About LAE

Biologist in Residence

Type of Position:Teaching staff
Start Date:September 2017
Closing Date: Monday 24 April


Biologist in Residence

Required for September 2017
Full or part time

Fixed-term contract for one year (with option to extend to 2-3 years)

London Academy of Excellence (LAE) is seeking to recruit a highly inspirational and academically skilled biologist with exceptional subject knowledge to teach and support the most able students in this ambitious, academically selective sixth form.

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-breaking 20 sixth formers have secured offers from Oxford and Cambridge universities.

LAE is located 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.

The role

We seek a teacher with exceptional postgraduate qualifications who is passionate and committed to high academic standards in their subject. A teaching qualification is not necessarily required for this post, but a passion and aptitude for teaching and imparting knowledge is essential. The successful applicant will enjoy a reduced teaching load to give more time for subject development and the sharing of best practice.

This post would suit a passionate biologist on either a part- or full-time basis.

What LAE can offer you:

  • the opportunity to engage with your subject to the highest standard with many of the most able and inquisitive young people in east London;
  • 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: Monday 24 April, 9 a.m.

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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