• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    9 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Assistant Vice Principal

Salary – Competitive
Hours of work – Full time
Contract – Permanent
Start date – 1st September 2021
Closing date – 9th April 2021
Interview date– 20th April 2021
Location – Mossbourne Riverside Academy, East Bay Lane, Hackney, London E15 2GW

Mossbourne Riverside Academy are seeking an outstanding Assistant Vice Principal to join the team. The Academy is looking for an outstanding leader to join the Senior Leadership Team. This role will be fundamental to maintaining the learning environment in which Mossbourne students excel. As a senior leader you will be a driving force in maintaining and sustaining high standards, and ensuring the successful growth of the Academy and the Mossbourne Federation.

The role will focus on the attainment and raising aspirations of all pupils to ensure that they fulfil their true potential. This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to shape a growing Academy that continues to raise expectations and achievement in Hackney and its neighbouring boroughs. The successful candidate will be committed to making a significant contribution to the strategic development and moving the Academy forward as it grows.

The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and a proven track-record of exemplary practice as a middle leader, together with the ability to be responsible for an element of Academy development. They will also have excellent classroom practice across all key stages. The role is both demanding and rewarding and requires an outstanding leader who is robust, rigorous, pays close attention to detail and has superb communication and interpersonal skills.

Working for a Mossbourne Federation Academy means being part of a community of exceptional practitioners. Colleagues are warm, welcoming and supportive; each morning you can expect a ‘hello’ from a friendly face. As one of the country’s leading federations, expectations of staff are high. The Mossbourne Federation engages with, and supports its workforce, thus creating an inspirational working environment which nurtures the development of personal and professional excellence.
Set within the metropolitan borough of Hackney, all Mossbourne Federation Academies are in close proximity to London Overground stations, providing a no-fuss commute for colleagues living in other London boroughs. London’s fashionable ‘East and West Ends’ are also only a short distance away.
Federation staff are rewarded through access to a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to:
- First Rate Professional Development
- NQT Training Programme
- Season Ticket Loans
- MossBike – Cycle to work scheme
- Coaching and Mentoring
- Employee Assistant Programme
- Corporate Gym Membership
- Discounts at local restaurants
- Recruitment Applicant Awards
- The Mossbourne Allowance (conditions apply)

If you are passionate about innovative education, have a commitment to personal excellence and are ready for a new challenge, we welcome your application.
More information about the post and an online application form can be found on our website: http://www.mossbourne.org/vacancies
Please note that CV’s or incomplete application forms will not be considered. All other applications will be considered, however, only those that are shortlisted will be contacted. Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline.
“The Mossbourne Federation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.”

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
304 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
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About Mossbourne Riverside Academy

Located in the London 2012 Olympic Park, at Mossbourne Riverside Academy (MRA) we continue to build on The Mossbourne Federation ethos of exceptional education for all of our pupils. With learning at the heart of everything we do MRA continues to raise expectations and achievement in Hackney and its neighbouring boroughs; we believe that all pupils can fulfil their true potential. Our pupils receive great lessons, enjoy a vibrant curriculum and have access to world-class sporting facilities. Our outstanding teaching staff provide pupils with a happy and caring learning environment, with high expectations for behaviour and manners throughout the academy.

School location

East Bay Lane, London, E15 2GW

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