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Spiritual Wellbeing Lead

Avanti Park
Frome, Somerset
Contract Type
Part Time
Grade 5, £26,425 - £28,288 per annum pro rata.
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
18th February 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1397644

Salary: Grade 5, £26,425 - £28,288 per annum pro rata. Approximate actual pro rata £12,680 - £13,574 (0.47983% FTE)

About us and the role

Spiritual insight is the core of our educational mission, emphasising the belief in our unique potential across intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual dimensions. This role is at the heart of nurturing spirituality, creating a safe haven for students to receive emotional and spiritual support. Our Spiritual Wellbeing Leads facilitate authentic dialogues, encouraging introspection and growth, while also providing tools for wholistic health and well-being. Assembly presentations, small-group dialogue, and drop-in sessions are integral to our spiritual wellbeing support, and the Spiritual Wellbeing Leads facilitate students and staff in developing reflective habits and meaningful relationships via these offerings. At Avanti, we cultivate gratitude and purpose, fostering a satisfying life of contribution within our school community.

The Role

Avanti Services Ltd is seeking an exceptional candidate to join our school as a Spiritual Wellbeing Lead at Avanti Park on a permanent basis.

This is an opportunity for a gifted individual with excellent interpersonal skills to nurture and support our pupils at the very start of their spiritual journey. Working closely with teaching and key pastoral staff, the Spiritual Wellbeing Lead will help to create the spiritual ethos of the school, alongside the Leadership Team and supporting staff to enable further development of the school.

What will you do?

  • To contribute to the Spiritual Wellbeing provision at the school by supporting assemblies, school presentations and festival days.
  • To support the spiritual and emotional development of students and staff by providing drop-in sessions
  • To develop the Spiritual Wellbeing Lead role and responsibilities so that it contributes to the provision of the Avanti Way, including its implementation and assessing its impact.
  • Support the Wellbeing and Inclusion teams in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • To facilitate staff, student, and parent Spiritual Wellbeing Discussion Groups
  • To develop the wider school community including social outreach opportunities and parent workshops to ensure the Avanti Way is manifested in all aspects of a students life.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

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.

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent communication, organisation and presentation skills
  • Ability to adapt, work flexibly and work under pressure
  • Ability to act upon own initiative
  • Easy to approach and make themselves available for student, staff and parents
  • Exceptional listening skills and empathic communication skills

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.

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.


Safeguarding Statement:

Avanti Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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