2 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    1 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Languages
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

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: September 2021
• Salary: MPS/UPS
• Closing Date: 12 April 2021

*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 MFL graduate with qualified teacher status
• A well-qualified teacher in MFL, with a strong teaching record, though NQTs are welcome to apply
• Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment
• Excellent in-depth knowledge of the place of MFL in the development of young people and of the place of MFL within the wider curriculum
• An interest in the latest developments in MFL 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

*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 MFL 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

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

Applying for the job

https://lfct.org.uk/vacancy/teacher-of-mfl/

More on how to apply

School overview

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

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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