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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, permanent position

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our opportunity for you

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 26th, April 1pm

Person Specification

  • A well-qualified teacher in Maths, with a strong teaching record.
  • 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 Maths in the development of young people.

  • 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 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

  • Support the ethos and values and overall purpose of the Academy
  • Raise standards and the profile of Maths across the Academy
  • Lead department meetings alongside the Faculty Leader, in order to disseminate information, pedagogy and motivate colleagues
  • Support the Faculty Leader and Deputy Faculty Leader in whole faculty and whole school initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Faculty Leader, in order to identify groups of KS4students 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
  • Support the Faculty Leader in the monitoring and evaluation of teaching and learning within the department and across the Academy
  • 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
  • To liaise with teachers in the facultyto 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 for the relevant key stage
  • Support in conducting analysis of assessment data, in order to produce raising attainment plans to improve standards
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.

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 (15 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


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
  • Membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health

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

Arranging a visit to Landau Forte Academy, Amington

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@lfct.org.uk.

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