3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Person specification

  • A qualified teacher with expertise in Science teaching
  • Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of the place of Science in the development of young people and of the place of Science within the wider curriculum
  • An interest in the latest developments in Science teaching and research
  • Excellent relationships with students and parents
  • A willingness to explore innovative and dynamic methods for teaching and learning
  • High levels of enthusiasm, ambition, energy, resilience and determination
  • Competent in the use of ICT both as an administrative tool and in teaching, learning and assessment practices
  • Set and maintain high standards, expectations and aspirations for both staff and students, ensuring that all are treated with dignity and respect and that students receive appropriate guidance, support and recognition.
  • Ensure the effective preparation, planning and delivery of Science.
  • Ensure that appropriate, challenging attainment targets are set and used with all students and monitor their performance in terms of attainment.
  • Operate as a teacher and as a Personal Tutor.
  • Be proactive to bring primary teaching expertise to our secondary environment

Job description

  • Set and maintain high standards, expectations and aspirations for both staff and students, ensuring that all are treated with dignity and respect and that students receive appropriate guidance, support and recognition.
  • Ensure the effective preparation, planning and delivery of Science.
  • Ensure that appropriate, challenging attainment targets are set and used with all students and monitor their performance in terms of attainment.
  • Operate as a teacher and as a Personal Tutor.
  • Be proactive to bring primary teaching expertise to our secondary environment


What the school offers its staff

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 outstanding individual with a track record of high impact primary teaching who is excited by the opportunity to explore a career in secondary education. Excitingly, this appointment offers an ambitious colleague the opportunity to bridge the gap between KS2 and KS3 whilst developing secondary level subject specific expertise.

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

  • Contract: Full time, permanent position
  • Salary: MPR/UPR
  • Start date: September 2024
  • Closing Date: Friday 17 May 2024

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 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.

Applying for the job

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About Landau Forte Academy, Amington

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
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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