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Teacher of French (Temporary)

Landau Forte Academy, QEMS, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
French
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (To cover maternity leave)
Salary
Main pay scale

Job summary

*Our opportunity for you
We have a vacancy for a French Teacher at Landau Forte Academy QEMS and Tamworth Sixth Form, Tamworth to cover for maternity leave.
Do you want to work with resilient, eager students aged 11-16? Are you able to help young people develop
academic and personal skills swiftly? Would you value the opportunity to work in a modern, vibrant town with
a historic heart? If the answer is ‘Yes’, this position is for you.

*Key Information

Hours: 40.75
Contract: Full time, temporary position
Start date: June 2021
Salary: Main pay scale
Closing Date: 5 March 2021

*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 Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health
Complimentary gym membership

*Landau Forte Academy QEMS & Tamworth Sixth Form
Landau Forte Academy QEMS joined the Landau Forte Charitable Trust in September 2011 and delivers education to 11-16 year olds. Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form is a purpose-built establishment providing Level 3 courses, both Advanced Level and BTEC, for the whole of Tamworth and beyond. The academies are located on a shared campus, but both operate from their own facilities, with Tamworth Sixth Form having new bespoke, accommodation, which opened in September 2011, with a new Sports Hall that opened in 2013.

*Landau Forte Charitable 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 boasts a range of historical sites and leisure attractions, including: Tamworth Castle; the Tamworth SnowDome and Drayton Manor Amusement Park. Within a 20 minute drive from the town, you can find yourself in the beautiful, open Staffordshire countryside or Birmingham‘s bustling city centre.

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

*Person specification
A graduate with qualified teacher status
A well-qualified teacher in French, with a strong teaching record, though NQTs welcome
To be able to offer a second modern foreign language subject to broaden the students’ experiences; though not essential
Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of
the appointment
Excellent in-depth knowledge of the place of French in the development of young people and of the place of French within the wider curriculum
An interest in the latest developments in French teaching
Excellent relationships with students and parents
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

*Job description
Ensure that teaching, learning and assessment meets the needs of learners, impacting positively upon student attainment and achievement; that it fulfils as appropriate the demands and requirements of the published Academy curriculum maps, tutor guides and student guides, and external examination syllabuses.
Provide overall direction for student learning within your remit, ensuring that provision is made for students of all abilities, that they are effectively taught and that learning and achievement are evident. Work with other staff in contributing to the total learning of students, including extension and enrichment activities.
Follow the principles of the Academy’s curriculum planning and development framework in preparing, delivering and developing, with others (staff and partners from industry and commerce), aspects of the curriculum.
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 French by using department’s learning programmes, 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.
Evaluate classes’ levels of attainment and achievement against both Academy targets and
nationally recognised benchmarks.
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.
Ensure that Academy policies in relation to effective learning, student rewards and managing
behaviour are successfully implemented to ensure that curriculum team members secure a well ordered and disciplined teaching and learning environment.
Operate as a Learning Tutor and as a Personal Tutor.
Ensure that learning methods are current and professional development is actively sought to further enhance pedagogy and practice, as well as subject knowledge.

Employee benefits

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
Complimentary gym membership

Applying for the job

https://lfct.org.uk/vacancy/teacher-of-french-temporary-2/

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
769 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
recruitment@lfct.org.uk

About Landau Forte Academy, QEMS

Landau Forte Academy QEMS joined the Landau Forte Charitable Trust in September 2011 and delivers education to 11-16 year olds. Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form is a purpose-built establishment providing Level 3 courses, both Advanced Level and BTEC, for the whole of Tamworth and beyond. The academies are located on a shared campus, but both operate from their own facilities, with Tamworth Sixth Form having new bespoke, accommodation, which opened in September 2011, with a new Sports Hall that opened in 2013.

School location

Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH

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