Teacher of Science

Landau Forte Academy, Amington, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4FF

29 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    9 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS

Teacher of Science job summary

Do you want to teach in a forward-thinking academy judged good in all areas by Ofsted in May 2022? This is an exciting time for a teacher of Science to join Landau Forte Academy, Amington. We are an ambitious, oversubscribed 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 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 post would suit a newly qualified teacher of Science or an ambitious colleague who wishes to progress their career in a good school. 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 Education Staff Wellbeing Charter. Key information • Contract: Full time, permanent position • Start date: January 2023 or earlier • Salary: MPS • Closing Date: Friday 9th September 2022 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 Science graduate with qualified teacher status • A qualified teacher in Science, 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 Science in the development of young people and of the place of Science within the wider curriculum • An interest in the latest developments in Science 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 Science • 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 teacher 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 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 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.

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About Landau Forte Academy, Amington

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

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.

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