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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A graduate with qualified teacher status
  • A well-qualified teacher in Languages, ideally who can teach both French and Spanish with a strong teaching record
  • Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of the place of Languages in the development of young people and of the place of Languages within the wider curriculum
  • An interest in the latest developments in Languages 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
  • Include wording around safeguarding legislation and training


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

The successful applicant will be passionate about developing a powerful learning experience for students, and will have experience of teaching students of a differing range of ages and abilities. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious leader to establish an innovative and dynamic department in a forward-thinking educational institution.

The main tasks are:

  • Support the vision, values and overall purpose of the Academy
  • Raise standards and the profile of Languages across the Academy
  • Lead department meetings alongside the Faculty Leader, in order to disseminate information, pedagogy and motivate colleagues
  • Support the Faculty Leader in whole faculty and whole school initiatives
  • Identify groups of students at risk of underachieving and support in the provision of impactful teaching and learning strategies
  • Lead the maintaining and updating of resources for teaching, including curriculum design and schemes of work
  • Regularly lead the evaluation of the curriculum through staff and student voice
  • Monitor and evaluate teaching and learning within the department
  • Develop colleagues through effective coaching and mentoring strategies, which has a measurable impact in improving standards
  • Contribute to staff training and the sharing of best practice and pedagogy
  • Develop links with external agencies, which can enhance the level of CPD within the department
  • Organise trips, intervention and enrichment activities
  • Liaise with teachers in the department to ensure students experience a smooth transition between different key stages
  • Ensure data collection is consistent, regularly reporting to the Faculty Leader and identifying any issues
  • Manage a reward and recognition system at department level
  • Support in conducting analysis of assessment data, in order to produce raising attainment plans to improve standards

The role is offered with a TLR package to be discussed with the Principal following interview

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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

School location

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