London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)

Haringey, United Kingdom

Location: Haringey, United Kingdom
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 16 - 19 years

About London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)

About the London Academy of Excellence Tottenham

The  place for Academic rigour, LAE Tottenham is a new 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 nine 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.

Working at LAET

As we continue 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 10 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 authentically professional working environment

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

...higher academic aspirations in the local community authentic student leadership programme 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

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.

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Address: Lilywhite House, 780 High Road, Haringey, London, N17 0BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2083526020
What people say about us

The work ethic of both staff and pupils makes the school a great place to be

- LAE Tottenham Teacher

The school has a supportive and visionary staff community

- LAE Tottenham Teacher

It is an amazing school with great teachers who have high aspirations for their students and always believe in their potential

- LAE Tottenham student

It is an incredible environment for studying, with every student having the same shared ambitions to achieve

- LAE Tottenham student

It is fantastic to be part of an incredible venture that is clearly making an enormous impact upon the lives of our students

- LAE Tottenham teacher

What is the best aspect of working at LAE Tottenham? The students. Being in the classroom is invigorating. They really demonstrate an enthusiasm and interest in the subject. All staff feel driven to help students achieve high standards.

- LAE Tottenham teacher
Positions available at London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)