Chelsea Academy is a fantastic place to work. Staff have access to first class facilities, motivated and committed students and an ethos of professional development and self improvement.

Mathematics Curriculum Leader

Salary: Inner London Leadership Scale 7- 13 (plus R&R allowance for an outstanding candidate)
Start: September 2017 or earlier start

Closing Date:  Thursday 2nd March 2017 at 12:00 pm     
Interview Date: Friday 10th March 2017

Are you an excellent maths leader? Do you have an excellent track record in maths results at GCSE and A level? Do you want to work with the West London Maths Hub to improve mathematics teaching across the country? Do you want to lead one of the country’s most successful maths department? Do you want to teach motivated and gifted maths students? If so, you may be our new Head of Mathematics.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Mathematics Curriculum Leader, who has a track record of raising attainment and delivering outstanding lessons. We are looking for an outstanding teacher and leader to enhance and develop teaching and learning in Mathematics. You will hold a role of responsibility at middle leadership level and be looking to gain experience through a challenging promoted role.

The successful candidate will be a confident and strategically-minded individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to take a leading role for the overall management and further development of Mathematics in the Academy. Whilst appropriate training and support will be provided for the successful candidate, applicants will need to be able to exhibit strong leadership and organisational skills including a good understanding of leading, managing and participating in successful teams.

Our Maths department is high performing, friendly and supportive. Our results in terms of progress and attainment have been significantly above national averages for the past three years. We are a member of the West London Maths Hub and through this have access to research grants and funding as well as looking at ways of experimenting in the teaching of mathematics. We are keen for our new head of maths to both continue to improve their own teaching but also to be involved in the cutting edge of mathematics research through the maths hub.

Application pack
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Teacher of Physics

Salary: Inner London Main Scale
Start: September 2017

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 12:00 pm
Interview Date: Tuesday 14th March 2017

The Academy is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Physics, who has a track record of raising attainment and delivering outstanding lessons. We offer an outstanding, settled and stable science department where you will be developed and can teach. We have a science specialism which is seen across the Academy and have links with numerous universities and scientific associations. Our students go to CERN each year and we believe in the power of fieldwork and outdoor education. This is an excellent science department to work in and has results which are significantly above national averages and are some of the best in London.

In particular, candidates should have:

  • An excellent track record teaching GCSE and AS/A2 level, where possible, demonstrated through exemplary examination results (for NQTs, the ability to describe how to get excellent GCSE and A level results would be an advantage).
  • The ability to teach Physics up to A-level would be advantageous but not essential
  • The capacity to contribute to the development of the Academy’s Christian ethos
  • The ability to inspire and motivate others
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Enthusiasm for developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching and student participation
  • A clear understanding of the latest curriculum and pedagogical developments in Science and associated curriculum areas
  • The passion and commitment to work in an outstanding, inner-city Academy.

Application pack
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Teacher of Mathematics

Salary: Inner London Main Scale (enhanced pay available for a more experienced candidate)
Start: September 2017

Closing Date: Thursday 9th March 2017 at 12:00 pm
Interview Date: Thursday 16th March 2017

The Academy is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Mathematics, who has a track record of raising attainment and delivering outstanding lessons. Our maths department has a history of excellent examination performance at GCSE and A level and all of our post holders started their careers with us. We are partnered with the West London Maths Hub and also have a number of unique maths trips and visits. We want our staff and our students to love and understand maths and hope that all applicants will share our passion for the subject – this will be looked for at interview!

In particular, candidates should have:

  • An excellent track record teaching at GCSE and AS/A2 level, where possible demonstrated through exemplary examination results (for NQTs, the ability to describe how to get excellent GCSE and A level results would be an advantage).
  • A passion for mathematics and the ability to inspire and enthuse students of all aptitudes
  • Strong subject knowledge with the potential to teach outstanding lessons in mathematics up to A level
  • The capacity to contribute to the development of the Academy’s Christian ethos
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Enthusiasm for developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching and student participation
  • The passion and commitment to work in an outstanding, inner-city Academy.

Application pack
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School Direct Vacancies (Unsalaried)

The Academy is seeking to appoint highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic future teachers who would like to benefit from beginning their career in an Academy centred around it’s high standards in teaching and learning. The schools Direct programme here at Chelsea Academy is organised through the West London Teaching Schools Alliance (WLTSA) and is partnered with St Mary’s University. It enables you to achieve a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). We currently have vacancies in English, Maths, Geography, History, Modern Languages and RE. All of these vacancies can be found and applied for through on the WLTSA website using the link below.

Here you will be able to find the dates for teacher training recruitment fairs and open days; information about how to apply (through UCAS); a simple explanation of the different routes into teaching, clarifying what ‘School Direct’ teacher training actually means and its advantages including the different salaried and unsalaried options; an explanation about different qualification outcomes; information about finance, entry requirements and links to all our partner school websites.  The recruitment period lasts throughout this academic year but some programmes have limited places and we advise you to apply as soon as possible.

Working at Chelsea Academy

Chelsea Academy is a fantastic place to work. Staff have access to first class facilities, motivated and committed students and an ethos of professional development and self improvement. Whether you join as an associate member of staff, an NQT, a middle leader or a member of the leadership team your development is important to us. We are committed to ensure that all staff have access to outstanding CPD, be this in school through our in-house ‘excellence in leadership’ program (a bespoke 8 module course facilitated by external leadership coaches), or the more regular NPQML, NPQSL, Teaching Leaders or Future Leaders routes. We also have a two hour staff development session every week to ensure that you have the most up to date training and development opportunities as all of our students deserve the best teaching and best teachers. Other benefits of working at Chelsea Academy include:

  • Free lunch each day.
  • An Academy Laptop.
  • Access to the Chelsea Academy Learning Cloud (CALC) with anytime, anywhere access to email, calendars, the staff shared drive and the google suit of productivity tools (gmail, drive, calendar, google classroom etc…).
  • Easy access to central London via the District line (Fulham Broadway is a pleasant 15 minute walk from the Academy).
  • Five minutes walk from Imperial Wharf Station – served by the Overground and Southern Railway.
  • Membership to the staff association which arranges social events each half term.

Equal Opportunities

At Chelsea Academy we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all. All member of our community have the right to respect and tolerance from others and equally are expected to treat others with the same respect and tolerance. We encourage and enable employees and students to achieve their full potential in an environment which is free from all forms of unfair treatment, discrimination and harassment. The values and ethos of the Academy are central to our Equality and Equal Opportunities policy

Safeguarding

Chelsea Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will have to be able to satisfy an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Investors in People Gold

We have held the Investors in People Gold award for the past 4 years and are proud to have been re-accredited this award in 2015. Your professional development is important to us.