Deadline is today

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Mathematics
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS (TLR for the right candidate)

Job summary

*Our opportunity for you

This is an exciting time to join Landau Forte Academy, Amington. We are a forward thinking 11-16 academy on a mission to provide high quality education for our local community. 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. We care about our staff and staff well-being is integral to our decision making.

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
• Start date: Easter 2022
• Salary: MPS (TLR for the right candidate)
• Closing Date: 28th January

*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 qualified teacher of Maths with QTS
• Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment
• Knowledge of the place of Maths in the development of young people and of the place of Maths within the wider curriculum
• An interest in the latest developments in Maths 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
• (Desirable) Experience of curriculum development in line with developments in educational research
• (Desirable) Experience of leadership within a department or faculty
• (Desirable) Ability/willingness to teach a second subject (Computer Science or Science are most desirable but other subjects will be considered)

*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 Maths 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.
• 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.
• Operate as a Learning Tutor and as 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 Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
• Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health

*Landau Forte Academy Amington

We are a rapidly improving 11-16 academy under new leadership. It is a vibrant place to work with committed staff and a student body who’s behaviour Ofsted described as ‘polite, courteous and respectful’. Our aim is to continue this arc of improvement. Opportunities for professional development are enhanced by our partnership with the Landau Forte Teaching School Alliance.

*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 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

Visit https://lfct.org.uk/vacancy/teacher-of-maths-3/

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.

Additional allowances

• 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

Applying for the job

https://lfct.org.uk/vacancy/teacher-of-maths-3/

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
903 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Landau Forte Academy, Amington

We are a rapidly improving 11-16 academy under new leadership. It is a vibrant place to work with committed staff and a student body who’s behaviour Ofsted described as ‘polite, courteous and respectful’. Our aim is to continue this arc of improvement. Opportunities for professional development are enhanced by our partnership with the Landau Forte Teaching School Alliance.

Arranging a visit to Landau Forte Academy, Amington

To arrange a visit please contact the Principal’s PA at sfarley@lfata.org.uk.

School location

Woodland Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4FF

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