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Recruitment and development of exceptional teachers will always be the first priority of our school. The much quoted 2007 McKinsey report into effective education systems concluded, “no education system can exceed the quality of its teachers.” Of course, the same is true of any school. At KAA, teaching and learning is our core business, and we focus continually on improving our classroom practice. Our internal training, coaching, mentoring and lesson observation systems are of a national standard. So, whether you are at the start of your teaching career, or someone with many years of experience in the classroom, if you come and work for us you will be given professional development opportunities which are second to none. This means you will need to be reflective, open and committed to your ongoing development. “At KAA we are all learners” is one of our mantras.

If you are interested in joining KAA, please look at the current opportunities listed below.

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The post holder must be committed to safeguarding the welfare of children.

Current Opportunities

In response to the recent fire at Grenfell Tower we are looking to add to our staff team at this time. We believe these additional staff will help lead us through the coming year. Under normal circumstances we would not be recruiting to this extent in the Autumn term, however we feel adding to our numbers at this point is the right approach. For any interested candidate who is not aware of the recent developments at the school you can read about them here

Teacher of Science

doodle_0892We are currently looking for a talented Science teacher to join our Science department. Please see the candidate pack below for more details about this role. If you would like to apply, please send a completed application form to Lavinia Baboi at recruitment@kaa.org.uk by Monday 29th January at 9am.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

Candidate Pack: Teacher of Science

Start Date: January 2018

Deadline: Monday 20th November, 9am.

Application: KAA – Application Form – Teaching staff

Teacher of Maths

doodle_1373We are looking for a talented and committed Maths teacher to join our mathematics department. Please see the candidate pack below for more details about this role. If you would like to apply, please send a completed application form to Lavinia Baboi at recruitment@kaa.org.uk by 20th November.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

Candidate Pack: Teacher of Mathematics

Start Date: January 2018

Deadline: Monday 20th November, 9am

Application: KAA – Application Form – Teaching staff

Teacher of Computer Science

doodle_2380Please see the candidate pack below for more details about this role. If you would like to apply, please send a completed application form to Lavinia Baboi at recruitment@kaa.org.uk by Monday 20th November.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

Candidate Pack: Teacher of Computer

Start Date: January 2018

Deadline: Monday 20th November, 9am

Application: KAA – Application Form – Teaching staff

Teacher of Design Technology (Food Specialist)

doodle_1793We are looking for a motivated Food Specialist to join our Design Technology department. Please see the candidate pack below for more details about this role. If you would like to apply, please send a completed application form to Lavinia Baboi at recruitment@kaa.org.uk by Friday 1st December.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

Candidate Pack: Teacher of DT – Food Specialist

Start Date: February 2018

Deadline: Friday 1st December, 9am – early applications encouraged

Application: KAA – Application Form – Teaching staff

IMG_0717Traveller Teacher

Candidate Pack: Traveller Teacher

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: 8am – 5pm (4pm on Fridays)

Deadline: Monday 4th December, 9am

Application: KAA – Application Form – Teaching staff

Clinical Psychologist

We are currently looking for a Clinical Psychologist as part of the expansion of our therapy team. If you are interested in this role, please send a completed application form to recruitment@kaa.org.uk by Friday 8th December. Further information is available in the candidate pack below.

Candidate Pack: Clinical Psychologist

Start Date: January 2018

Deadline: Friday 8th December, 9am

Application: KAA – Application form – Support staff

doodle_2074Learning Support Assistant

We are currently looking for two Learning Support Assistants, one for our Learning Support department and one in our specialist Autism Centre. If you would like to apply for this role, please send a completed application form to recruitment@kaa.org.uk by Monday 27th November.

Candidate Pack: Learning Support Assistant

Start Date: As soon as possible

Deadline: Monday 27th November, 9am

Application: KAA – Application form – Support staff

18th SeptSchool Reception Manager

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic School Reception Manager to lead a team of reception staff and ensure the smooth running of our front of house.

Candidate Pack: School Reception Manager

Hours: 42 per week – 8.00am until 6.00pm (5.00pm on Fridays)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Deadline: Monday 27th November, 12pm

Application: KAA – Application form – Support staff

More details about KAA

Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA) is a vibrant new 11 – 18 school in Ladbroke Grove, West London. We are the flagship London school of Aldridge Education, a charitable Trust founded by Sir Rod Aldridge to sponsor entrepreneurial schools and colleges. We are also co-sponsored by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London’s highest attaining local authority.

KAA is part of a £66 million development called the Kensington Academy and Leisure Centre project. Our stunning facilities are among the best any school could hope for. We have specialist resources in drama, music, art, design technology, sport and dance. Students have extensive use of the leisure centre and all staff benefit from discounted membership.

We opened in brand new buildings in 2014 and our facilities are second to none. We currently have 660 students in Years 7, 8, 9 & 12 with us, and are growing every year. In a recent inspection the DfE described us as, “one of the best new academies we have ever seen.” Miriam Rosen, former Ofsted Chief Inspector, said, “KAA has got off to a remarkable start and is already securing highly positive outcomes for students.”We expect our first full Ofsted next year and aim to achieve ‘outstanding’ in all areas.

At KAA we offer a quality and standard that are unique in the state sector, partnered as we are with the Godolphin & Latymer and Charterhouse independent schools and LAMDA and the Royal Academy of Dance. Situated in stunning new buildings, we have facilities to rival any school.

At KAA we are working to build an exceptional school with the highest possible standards and to do that, of course, we need an exceptional staff team. We ask a lot from our staff, expecting them to deliver excellent lessons, day in day out. We also provide extensive support and professional development opportunities. In a start-up school, with a central focus on teaching and learning, you will have the space to extend your classroom skills which would be hard to find elsewhere.

More information about the academy is available in the school prospectus and Sixth Form prospectus.