Job Title: Assistant Principal – Inclusion Lead
School: Avanti House Primary School
Location: Stanmore
Hours: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Start date: January or April 2022
Closing Date: Thursday 28th October 2021, 12 noon
Interview Date: Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Avanti House Primary School is a faith designated (Hindu) state school looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to fulfil the role of an Assistant Principal with responsibility for Inclusion. Working with our Principal, you will join our dynamic school and be well supported by colleagues in all aspects of your professional development. You will be warmly greeted by our pupils and parents alike and our beautiful grounds and location provide an excellent stimulus for a rich and vibrant curriculum.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and talented professional who can demonstrate leadership skills across the school and model outstanding classroom practice, with responsibility for Inclusion across the school.

What are we looking for?

  • Has strong, inclusive roots in the classroom and is happy to model this to all staff
  • Has high expectations of all children, regardless of their starting point
  • Has experience in SEND provision (The position could suit an existing SENDCO who wishes to take on a wider school leadership role)
  • Can show impact in their leadership experience
  • Is committed to working with others
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning
  • Is a hardworking, imaginative thinker who has excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Is committed to supporting all aspects of the school’s work

If you are excited by thinking innovatively and working as part of a forward-looking team, then we would welcome an application from you. Please read the job description and person specification carefully and address the criteria in your application. We do not accept CVs.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange this.

Any questions can be directed to the Principal, Lalita Joshi, via the office details below:

Contact number: 020 8249 6831

Why should you apply?

You will be working in a fantastic environment. 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.

  • Teachers’ pension scheme
  • Development opportunities

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.

Please submit the completed application, equal opportunities and GDPR Consent forms to [email protected]