Avanti House Secondary School
SALARY MPS 1/UPS 3 This role is suitable for both newly qualified teachers and experienced teachers
START DATE September 2019
CONTRACT TYPE Full time
CONTRACT TERM Permanent
CLOSING DATE Monday 18th March 2019, 12 o’clock midday
For September 2019, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Science to join our high performing department at Avanti Secondary School. The position will be suitable for both a newly qualified and a more experienced teacher.
Avanti Secondary School is one of the top performing schools in the country based on GCSE outcomes. In 2016/17 we were in the top 3% of schools for progress in Science (top 1% for disadvantages students). In 2017/18 we improved our Progress 8 score and are looking for the applicant to contribute to the further success of our department. Science is a mathematically demanding subject, and you would be working with a school that performed in the top 10 from 6323 schools nationally for progress in Maths GCSE.
In 2017/18, our results were between 40 and 50% 9 – 7 in all three Sciences as well as Maths at GCSE. We look to recruit a teacher that can continue to maintain these high standards by reinforcing our expectations to achieve academic excellence.
The successful applicant will be able to deliver all three Sciences up to KS4. It would also be desirable if the applicant would be willing to assisting the Head of Faculty in running residential trips such as our planned excursion to see the Northern Lights in 2020.
Avanti House is a secondary school 11-19 school that opened in 2012. Currently there are 945 students with a Sixth Form of Year 12 & 13. The school will eventually have a pupil number of approximately 1200 and is already over- subscribed in applications for the year 7 intake in 2019. 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.
We are looking for an innovative and strategic thinker with vision and ideas lead by example and act as a strong role model to students. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations.