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Teaching Assistant

Role: Teaching Assistant
Start date: As soon as available

Salary: 5 point 9-11 (full time equivalent £14,943-15,942)


The Governors at Krishna Avanti Primary School in Leicester (part of the Avanti Schools Trust) are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant.

In September 2016 the school moved into Year 5 and is over-subscribed. The School has an inclusive ethos rooted in the teachings of Krishna Chaitanya, but welcomes pupils and staff of all faiths and abilities.


This is a unique opportunity to help lay the foundations of a growing and innovative school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:


Academic rigour and excellence
Character formation
Development of spiritual insight


We are looking for someone who:


  • will show commitment to working to support and enhance the school's spiritual ethos;

  • will enjoy a challenge and be able to motivate and improve a growing school;

  • is aspiring to become, if not already, an excellent classroom Teaching Assistant;

  • is resourceful and dynamic.

We are able to offer:


  • a strong vision of Educational Excellence - Character Formation - Spiritual Insight;
  • enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children;
  • a committed and motivated staff team, supported by an effective Governing Body;
  • an attractive working environment and newly built school site;
  • supportive parents and governors;
  • a hardworking team of professionals who are encouraged to have high expectations.



Closing Date: 08:30 on Monday 13th March, 2017

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 20th March, 2017