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STEM Coordinator

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

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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    7 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Pay Range: L2-6

Additional allowances

Leadership Pay Range: L2-6

STEM Coordinator job summary

This is an exciting time to join Landau Forte Academy, Amington. We are a forward thinking, highly ambitions 11-16 academy on a mission to provide the highest quality education for our local community. Our outcomes are the strongest in the local area and earlier this year Ofsted rated our academy as “Good” in all areas. We have high expectations for our students and our academy is built upon our shared values: ambitious, brave and kind.

Science is a fundamental subject for all students and our curriculum is designed to ensure equity for all students such that, irrespective of ability and individual needs, students gain the scientific literacy needed to be successful in the next steps of their study and employment. As our economy increasingly relies on STEM, we must ensure students develop these fundamental knowledge and skills. This exciting whole school role will support our students developing these skills.

Key information

  • Contract: Full time, permanent position
  • Start date: January 2023
  • Closing Date: Friday 7th October 2022 at 1pm (Interviews to be scheduled 11th/12th October)
  • Salary: Leadership Pay Range: L2-6
  • Teaching allocation: 19 hours per week

Person specification

The successful candidate will:

  • Be ambitious, energetic and driven
  • Be an outstanding Science practitioner
  • Be able to evidence the impact their high quality teaching has had on progress and outcomes for GCSE students
  • Be confident in leading the development of STEM at a whole school level. This will include working with all faculties to identify golden threads within their curriculum areas to enhance the profile of STEM
  • Be committed to continued professional development, identifying opportunities for personal development which would support the Academy’s commitment to raising standards

Job specification

This whole school role is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher who is passionate about ensuring students develop STEM knowledge and skills throughout their time at the academy. The successful applicant will be passionate about developing a powerful learning experience for students, and is motivated by having a positive impact inside the classroom.

  • Support the ethos, values, and overall purpose of the Academy
  • Raise standards and the profile of STEM across the Academy
  • Ensure students develop the range of knowledge and skills to improve their employability
  • Lead the academy implementation for STEM, embedding a consistent approach to a range of STEM skills
  • Contribute to staff training through instructional coaching and the sharing of best practice and pedagogy
  • Develop links with external agencies, that can enhance the learning experience for students
  • Organise trips, workshops and enrichment activities Raising the profile of STEM through networking, liaison with external organisations, and within and across our academy
  • Enhancing existing relationships with local businesses and future employers
  • Ensure extra-curricular opportunities for our students linked with STEM
  • What we can offer you
  • A leadership position within a highly motivated and respected department
  • Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust
  • The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic and happy students
  • A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment
  • A substantial daily meal allowance
  • Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

The local area

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

  • Tamworth is 10 minutes away from the M42; junction 10
  • Direct trains from Birmingham (10 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

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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

We are a forward thinking, highly ambitions 11-16 academy on a mission to provide the highest quality education for our local community. Our outcomes are the strongest in the local area and earlier this year Ofsted rated our academy as “Good” in all areas. We have high expectations for our students and our academy is built upon our shared values: ambitious, brave and kind.

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