Teacher of Sport

Landau Forte Academy, QEMS, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M/UPS Scale

Teacher of Sport job summary

Our opportunity for you

This is a unique opportunity for a candidate to join the team at Tamworth Boxing and Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form who deliver a Level 3 Sports qualification and the DISE programme for elite boxers in the Midlands for 16-18 year olds. You will be working alongside elite England coaches and education providers to deliver a Nationally recognised Level 3 Sports qualification to the students

Key Information

  • Hours: 40.75 (part time/flexible working requests will be considered)
  • Student Contact Time: 9:00am to 3:30pm Monday to Thursday / Fridays used for individual student development
  • Weeks: 52 (School term time)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Start date: September 2022
  • Salary: M/UPS Scale
  • Closing Date: Monday 26th September at 9am
  • Person specification
  • A graduate with qualified teacher status
  • Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment
  • Desire to improve outcomes for all young people in Sport across all abilities
  • An interest in the latest developments in Sport
  • Excellent relationships with students and parents
  • 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 andlearning
  • Job Description
  • Ensure that teaching, learning and assessment meets the needs of learners, impacting positively upon student attainment and achievement; that it fulfils as appropriate the demands and requirements of the published Academy curriculum maps, tutor guides and student guides, and external examination syllabuses
  • Provide overall direction for student learning within your remit, ensuring that provision is made for students of all abilities, that they are effectively taught and that learning and achievement are evident. Work with other staff in contributing to the total learning of students including extension and enrichment activities
  • Set and maintain high standards, expectations and aspirations for both staff and students, ensuring that they are treated with dignity and respect and that they receive appropriate guidance, support and recognition
  • Ensure the preparation, planning and delivery of the agreed 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.
  • Evaluate classes’ levels of attainment and achievement against both Academy targets and nationally recognised benchmarks.
  • The role is a vital link between Landau Forte Academy Sixth Form and Tamworth Boxing. Ensuring that the qualifications meet the standard that the Sixth Form expect and a unique opportunity to interact with elite athletes
  • A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment working with Tamworth Boxing and Tamworth Sixth Form
  • The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic team delivering the DISE Programme in boxing

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

Apply for this job

Complete the application form online at 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, QEMS

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

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.

Tamworth Boxing is in the centre of the town close to all transport networks. The centre is regularly used by England Boxing for International Training Camps and a Coach education centre. The DiSE programme is delivered from its own annex to create a team culture to help produce the Champions of the future.

If you would like to look around our Academy or boxing club, please contact Mrs Smart esmart@lfatsf.org.uk

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