Teacher of Science
Landau Forte Academy, QEMS, Tamworth, Staffordshire
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
We are looking to recruit a suitable candidate to join an inspirational team of science teachers to develop and strengthen the faculty further. This is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious, tenacious and well-qualified teachers to lead and develop pedagogy within the subject area. The successful candidate must be able to teach all science to GCSE. Physics is the preferred specialism and the ability to teach Physics to KS5 would also be an advantage.
The Academy is a first-class learning environment with excellent facilities and equipment. The type of person we are looking for is likely to possess an infectious enthusiasm for Science; a colleague who is passionate about the effective teaching and learning of Science. He or she will be resilient, driven, determined, and ambitious.
Do you want to work with resilient, eager students aged 11 to 19? 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 an historic heart? If the answer is Yes, a position of employment at Tamworth Sixth Form/Landau Forte Academy QEMS is for 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 Teachers’ Pension Scheme
• Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health
• Complimentary gym access
|School size||701 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||11 to 16|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|School website||Landau Forte Academy, QEMS website (opens in a new window)|
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 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 Landau Forte Academy Sixth Form having new bespoke, accommodation, which opened in September 2011, with a new Sports Hall that opened in 2013.
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
Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH