Lead Practitioner in Science Faculty

Landau Forte Academy, Amington, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4FF

30 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    6 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

LP3 – LP7

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • PGCE or QTS in Science (essential), with a degree in a relevant subject supported by A Level in at least one Science
  • A genuine passion for teaching Science and developing the curriculum to enable all pupils to achieve their potential in each of the disciplines
  • Experience of teaching a range of abilities at KS3 and KS4 is essential, with a track record of good or better results at GCSE
  • Experience of delivering separate science qualifications to HPA students
  • A commitment to our school improvement process
  • A growth mindset
  • High standards of professionalism
  • Record of outstanding teaching
  • The potential to be an exceptional leader
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and to work on own initiative
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Has a friendly yet professional and respectful approach which demonstrates support and shows mutual respect
  • Takes responsibility and accountability
  • Is committed to the continuous development of self and others by keeping up to date and sharing knowledge, encouraging new ideas, seeking new opportunities and challenges, open to ideas and developing new skills

What the school offers its staff

  • 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

Further details about the role

  • To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard, thereby ensuring meaningful learning takes place and students make rapid and sustained progress
  • To coach and mentor developing teachers within the department and potentially across the academy
  • To fully implement all academy routines and techniques for creating a culture of high expectations
  • To contribute to the enrichment, extra-curricular and raising aspirations programmes
  • To provide daily pastoral tutoring to a form group
  • To contribute to the effective daily working of the academy
  • To be well-informed on current teaching research and pedagogy
  • To be able to deliver CPD to staff, using relevant research to inform content
  • To support the Faculty Lead, in ensuring lesson delivery is of a consistently high standard, across the Faculty
  • To support the Assistant Principal for teaching and learning, in ensuring lesson delivery is of a consistently high standard, across the Academy
  • To lead by an example, including being a reflective and pro-active practitioner
  • To support with teaching and learning strategy implementation and quality assurance

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Landau Forte Academy, Amington

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

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