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Administrative Assistant (Academic)

Type of Position:Support staff
Salary:GR4 £17,750 - £20,750 (£15,823 - £18,497 pro rata)
Start Date:From November 2020
Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 1st November 2020

Administrative Assistant (Academic)

Permanent or 1-year Fixed Term

Salary: GR4 £17,750 - £20,750 (£15,823 - £18,497 pro rata)

Term time plus 3 weeks

From November 2020


London Academy of Excellence (LAE) is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant (Academic) to join a thriving and successful sixth form college. LAE is an ambitious, academically selective sixth form in the heart of Stratford, close to the Olympic Park and just two minutes from Stratford Station (zone 2/3), with excellent links to all parts of London.


In 2019, LAE secured outstanding A level results. 93% of grades were A*, A or B and 65% of all grades were A* or A. 200 students progressed to Russell Group universities, including 25 to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.  Our average grade was an A- and our ALPS 1 value-added score places us in the top 1% of schools nationally for progress. We are delighted to have achieved the best A-level results in east London for five consecutive years.


The role

We seek an Administrative Assistant (Academic) committed to providing high standards within the academic administrative team. An individual who can support the efficient operation of the public examinations, internal assessment and university application processes. Will also be expected to support with timetable and other academic administration and communication, working closely with staff and students. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. This role would suit someone interested in becoming proficient in educational data management and/or training to become an examinations officer.

LAE can offer you:

  • the opportunity to gain experience of working with young people in one of the country’s leading sixth form schools;
  • a culture of professional trust and collegiate working that promotes autonomy, innovation and rigour;
  • access to an outstanding package of regular, high-quality continuous professional development and support;
  • a modern and positive working environment minutes from the Olympic Park and Stratford Station;
  • staff benefits including, Cycle Scheme, Tech Scheme and discounted local gym memberships.


How to apply?

Applications should be submitted to applications@excellencelondon.ac.uk 

Please submit with a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 and the LAE application form. 

For more information, please contact Doreen Agbodo, Business Director on 020 3301 1480 or email: doreen.agbodo@lae.ac.uk.


Closing Date for applications is midnight Sunday 1 November 2020.

 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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