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Deputy Faculty Leader of English, Drama and Film Studies

Landau Forte Academy, AmingtonStaffordshire

Deputy Faculty Leader of English, Drama and Film Studies

Our opportunity for you

This is an exciting time to join Landau Forte Academy, Amington.  We are 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.

Key information

• Contract: Full time, permanent position

• Start date: April 2022 

• Salary: Competitive

• Closing Date: 9th December 2021 3pm

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.  

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

Landau Forte Academy Amington

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.

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

1. Read the Guidance & Criteria document  

2. Complete the application form online


3. Or send your application

You can email your completed application, along with a covering letter to  or you can post it to:

Governance & HR Administrator, Landau Forte Charitable Trust, Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH

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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