School: Avanti Fields School
Location: Leicester
Contract Type: Full-time
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: Extremely competitive salary (please talk to us)
Closing Date: Monday 31 January 2022, 12 noon

Avanti Fields School is an all-through 4 to 16 school (2 FE at primary and 6FE at secondary) that has just moved to its impressive new permanent site in the Hamilton area of Leicester. The school currently has Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 students and will open for Reception aged children from September 2022.

This is a unique opportunity to help further develop our newest state of the art innovative school, which is shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

  • Educational excellence
  • Character formation
  • Spiritual insight

We are seeking applications from experienced and ambitious senior leaders (primary or secondary) for the post of Principal. We expect the successful candidate to take up post from September 2022.

We are seeking to provide the very best for each and every student that will join our school community, to foster a life-long love of learning, to nurture care and respect for themselves and others, so as to prepare them to be global citizens, keen and able to make the most of their individual talents and enrich the communities in which they will live, learn and work in the future.

We hope you like the sound of our school. Please see our Candidate Pack for more information about the school leader we seek. If you are excited to share our mission and our passion for our students and their education, then we’d love to hear from you!

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss the details prior to submitting an application, please contact Mike Ion (AST Education Director) via [email protected] to arrange a telephone call.

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.

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