School: Avanti Fields School
Location: Hamilton, Leicester
Contract Type: Term Time, Full-time
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: Grade 1, £17,776 – £17,930 per annum pro rata
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Wednesday 13th October 2021, 12 Noon
This is a unique opportunity for dedicated and enthusiastic Administrator/ Receptionist to join our team at Avanti Fields.
As Administrator/ Receptionist you will play an integral role in ensuring the smooth running of the front office, and be the first point of contact for parents, students, staff, and external agencies. The successful applicant will support the school office and provide an excellent service to all staff, pupils, and visitors.
As the first point of contact when arriving at the School, the successful candidate will be welcoming, professional and organised and have a good knowledge of activities going on in the School.
The successful applicant will have experience of working in a fast-paced office, be able to multi-task, with excellent communication skills and the ability to react positively to the pressures of a busy school environment.
Avanti Fields School is a new all-through school which welcomed the first intake of Year 7 students in September 2018. The school is rapidly expanding, and will grow year by year to a full cohort of 1,320. This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues its journey to outstanding.
Avanti Fields is a Hindu-designated faith school, part of the growing family of Avanti schools. However, staff and students at Avanti Fields School do not originate from any specific faith background. Applications are welcome from practitioners of any faith and from those of none; they will, however, be expected to be in full sympathy with the unique ethos and vision of the School.
The staff team is passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our 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. This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school which is driven by three key elements for both students and staff:
- Educational excellence
- Character formation
- Spiritual insight
As a genuine all-through school, we are in the position to make a long term, lasting and positive impact on our students’ lives. The behaviour of learners in our schools is excellent and our parents, carers and students are highly aspirational.
We believe in high expectations, challenge and support to enable our students to understand and develop into the best version of themselves. Through coaching and time allocated to 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
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
We welcome applications from all ages, gender, background and from candidates with disabilities. Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.
If you have any questions about the post or would like an initial confidential discussion (not part of the assessment process) prior to an application, please email Manisha Wadhwana [email protected]. Please do also visit the Avanti Schools Trust website (www.avanti.org.uk) to find out more.
The deadline for applications is: 12 noon, Wednesday 13th October 2021
Interviews will be held during the week commencing 1st November 2021
How to apply
Please submit all applications, equal opportunities, and GDPR forms to [email protected] before the above deadline.
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