Assistant Headteacher

  • Landau Forte Academy Moorhead
  • Derby

Assistant Headteacher

Job advert

LFCT are excited to announce a vacancy for an Assistant Headteacher. You will have the opportunity to play a vital role and be part of this exciting journey. This position will provide opportunities to work with National Leaders of Education, staff from across the Trust and key external specialists in order to make rapid improvements in teaching and learning.

The Trust are passionate about the positive journey for this academy and are keen to appoint a member of the team that will support the leadership and teachers to achieve the ambition for the children of Landau Forte Academy Moorhead.

Do you have the ambition to make a real difference within Primary education?  To develop staff into outstanding practitioners?  To make a real difference to our children lives?

If you are an outstanding teacher looking to move into leadership where you can make a difference by delivering the best education and improving teaching and learning at a rapid pace, this is the position for you.

Opportunities to take part in nationally recognised CPD such as NPQSL / NPQH and work with the Trust’s teaching school.

Key information

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Start date: to be confirmed
  • Salary: competitive
  • Hours: 40.75
  • Weeks: 52
  • Closing Date: 1 February 2019
  • Interviews: 13 February 2019


*Once you have applied to this vacancy, please download and complete the Equal Opportunities document. Once complete, please email directly to


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)

Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health


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. 

Landau Forte Academy Moorhead

Landau Forte Academy Moorhead joined the Landau Forte family of academies in September 2012. We are a 4 – 11 primary academy under new leadership, pleasantly situated close to Derby city centre. We unashamedly have high expectations of all children at the Academy and this is supported by our highly dedicated tutorial and support staff.

The local area

Derby is a vibrant and exciting city, located right in the heart of the UK. The city has a developed arts and culture scene and the area has a great history. The Academy is located just a few minutes’ drive away from Derby city centre.

Derby provides great range of sports and leisure facilities and is the gateway to the Peak District. Within a 10 minutes’ drive of the city you will find yourself in the beautiful open Derbyshire countryside with unspoilt villages, historic houses and adventurous attractions.

Derby is 10 minutes away from M1 junction 25

London is 90 minutes away by train

East Midlands Airport is 20 minutes away

For your information

If this sounds like the ideal job opportunity for you, please download and read our Information for Applicants document before applying:


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.