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Welcome

Walthamstow Academy is part of United Learning, one of the most established academy sponsors in the country, with a proven track record in education. United Learning's aim, which we share, is to bring out 'the best in everyone' – students, staff and the wider academy community.

Serving the vibrant, diverse community in Walthamstow and celebrating all the challenges and opportunities of a central London school, we are dedicated to securing the best outcomes possible for our students. We want each and every student to gain the skills, qualifications and confidence they need to fulfil their dreams and ambitions and go on to lead successful, happy adult lives.

We are as dedicated to our teachers’ development as our students’; we offer a wide variety of continuous professional development (CPD) opportunities in-house and alongside colleagues across United Learning. Throughout the year, our staff are encouraged to share best practice and develop subject specialisms and are given the chance to train for leadership positions.

Now celebrating our tenth anniversary, we have been a quiet success story and are proud to be the first choice school for local families. If you would like to begin or progress your career at an ambitious, high-performing London school, I warmly encourage you to get in touch and visit us in person.

I look forward to meeting you.

Ms Emma Skae

Principal

Quotes

  • "My teachers care about my education. They are friendly and are interested in me as a person.
    Year 9 student
  • “I feel supported in everything I do here at Walthamstow Academy. My keyworker really helps me.”
    Year 8 student
  • “Walthamstow Academy has given me so many amazing opportunities that I enjoy being able to contribute to the school community.”
    Sixth Form Student
  • “The Academy Production feels so professional – I feel like a real actor.”
    Year 7 student

 

Testimonials

  • “Walthamstow Academy is the place to be! I have been part of this academy since inception in 2006. Walthamstow Academy is a vibrant school with a great spirit of camaraderie where staff and students alike work in harmony to achieve the best outcomes for our students.

    “The academy is well led and very supportive of its staff with a clear management structure which ensures that support is scaffolded where required. I have had the opportunity to attend and lead INSETS that have helped me grow professionally. I enjoy working at Walthamstow Academy because of the team spirit and the great opportunities that it offers. Students are respectful and there is mutual respect amongst staff.


    “If you are looking for a school where you would enjoy your role and at the same time enhance your professional knowledge, then come and work at Walthamstow Academy!”
    Head of Modern Foreign Languages, ninth year at Walthamstow Academy
  • “Walthamstow Academy is a great place to come for those seeking to grow their career in terms of taking on new responsibility and/or roles. I came here for a promotion initially (Head of Physics) and by the end of my first year I had been promoted again (Head of KS5 Science).

    “I have learnt more here, both in terms of performing new roles and training, and been provided with further opportunities than at any other school I have worked at. It is also really good fun to work here as the staff are very helpful and the Senior Team is extremely supportive. I would recommend Walthamstow Academy to anyone looking to develop themselves into middle leadership roles beyond being a classroom teacher."
    Head of KS5 Science, second year at Walthamstow Academy
  • “Joining Walthamstow Academy as a trainee teacher has given me a fantastic experience of teaching for the first time. With a strong and supportive department, I felt immediately welcome and have learnt so much. Beyond the department there is a strong sense of unity amongst the staff, with everyone’s door always open. Fortnightly trainee teacher and NQT sessions have provided the relevant information at the right time to assist in development and there has been the opportunity to ask for sessions we feel are the most relevant. The Senior Leadership Team is always visible, providing continuous support to staff with a range of issues.

    “Since joining the academy there have been many opportunities to take on extra responsibility and since September I have taken two school trips and helped in delivering the Most Able and Talented provision on a weekly basis. In the summer term, I will be coordinating the academy’s participation in an external provision programme whereby students will work with a PhD tutor on a six-week project, starting and ending with two further trips.

    “I look forward to taking on further responsibility in the future, and there is a clear opportunity for career progression which I hope to take advantage of in the next few years.”
    English NQT, first year at Walthamstow Academy

 

Benefits

Working at Walthamstow Academy, you will receive:

  • The opportunity to be part of developing a centre of excellence for young people;
  • Excellent facilities and resources;
  • Access to an outstanding professional development programme;
  • A chance to become part of one of the most established academy trusts in the country;
  • Caring, dedicated and friendly students who want to learn and fulfil their potential;
  • Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development;
  • Opportunities to be creative and to inspire your students;
  • Free use of Academy Fitness Suite.

United Learning Benefits

As an employee of United Learning you are entitled to a set of core benefits, as well as a range of flexible benefits through our United Rewards scheme. You can find out more on our careers site.

Core Benefits

  • A contributory pension scheme, relevant to your role (including access to Teacher and Local Government Schemes);
  • Occupational sick pay;
  • Tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through the United Learning Institute.

Flexible Benefits

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Gym membership

  • Health screening

  • Retail savings

Where


United Learning

By joining Walthamstow Academy you will also become part of United Learning - a unique group of independent and state schools working together to bring out the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education, which prepares young people to progress in learning and to make a success of their lives. United Learning focuses sharply on the evidence of what makes it more likely that young people will progress and succeed, apply that to classroom practice, allowing schools to continue to learn and develop. It is a priority to provide teachers with excellent professional support and development, so that every child receives an excellent experience.

The approach is underpinned by a sense of moral purpose and commitment to doing what is right for children and young people, supporting colleagues to achieve excellence and acting with integrity in all our dealings within and beyond the organisation, in the interests of young people everywhere.

The development programmes offer access to tailor-made training no matter your career stage, alongside unrivalled opportunities for your career development across both the maintained and independent sectors. The Performance and Development Reviews (PDR) encompass personal aspiration, impact on pupil achievement and identification of continuous professional development and training that is right for you and your future. For more information please visit our dedicated careers site.

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