Teacher of Spanish and French
Avanti House Secondary School
SALARY MPS/UPS (£26,662- 42,498) This role is suitable for both newly qualified teachers and experienced teachers
START DATE September 2018
CONTRACT TYPE FTE 1.0000
CONTRACT TERM Permanent
CLOSING DATE 12 PM, Friday 25th of May, 2018
For September 2018, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented teacher of Spanish and French to our successful and dynamic Languages Department. The successful candidate will not only be passionate about their subject, and have exceptional subject knowledge, but also have a passion and drive to deliver and engage students in their studying of both French and Spanish from Key stage 3 to A level. The outstanding behaviour of our students truly gives you the opportunity to teach your subject and deliver exciting and engaging lessons.
Avanti House is a secondary school 11-19 school that opened in 2012. Currently there are 780 students with a six form entry of 180 pupils. The school will eventually have a pupil number of approximately 1300 and is already over- subscribed in applications for the year 7 intake in 2018. The school has moved to its new £25-million-pound building located in Stanmore. 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.
Avanti House secured outstanding outcomes both in terms of attainment and progress when its first cohort of students sat their GCSE examinations in 2017. The school scored a progress 8 value of 0.57 which is well above the national average, with over 80% gaining Maths and English above Grade 5. The exceptional outcomes are based upon the continued development of teaching and learning which is at the core of all decisions that the school makes, enabling professional development to be of paramount importance developing all levels of staff.
The Languages department in Avanti House School consists of a team with a culture of shared visions and goals and work collaboratively to achieve the best outcomes for our students. We are constantly looking to improve and nothing we do is set in stone, this flexibility allows members of the team to make significant contributions and feel valued. We look forward to welcoming someone who is brimming with ideas and able to contribute to shaping the future of our department. The ability to engage students and get the very best from them is essential.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
The DEADLINE for applications is 12 pm, 25th of May 2018.