Teacher of Mathematics, Staffordshire

Closing date:

Landau Forte Academy QEMSStaffordshire
Date posted:
Start date: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Mathematics

Our opportunity for you

Join an inspirational team of mathematics teachers to develop and strengthen the faculty further.  This is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious, tenacious and well qualified teachers to lead and develop pedagogy within the subject area.  Successful candidates will have the capacity to become outstanding practitioners across key stages 3 to 5.

Do you want to work with resilient, eager students aged 11 to 19? Are you able to help young people develop academic and personal skills swiftly? Would you value the opportunity to work in a modern, vibrant town with an historic heart? If the answer is Yes, a position of employment at Tamworth Sixth Form/Landau Forte Academy QEMS is for you.

Key information

  • Hours: 40.75
  • Weeks: 52
  • Contract: Full time, Permanent
  • Start date: Wednesday 28 August 2019
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Closing Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019

Person specification

  • A graduate with qualified teacher status.
  • Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the appointment. 
  • Proven track record of improving outcomes for all young people in mathematics, across all ages and abilities
  • An interest in the latest developments in Mathematics teaching.
  • 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 and learning

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 Mathematics 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.
  • Evaluate classes’ levels of attainment and achievement against both Academy targets and nationally recognised benchmarks.

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

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/LFAQTJobsInfo 

Apply for this job

  1. Read the Guidance & Criteria document: http://lfa.ac/LFCTJobsInfo 
  2. Complete the application form online Visit: https://lfct.org.uk/careers/   
  3. Or send your application: You can email your completed application, along with a covering letter to recruitment@lfct.org.uk or you can post it to:  HR Officer, 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.

More about Landau Forte Academy QEMS
Address: Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1827 62241