Vice Principal, Staffordshire

Closing date:

Landau Forte Academy QEMSStaffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Vice Principal 

Contract: Full time, permanent

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive + benefits

Closing Date: Tuesday 5 November 2019

Interviews: provisionally Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

We have a job vacancy for a Vice Principal for our QEMS & SF Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teaching professional with significant senior leadership experience and a proven track record in raising standards at all key stages and school improvement. He or she will have relentless ambition for young people, thrive on challenge and possess both the potential and the desire to progress to become a future Principal.

Do you want to work with inquisitive students and collaborative staff? Do you value being at the heart of a vibrant town? Does this sound like your perfect job?

Then Landau Forte Academy QEMS/SF is the place for you.

*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
  • 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 QEMS and Tamworth Sixth Form

Landau Forte Academy QEMS joined the Landau Forte Charitable Trust in September 2011 and delivers education to 11-16 year olds. 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.

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

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
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1827 62241
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Landau Forte Academy QEMS is an 11-16 secondary school with academy status in Tamworth, Staffordshire. At its most recent inspection there were 736 students enrolled. The school is operated by Landau Forte Charitable Trust and is co-educational and n...