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.

Vacancies at Chelsea Academy

Please click on the box below for our current vacancies which are hosted by TES. All vacancies require the submission of a TES digital application form. We do not accept CV’s. To find out more about Chelsea Academy please visit our school portal on the TES.

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 NPQMLNPQSLteaching 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:

  • Private health insurance including physiotherapy.
  • Free lunch each day.
  • An Academy Laptop.
  • Performance related pay.
  • More PPA time than local schools.
  • 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

Chelsea Academy is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from suitable candidates no matter their gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability, however, we do expect all our staff to note and follow our Christian ethos which is outlined on our website.


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 March 2017. Your professional development is important to us.