Tes home
Back to search
Lead Teacher of MFL
London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET) banner

Lead Teacher of MFL

London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET) logo

London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)

Tottenham, London

  • Expiring soon
  • Quick apply
According to experience, using the LAE Tottenham payscale + Lead Teacher allowance
Job type:
Part Time, Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018
Apply by:
21 February 2018

Job description

A unique opportunity to lead the growing MFL department at the London Academy of Excellence Tottenham.

LAE Tottenham opened in September 2017 to its pioneering year 12 cohort. It is an academically selective 16-19 free school harnessing the support of ten independent schools to offer unrivalled educational opportunities to the most ambitious and motivated 16-19 year olds from Haringey and beyond. 

The successful applicant will have exceptional subject knowledge in delivering French and Spanish A Level and be able to inspire the next generation of linguists.

This role is suitable for someone with excellent subject knowledge and the energy and passion to make MFL central to LAE Tottenham in its formative years. 

The successful candidate could work between 3 and 5 days per week, depending on their preference.

Pay dependent on experience, using the LAE Tottenham pay scale.

LAE Tottenham

  • Academically selective 6th form, opened in September 2017 based on the phenomenally successful model of LAE Stratford.
  • Principal Education Sponsor Highgate School and Lead Business Sponsor Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.
  • Partnered by nine other leading independent schools - Alleyn’s, Chigwell, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’, Harrow, John Lyon, North London Collegiate, Mill Hill, St Albans and St Dunstan’s College, each offering departmental support, CPD, expertise and shared student experiences.
  • Providing first-class support into top class higher education and employment, focused on academically ambitious local young people.
  • Housed in a stunning new state of the art school building linked to White Hart Lane stadium
  • An exciting opportunity to join a young and growing school

Attached documents

About London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)

Slide 1 of 6
+44 2083526020

View on Google Maps

Visit employer website

About the London Academy of Excellence Tottenham

The place for Academic rigour, LAE Tottenham is a 16-19 free school which opened in September 2017 in state of the art premises next to White Hart Lane stadium, offering academically rigorous A Level subjects.

The principal education sponsor, Highgate School, provides significant educational support, including seconded teaching staff. The business sponsor, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, provides funding and employment links. LAE Tottenham also benefits from eight other independent school partners each offering departmental support, CPD, expertise and opportunities for shared student experiences.

LAE Tottenham offers an academic curriculum focusing on ‘hard’ A Level courses as defined by leading universities which is complemented by an active co-curricular programme and the results of the first two cohorts of students put the school in the top 2% nationally for both attainment and progress.

LAE Tottenham is the Sunday Times 'State 6th Form College of the Year 2020-21' and is graded "outstanding" in all areas by Ofsted.

Working at LAET

As the school continues to grow, we are looking to supplement our fantastic staff team and ensure the best possible educational provision for our current and future cohorts.

Working at LAET offers teachers the opportunity to work closely and innovatively with subject specialists from our partner schools, sharing exemplary teaching practice and extending their own professional development.

LAET is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and pupils which is embedded through our Equality Statement and an ethos of respect. We welcome applications from all areas of the community and support flexible working.

What is our vision?


Academic Rigour - "the importance of intellectual challenge"

Social Responsibility - "acting for the benefit of others"


- Aspiration...holding high ambitions

- Endeavour ...working hard to achieve

- Community...being a Tottenham school

- Reflection...reviewing our own development


…a university driven curriculum containing demanding A Level subjects

…a culture which promotes learning as an intrinsic good

…partnerships with 9 leading independent schools to support the very best academic outcomes possible

…a culture in which working hard is the norm

…a focus upon homework and independent study

...an authentically professional working environment

...a co-curriculum that reaches out beyond the school gates

...higher academic aspirations in the local community

...an authentic student leadership programme

...an environment which challenges comfort zones thereby developing confidence and resilience

...wide-ranging opportunities for creativity in and beyond the curriculum

...a pastoral system in a small school setting in which everyone’s individual qualities are celebrated

Chrysalis East

LAE Tottenham runs the Chrysalis East programme which supports local secondary and primary schools to ensure that students across Tottenham are able to reach their full academic potential. The programme deploys 'partnership teachers' who work across our partner schools in a range of projects.

LAET is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.

Applications closed