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Class Teacher with the possibility to be Subject Lead

Krishna Avanti Primary School, Leicester
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
MPS 3 to UPS 3 + TLR2-a if Subject Lead
Start Date
22nd August 2024
12th April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
22nd August 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1410142

About us and the role

We are seeking to appoint a talented and dedicated Class Teacher, with the possibility to be Subject Lead, either English or Maths. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching to the highest standard, committed to maintaining a healthy, comfortable environment, and can develop their practice in the school. We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and talented professional to join our school.

The staff at Krishna Avanti Primary School are passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all 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

We believe in high expectations, challenge and support to enable our students to understand and develop into the best version of themselves. Through professional development, we support our staff to excel in creating a highly successful learning environment for our students and we are an ambitious team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

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

Additionally, as a Subject Lead, you will:

  • Collaborate with other Subject Leaders to effectively integrate literacy, numeracy, and ICT across the curriculum
  • Lead staff recruitment, induction, and development of initiatives to support educational excellence and staff well-being.

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

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 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

Additionally as a subject lead:

  • An effective and compelling management style that secures the buy-in of stakeholders and encourages confidence and creativity alongside high levels of personal and team organization
  • Resilience, the ability to work well with others and the motivation to support the senior leadership team in leading the subject areas through day-to-day challenges while maintaining a clear strategic vision and direction

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:

As this role will involve contact with children we will take up at least two references before interview asking about your suitability to work with children. Any job offer will be conditional on you having a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Criminal Records Check and Barred List Check, having the legal right to work in the UK and having satisfactory overseas criminal records checks if deemed necessary.
Krishna Avanti Primary School, Leicester

Krishna Avanti Primary School, Leicester

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