About LAE

Receptionist Administrator

Type of Position:Support staff
Salary:£18,558 to £21,694 per annum (£15,752 to £18,414 pro rata)
Start Date:September 2021
Closing Date: 9.00am on 26th July 2021

Permanent Part Time

Grade 4 pt. 13-17

Salary: £18,558 to £21,694 pro rata (£15,752 to £18,414 annum)

Term time plus 2 weeks

From September 2021


2 posts available 

Post 1: 8am to 12.30pm 22.5 hours/week

Post 2: 12.30pm to 5pm 22.5 hours/week

London Academy of Excellence (LAE) is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to join this ambitious, selective sixth form. LAE is in an outstanding, heavily oversubscribed school located 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 2020, LAE again secured outstanding A level results. 96% of grades were A*, A or B and 73% of all grades were A* or A. 200+ students progressed to Russell Group universities, including 33 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 a Receptionist committed to providing high standards within the academic administrative team. The role would suit an individual who is articulate and has and attention to detail whilst an excellent multitasker.

The receptionist will also support marketing and admissions in addition to a pool of administrative work in keeping with the role. Administration is key to the smooth running of the Academy working closely with both staff and students. The role is responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.

LAE is a diverse and inclusive school, committed to supporting staff and students to be themselves and succeed on merit.   We are particularly seeking applications from people that represent the diversity of our community.

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@lae.ac.uk 

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

Please include your preference for which post you are making application for.

For more information, please contact Emma Nelson, Business Director on 020 3301 1480 ext 116 or email: emma.nelson@lae.ac.uk

Closing Date for applications is no later than 9.00am on 26th July 2021. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications and therefore early application is advised.

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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