Deadline is today

  • Application deadline

    1 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

*Our opportunity for you

We have a vacancy for a Cover Supervisor.

This is an exciting time to join Landau Forte Academy, Amington. We are a forward thinking 11-16 academy on a mission to provide high quality education for our local community. We have high expectations for our students and our academy is built upon our shared values: ambitious, brave and kind.

As with all posts at Amington, we are looking for dedicated, committed and inspirational individuals to provide high quality teaching to our wonderful students.

If successful you will become part of our community. You will be supported in your career with opportunities to achieve nationally recognised qualifications. We care about our staff and staff well-being is integral to our decision making.

*Key information

Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Start date: January 2022
Salary: competitive
Closing Date: Wednesday 1 December 2021

*What we can offer you

A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment
The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic and happy students
Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust
A meal allowance, commensurate with your working hours
Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health
Complimentary gym membership

*Job description

To take responsibility for groups or classes of students in the short-term absence of their usual teacher. In this context, the Cover Supervisor will be responsible for:

supervising work that has been set in accordance with school policy
liaising with teaching staff with regard to work set for a class
managing the behaviour of students to ensure a constructive environment whilst undertaking work;
responding to any questions from students about process and procedure
dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies in accordance with the school's policies and procedures
reporting back, as appropriate, using the school's agreed referral procedures, on the behaviour of students during the class, and any other issues arising;
Student registration of a class.

*About The Trust
Landau Forte Charitable Trust is a family of six Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form Academies across the Midlands. Established in 1989, our roots as a charity lie in the global finance and hospitality industries, with our founders Martin Landau and Rocco Forte. Their values combine in how our schools look after their children and young people; they aspire to a world-leading standard of innovation, entrepreneurship, service and care.

We believe a brilliant education should be central to the development of every child and young person. Their learning, wellbeing and happiness is at the centre of every decision we take and every pound we spend.

*The local area
Tamworth is a historic town surrounded by beautiful countryside, located a short distance from Birmingham. The Academy is located close to the centre of Tamworth, with superb transport links.

Tamworth boasts a range of historical sites and leisure attractions, including: Tamworth Castle; the Tamworth SnowDome and Drayton Manor Amusement Park. Within a 20 minute drive from the town, you can find yourself in the beautiful, open Staffordshire countryside or Birmingham‘s bustling city centre.

• Tamworth is 10 minutes away from the M42; junction 10

• Direct trains from Birmingham (15 minutes) and London (1 hour 15 minutes)

• Birmingham and East Midlands Airports are 30 minutes away

*Apply for this job
Complete the application form online


All appointments made are subject to satisfactory references and a criminal background check. Landau Forte Charitable Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
903 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Landau Forte Academy, Amington

We are a rapidly improving 11-16 academy under new leadership, with a Progress 8 score which improved dramatically from 2015. It is a vibrant place to work with committed staff and a student body who’s behaviour Ofsted described as ‘polite, courteous and respectful’. Our aim is to continue this arc of improvement. Opportunities for professional development are enhanced by our partnership with the Landau Forte Teaching School Alliance.

School location

Woodland Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4FF

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