Teacher of Science

  • Landau Forte Academy Amington
  • Tamworth

Teacher of Science

Job advert

Landau Forte Academy, Amington is 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
  • TLR is available for a suitable candidate

  • Start date: January 2020
  • Salary: MPS (negotiable for the right candidate)
  • Closing Date:  22 September 2019

 

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

 

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

Complimentary gym membership

 

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 Amington

We are a rapidly improving 11-16 academy under new leadership, with a Progress 8 score which improved dramatically from 2015. 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 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

For your information

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

http://lfa.ac/LFCTJobsInfo

 

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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