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Lead Teacher of English

Type of Position:Lead Teacher
Start Date:Sept '17 or Jan '18
Closing Date: Monday 19 June


Lead Teacher of English

Required for September 2017 or January 2018
Full-time, permanent

Salary commensurate with the post, dependent on experience.

London Academy of Excellence (LAE) is seeking to recruit an inspirational teacher of English to lead this popular and fantastically successful A level subject. LAE is an ambitious, academically selective sixth form in the heart of Stratford, close to the Olympic Park and just two minutes from Stratford station (now zone 2/3), with excellent links to all parts of London.

In 2016 LAE secured outstanding A level results. 86% of A level grades were A*, A or B and half of all grades were A* or A. The school is heavily oversubscribed with more than 2500 applications each year. This year, a record number of twenty of our sixth formers have offers of places at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, including three to study English.

The role

We seek a teacher committed to high academic standards with an ability to communicate to young people an enthusiasm for English. A teaching qualification is not required for this post, but a passion and aptitude for teaching and leading this subject is essential.

What LAE can offer you:

  • the opportunity to teach your subject to the highest standard to many of the most able and inquisitive young people in east London;
  • a 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 partner schools such as Brighton College, Highgate School and Eton College;

How to apply?

Please submit a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 together with a CV and the LAE application form to: applications@lae.ac.uk by:

Application deadline: 9 a.m. on Monday 19 June 2017.     

For more information, please contact James Kane, Assistant Head on 020 3301 1480 or email: james.kane@excellencelondon.ac.uk.

The London Academy of Excellence is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Lead Teacher Person Specification 2016.p... 21st Feb 2017 Download
Job description LT English.pdf 21st Apr 2017 Download
LAE Equal Opportunities 26th Oct 2015 Download
LAE Application Form 2017.docx 05th May 2017 Download