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  • Job start date

    24 August 2023

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Negotiable for the right candidates up to a maximum TLR 2b £4,974)

What skills and experience we're looking for

As a rapidly expanding and over-subscribed school, we are seeking to appoint a talented practitioner to support the Head of Department in leadership of the English Team. The appointed person will join us from August 2023, and help lead the teaching, learning and curriculum development of English so all our students leave with the knowledge and skills to thrive and make a positive impact on society.

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who wants to work in an environment that genuinely puts pupils first and can inspire staff and students to achieve. Regardless of experience, if you have passion and talent for Personal Development and want to work hard to ignite this in our young people, then you will fit right into our friendly team.

John Ferneley College is an exciting (and regularly inspiring) place to work. We are driven by a single vision which is to do our best for every single student and to create an environment where every student can thrive. This guides all of our decision making and forward planning in a very transparent way.

What the school offers its staff

Why join John Ferneley College?

  • An opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic team with a ‘can do’ attitude to securing life chances for children
  • High aspiration for all our students and an environment with moral purpose at its heart
  • An extensive and personalised professional development programme to help you achieve your own goals
  • A sensible approach to teacher workload
  • Our wonderful students
  • A great sense of community and range of opportunities for staff and students
  • Opportunities to develop your career within our growing Trust

This move has to be the right one for you, so please contact Anna Butler (Executive Lead for People and Development) on the below details for further information, to arrange a visit or if you would like to have an initial discussion about the role. You can also read more about our Trust below.

Further details about the role

About the Mowbray Education Trust

John Ferneley College is located in Leicestershire and is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Derby and Oakham. The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a family of schools dedicated to providing children with a first-class education. Based in Leicestershire and reaching far beyond, our settings support pupils throughout their education journey, providing them with the skills and knowledge to thrive and make a positive impact on society.

Our vision is to deliver first-class teaching and learning with integrity. This means that every young person attending our schools, regardless of background or ability, receives a first-class education.

Our Senior Leadership Team work collaboratively across the Trust to enhance each school, whilst allowing them to keep their own sense of individuality.

As our Trust grows, so does our need for talented, skilled individuals. Each of our employees bring a unique mindset, new ideas and positively impact the development of our Trust. We are therefore dedicated to:

- Creating our own

- Growing our own

- Inspiring our own

- Retaining our own

And of Course, Children First!

For more information about working for our Trust, visit our website: www.mowbrayeducation.org/join-us

Our Trust Employee Benefits

- High quality continuous professional development throughout the year

- Career progression opportunities within the Trust

- Occupational sick pay, maternity and paternity pay

- Access to the generous Teacher Pension Scheme

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Free eye care tests

- On-site parking (JFC/BR/SRD/GRV)

- Employee wellbeing schemes

- Accessible central services including HR, finance and IT

Mowbray Education Trust ~ Children first

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About John Ferneley College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1178 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
07525 889925

John Ferneley College is a 11-16 secondary academy and part of the Mowbray Education Trust.

Located in the beautiful rural market town of Melton Mowbray, we serve around 1150 students from within Melton Mowbray and beyond.

Arranging a visit to John Ferneley College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email futuretalent@mowbrayeducation.org.

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