English Teacher job summary
Information about London Academy
London Academy is an ambitious all-through Academy in North London, serving a multicultural and disadvantaged community. In 2018/2019 we were in the top 1% of schools in the country in terms of progress achieving a progress 8 score of 1 overall and 1.35 specifically in English.
We wish to appoint a high-quality graduate who has the necessary skills and attributes to enthuse our highly ambitious students to join our school as a teacher of English and inspire our students to become Leaders for Tomorrow. The ability to teach to A level will be an advantage. English is a highly successful department at KS3, KS4 and 5. Our progress 8 score for English in 2018/2019 placed us in the top 1% of schools nationally for progress made. This post would suit an ECT or a more experienced colleague looking to broaden their experience in an all through 4-19 Academy.
Our mission is to develop the leadership potential in both our staff and students and we want to be at the forefront of developing the next generation of school leaders. We can help prepare you for a future leadership position, investing in your development through regular coaching and a wide range of professional development opportunities, such as the NPQML.
Why work at London Academy?
• The opportunity to work with experienced and value driven colleagues that have a proven track record of raising attainment for a disadvantaged community.
• A wide range of professional development opportunities, for example we were one of the first partner schools working with The Institute for Teaching on the Masters in Expert Teaching.
• Experience of working with Ambition School Leadership and supporting colleagues completing Teaching Leaders and Future Leaders.
• A commitment to engage with the latest educational research so it that informs all aspects of the Academy, for example curriculum design and pedagogy
• A focus on reducing workload by having centralised behaviour systems, centralised curriculum and a reasonable feedback policy.
TLR for suitable candidate
Applying for the job
To apply, please apply through the TES website. If you would like to discuss the post in confidence, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a time to have an informal conversation with a senior member of staff.
London Academy is an equal opportunities employer. London Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Enhanced DBS, Barred List and Prohibition checks will always be carried out on new employees.
The closing date for applications is 9am Friday 1 July 2022. Applications will be viewed on a rolling basis so early applications are recommended.Download an application form - 1.1 MB
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
About London Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 4 to 19
- School size
- 1655 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 19
London Academy is a richly diverse all through school educating over 1500 students within the age range
4 – 19.
Our state of the art building, designed by Foster and Partners, is based in Edgware and has excellent tube access to Central London alongside easy access via major roads and motorway networks.
London Academy aims to provide an outstanding level of education, in 2019 our provisional progress 8 score of 0.99 placed us in the top 1% of all schools in the country. We consider it our duty to ensure that our students achieve their best academically, whilst we nurture their talents and interests.
The recruitment of exceptional staff is vital to our journey and if you choose to pursue your career at London Academy, it is because you are motivated to work within a supportive, collaborative and dynamic team which consistently strives to achieve the best outcomes for its students.
Consistently reported as Good by Ofsted, with some areas considered exceptional, to include our Effectiveness of Leadership and Management, we can offer you a structured programme of personal professional development, no matter what level of career you have reached. Peer coaching to support you to achieve excellence as a teacher. A strong collaborative teaching culture and generous planning and preparation time.
Find out more about us on www.londonacademy.org.uk