3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    1 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£52,403 - £58,691

Job summary

We seek a well-qualified and experienced person to work closely with the Deputy Head (Academic) to ensure that all students fulfil their potential by achieving exceptional A-Level results and university offers. Key responsibilities of the post include leadership of our Oxford & Cambridge admission programme, careers and employability, and provision for SEND students.

Employee benefits

• The opportunity to gain experience of teaching and working with young people in one of the country’s leading sixth form schools.
• A culture of professional trust and collegiate working that promotes autonomy, innovation, and rigour.
• Access to an outstanding package of regular, high-quality continuous professional development and support.
• A modern and positive learning environment minutes from the Olympic Park and Stratford Station.
• Collaborative working with our world-class partner schools: Brighton College, Caterham School, Eton College, Forest School, Highgate School and UCS Hampstead.
• Staff benefits including Cycle Scheme, Tech Scheme and discounted local gym memberships.

Applying for the job

Please submit a covering letter together with the LAE application form via the TES website no later than 9.00am on Monday 19 April 2021.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 22 April with shortlisted candidates invited for a second round on Friday 23 April.

The letter of application should be a maximum of two A4 sides (minimum size 11 font) and should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification and Job Description for the post.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
School size
483 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19
Ofsted report
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Contact email
Contact phone number

About London Academy of Excellence

London Academy of Excellence (LAE) is an academic free school sixth form located in the heart of Stratford, close to the Olympic Park and just two minutes from Stratford Station (zone 2/3), with excellent links to all parts of London.

In 2020, LAE again secured outstanding A level results. 96% of grades were A*, A or B and 73% of all grades were A* or A. 200+ students progressed to Russell Group universities, including 33 to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Our average grade was an A+ and our ALPS 1 value-added score places us in the top 1% of schools nationally for progress. We are delighted to have achieved the best A-level results in east London for five consecutive years.

School location

Broadway House, London, E15 1AJ

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