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.
Salary: Inner London Main Scale +TLR + Private Healthcare + Chelsea Academy Benefits
Start: September 2018
Closing Date: Thursday 22nd March 2018 at 12:00 pm
Interview Date: Wednesday 28th March 2018
The Academy is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher in Charge of Media and Film Studies, who has a track record of raising attainment and delivering outstanding lessons.
In particular, candidates should have:
We would welcome applicants that may not have taught both media and film and would support suitably outstanding colleagues in developing the experience needed for these areas.
We hope that the application pack, along with the Academy’s website, gives you all of the information that you need to help you apply for a post here. Chelsea Academy is a great place to work and visitors often comment on the excellent behaviour of our students, the friendliness of our staff and the fantastic Academy building. Our aim is simple; to provide the best quality education for all the students that attend the Academy, to produce happy and employable young people and to become one of the best schools in London.
We are currently graded outstanding by Ofsted and SIAMS, a World Class School and are a member of the Leading Edge network. In the summer we achieved our best ever GCSE and A level results in terms of both progress (top 10% nationally) and attainment. However, we are much more than a successful, academically focused school. We believe in educating the whole child and our Christian values of joy, perseverance, servant leadership, charity and forgiveness underpin everything we stand for. It is important that all of our staff, whether they are teachers or not, work closely with our young people and ensure that they are successful in all that they do. We are looking for staff who will always go the extra mile for our young people and believe that education happens both in and out of the classroom.
Chelsea Academy is a great place to work (we are one of the few schools in the country with Investors in People Gold – reaccredited in March 2017), our staff are friendly and supportive and we offer a whole range of professional development opportunities no matter what stage you are at in your career. We want all of our teachers to be typically outstanding and so offer unrivalled professional development and support. This includes a CPD session every week (including opportunities to regularly visit other schools for newly qualified teachers) and a thriving in house Lead Practitioner team that coach and support staff across the Academy. Through the Chelsea Academy Way for Learning we have a simple, flexible and consistent way of developing typically outstanding teaching. Most of our senior and middle leaders started as teachers with us and have developed into highly talented practitioners. We offer internal and external training through NPQML, NPQSL and Teaching Leaders – your professional development is important to us. Academy staff have access to a wide range of benefits these include a private healthcare package, 24 hour GP service, physiotherapy and a confidential well-being support line as well as a laptop and free lunch.
How to apply
You will need to complete the application form below and return to the Academy. Sorry but we do not accept CV’s. The deadline for applications is Thursday 22nd March 2018 at 12:00 pm. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 28th March 2018. It will assist the shortlisting process if applicants can address directly the criteria in the person specification in their supporting statements.
If you have any further questions about this post, then please feel free to contact Anisha Yatally (HR Adviser) on email@example.com, who can put you in contact with the relevant staff member. Visits to the Academy and / or requests for informal discussions with the Principal are welcome and can be arranged by Anisha.
Inner London Leadership Scale + Private Healthcare + Chelsea Academy Benefits
Closing Date: Friday 16th March, 12 noon
Interview Date: Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd March
We are looking for an outstanding middle leader to join us as AP Inclusion. You will be an excellent teacher and middle leader that will join a welcoming and collegiate leadership team who aspire for every student, no matter their background, to succeed at school and in life.
Chelsea Academy is a high performing, inspirational community of learning with high expectations, underpinned by a culture of “no excuses”. We are currently graded Outstanding by Ofsted and Statutory Inspection Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS), are one of only 20 World Class Schools and are a member of the SSAT Leading Edge network. We are significantly oversubscribed at Year 7 and Year 12 and currently have over 1100 students on roll.
This is an exciting and newly created post for an ambitious and experienced middle leader who is ready to take the next step into school leadership. We are looking for someone to lead key aspects of the pastoral system and work closely with the Vice Principal (Inclusion) to ensure that our students are happy, safe and confident young people. The successful post holder will have a range of responsibilities and training will be provided to ensure they are confident across all areas of the remit. However, the ability to relate to students and parents as well as the desire to ensure that even our most vulnerable and challenging students succeed is key to this role. You will need to demonstrate at interview that you have the resilience for the role and have a track record of improving the life chances of inner-city young people. You should be able to demonstrate that you are a high profile, reliable member of staff that is committed to inclusion.
The role is varied and has been designed to prepare the post holder for a Vice Principal role in three to four years time. There is a mix of whole school responsibilities, statutory duties and line management of pastoral and curriculum areas which will allow the post holder to develop and excel in the brief. Specifically you will be responsible for:
To apply, you need to show evidence of being a successful middle leader and have a minimum of two years of middle leadership experience including relevant pastoral experience.
How to apply
You need to write no more than 3 sides of A4 explaining why you are suited to the role and the impact that you have had in your current or previous roles. You will also need to complete an academy application form.
If you have any further questions about this post, then please feel free to contact Anisha Yatally (HR Adviser) on firstname.lastname@example.org, who can put you in contact with the relevant staff member. We are also offering the opportunity for you to visit the Academy before making an application for the role. Please contact my PA, Lauren Allen, to arrange a place on either 0207 376 3019 ext. 0002 or email@example.com. A tour will take place on Thursday 8th March 2018 at 4pm.
If you want to work in a happy, purposeful inner city academy with a strong Christian ethos and commitment to helping every student go on to university or meaningful employment, then we would welcome your application.
37 hours per week, term time plus two weeks. Scale 3 (14-17) £20,310 – £21,252 per annum pro rata,
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing date: Friday 16th February at 12pm
Interview date: Tuesday 20th February
The Academy is seeking to appoint a Receptionist with personal qualities and skills of the highest order to help ensure an outstanding service at reception is provided at all times. The skills required for the role include excellent communication, organisational and ICT skills as well as being able to deliver quality customer service to all visitors to the Academy in a calm, efficient and professional manner.
Besides being in charge of the smooth running of the Academy’s reception, the role also consists of administration duties such as typing correspondence; producing documents; processing post and bulk photocopying. The Receptionist will be covering a period from 7.30 am until 3.00 pm Monday through Friday.
Salary: Inner London Main Scale
Start: September 2018
Closing Date: Friday 16th February 2018 at 12:00 pm
Interview Date: Thursday 22nd February 2018
The Academy is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of English, who has a track record of raising
attainment and delivering outstanding lessons.
In particular, candidates should have:
● A passion for English teaching and the ability to inspire and enthuse students of all aptitudes.
● Strong subject knowledge, with the ability to teach English Literature up to AS/A2 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
● A clear understanding of the latest curriculum and pedagogical developments in English
Applications from NQTs are welcome and will also be considered.
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.
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.
A number of our middle and senior leaders started at the Academy and have been promoted internally. We also have a number of middle leader whom we have developed into senior leaders at other schools. We have particular expertise in the area of leadership development and improving teaching in class. We are always looking for excellent ambitious teachers to join us so that we can develop them further. As well as developing staff we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
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
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.
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 March 2017. Your professional development is important to us.