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Teacher of Politics

London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)Haringey

A fantastic opportunity to join the Politics department at the London Academy of Excellence Tottenham – the Sunday Times ‘State 6th Form College of the Year 2020-21’.

LAE Tottenham opened in September 2017 and has nearly 560 students on roll as of September 2021. It is an academically selective 16-19 free school harnessing the support of nine 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 and work within the Politics department to inspire aspirational and motivated students and support them to achieve outstanding outcomes.

This role may be suitable for an NQT, or a teacher looking to build their A Level experience in Geography and keen to work with motivated and academic students. Unqualified teachers with passion and subject expertise are also encouraged to apply.

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

This is a full time position, but part time applicants able to work 0.6+ can be considered. The preferred start date is April 2022, but September 2022 is possible for the right candidate.

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 the week beginning Monday  10 January, however applications will be considered before the closing date.

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