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Higher Education Coordinator

London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)Haringey

LAE Tottenham seeks to appoint a Higher Education Coordinator to support the work of the academic team to ensure that students make the most competitive university applications. LAE Tottenham is a selective 16-19 free school, which offers a rigorous academic curriculum alongside a broad co-curricular programme and exceptional pastoral support enabling students to access high tariff universities. In 2020-21, nearly 75% of students won places at Russell Group universities, from a cohort in which 51% of students had been eligible for free school meals at secondary school.

The Higher Education Coordinator will have oversight of the university programme, including student, parent and staff facing work.  The Higher Education Coordinator will also work alongside the school's 'Chrysalis East' partnership team, which focuses on supporting students at local secondary and primary schools to achieve excellent GCSE grades and progress to high tariff universities. 

This role is suitable for someone from a school, university or other education background, particularly relating to widening access.

The role is advertised on a full time basis, based on school term times, but part time applicants can be considered.

LAE Tottenham

• Academically selective 6th form, opened in September 2017. Results in the top 3% nationally for attainment and progress.

• Principal Education Sponsor Highgate School and Lead Business Sponsor Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

• Partnered by eight other leading independent schools - Alleyn’s, Chigwell, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’, Harrow, John Lyon, North London Collegiate, Mill Hill 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 young people

• Opportunities within the Chrysalis East programme, working with local secondary and primary schools to raise attainment across Tottenham

• Housed in a stunning new state of the art school building linked to White Hart Lane stadium

• Sunday Times ‘State 6th Form College of the Year 2020-21’

LAE Tottenham 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.

Please note that this role is ‘exempt’ from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore, if shortlisted, you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ (i.e. filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Interviews will take place in the week beginning 10 January.

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