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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, permanent position

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our opportunity for you

This is an exciting time to join Landau Forte Academy, Amington. We are an oversubscribed forward thinking 11-16 academy on a mission to provide high quality education for our local community and in May 2022 we were judged GOOD in all areas by Ofsted. 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 and we invest in our staff by offering protected time, within the Academy day, for continual professional development. We have dedicated time to create a feedback and assessment policy that prioritises student progress but utilises live marking in the classroom, and whole-class feedback to enable staff to use their PPA time to focus on delivering exceptional learning. Collaboration flourishes within our faculties and shared planning empowers our staff to offer an exciting and unreservedly ambitious, challenging and engaging curriculum.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced individual with a proven track record of high impact teaching or an ambitious ECT.

We care about our staff and staff wellbeing is integral to our decision making. We are committed to prioritising the wellbeing of our staff through a wellbeing committee and by committing to the DfE Staff Wellbeing Charter.

Those individuals who are excited by being part of a journey to outstanding are encouraged to visit the academy and meet with our Principal, Mr Andrew Deen. To arrange a visit please contact the Principal’s PA at sfarley@lfata.org.uk.

Key information

  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Start date: September 2024
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: Tuesday 26th April 1pm

Person Specification

  • PGCE or QTS in Design Technology (essential)
  • A well-qualified teacher with a strong teaching record including relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment
  • A genuine passion for teaching Design Technology 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.
  • A commitment to our school improvement process and a growth mindset in the journey to improve outcomes
  • Experience in leading others
  • Has a friendly and respectful approach yet is professional and who demonstrates supporting others
  • Is committed to the continuous development of self and others by keeping up to date with new educational concepts and sharing knowledge - encouraging new ideas, seeking new opportunities and challenges, open to ideas and developing new skills
  • An interest in the latest developments in Design Technology teaching and research
  • Excellent relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • A willingness to explore innovative and dynamic methods for teaching and learning
  • High levels of professionalism, enthusiasm, ambition, energy, resilience and determination
  • Competent in the use of ICT both as an administrative tool and in teaching, learning and assessment practices
Job Description
  • 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 teaching and learning 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

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 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

Visit www.lfct.org.uk/careers

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.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Self-declaration is subject to Ministry of Justice guidance on the disclosure of criminal records, further information can be found on GOV.UK.

The Trust will conduct all necessary searches and checks as relevant and in line with Government Safer Recruitment guidelines, our Safer Recruitment policy can be found on our website at www.lfct.org.uk


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
  • Membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Landau Forte Academy, Amington

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

This is an exciting time to join Landau Forte Academy, Amington. We are an oversubscribed forward thinking 11-16 academy on a mission to provide high quality education for our local community and in May 2022 we were judged GOOD in all areas by Ofsted. 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 and we invest in our staff by offering protected time, within the Academy day, for continual professional development. We have dedicated time to create a feedback and assessment policy that prioritises student progress but utilises live marking in the classroom, and whole-class feedback to enable staff to use their PPA time to focus on delivering exceptional learning. Collaboration flourishes within our faculties and shared planning empowers our staff to offer an exciting and unreservedly ambitious, challenging and engaging curriculum.
This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced individual with a proven track record of high impact teaching or an ambitious ECT.
We care about our staff and staff wellbeing is integral to our decision making. We are committed to prioritising the wellbeing of our staff through a wellbeing committee and by committing to the DfE Staff Wellbeing Charter.
Those individuals who are excited by being part of a journey to outstanding are encouraged to visit the academy and meet with our Principal, Mr Andrew Deen. To arrange a visit please contact the Principal’s PA at sfarley@lfata.org.uk.
Key information
• Hours: Full Time
• Contract: Permanent
• Start date: September 2024
• Salary: competitive
• Closing Date: Tuesday 23 April 2024

Arranging a visit to Landau Forte Academy, Amington

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@lfct.org.uk.

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