self-start, work independently and collaboratively as part of a team- whether led or leading

• Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students

• Clear vision and understanding of how to implement and sustain a high quality teaching and learning

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 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.


Safeguarding Statement:

Avanti Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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