Assistant Head (Academic) London Academy of Excellence Tottenham, London

Job description

An outstanding individual is required to become Assistant Head (Academic) of the London Academy of Excellence Tottenham. The key role of the Assistant Head (Academic) will be to ensure that the students are given consistently outstanding experiences within and beyond the classroom. In fulfilling this role, the successful candidate will model the values of the school in being academically ambitious, committed to endeavour, having a strong sense of community and consistently reflective.

Key Strategic Responsibilities of the Post:

• To enable students to development high levels of cultural capital and a sense of the intrinsic importance of learning
• To develop an ethos of student leadership and ensure that structures for student voice are robust, effective and impactful
• To strategically plan high quality support for students who are applying to the most competitive university courses, in the UK and abroad

Essential educational requirements

A good honours degree in or closely related to a subject taught at LAE Tottenham

Excellent grades at A-Level or equivalent

A track record of effective CPD

Essential qualifications

The candidate would usually require QTS

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge and Experience

Successful leadership experience in a middle-management role or other whole school responsibility

Experience of leading high quality training for individuals or groups of staff

A developed knowledge of what constitutes outstanding teaching and learning

Experience of successfully teaching high achieving students and an understanding of their needs

Ability to lead, to manage (both ‘up’ and ‘down’), to delegate well and to work collaboratively and build teams

Very effective, clear communication skills, both written and spoken

Ability to work swiftly and accurately at times or under pressure while retaining an overall ‘bigger picture’

Experience of building partnerships with educational and other organisations for the benefit of students

About London Academy of Excellence Tottenham

Lilywhite House, London, N17 0BX
Sixteen Plus
Free School