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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 April 2024

Job details

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Subject

Religious Education

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR

Subject Lead of RE job summary

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

  • Contract: Full time, permanent position
  • Salary: MPR/UPR
  • Start date: September 2024
  • Closing Date: Wednesday 22 May

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.

Person specification

  • A well-qualified teacher in RE.
  • Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge and responsibilities of the appointment, including managing an ambitious and driven team of teachers.
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of the place of RE in the development of young people.
  • An interest in the latest developments in RE teaching and research
  • Excellent relationships with students and parents.
  • A willingness to explore innovative and dynamic methods for teaching and learning and a passion for curriculum and pedagogy.
  • 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

Job description

  • Ensure that teaching, learning and assessment meets the needs of learners, impacting positively upon student attainment and achievement.
  • 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 the RE programmes of study, utilising flexible approaches to learning including the application of online learning.
  • Ensure that appropriate, challenging attainment targets are set and used with all students and monitor their performance in terms of attainment, achievement (both quantifiable value added measures and broader qualitative achievements) and progress in respect of the outcomes from learning programmes and activities.
  • Monitor the quality and effectiveness of Assessment of Learning and Assessment for Learning, ensuring that the marking, assessment, recording and reporting processes are both effective and compliant with Academy policies.
  • Fulfil the role of a Personal Tutor.

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

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

1. Complete the application form online

www.lfct.org.uk/careers

2. Or send your application
You can email your completed application, along with a covering letter to recruitment@lfct.org.uk or you can post it to:

HR Officer

Landau Forte Charitable Trust

Ashby Road

Tamworth

Staffordshire
B79 8AH

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.

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.

This job post has expired.

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

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