34 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    24 August 2023

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Dependent on experience a maximum of TLR 1b £10,382 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Educated to degree level

Holds Qualified Teacher Status

National Professional Qualification or willingness to complete

Teaching experience in Key Stages 3 and 4 with proven good and outstanding outcomes

Responsibility within an English Department

Experience of using data to design and deliver specialist intervention strategies and plans

Experience of developing a high quality curriculum

Experience as a form tutor

Professional Knowledge and Skills (Application/Interview/References)

Excellent subject knowledge

Understanding and experience of implementing positive and effective behaviour management strategies to create a positive climate for learning

Exceptional understanding of elements of effective teaching and can evidence where they have secured good progress of students

Able to effectively use formative and summative assessment to inform planning and interventions

Experience of working with students with SEND/ EAL and ability to secure good progress for these students

Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection issues and procedures, including both statutory requirements and best practice

Knowledge and understanding of the curriculum and assessment requirements at KS3 and KS4

Skilled in assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of pupils against targets

Ability to hold others to account

Committed to supporting and working with others as part of a team

Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for driving improvements to maximise students’ life chances

High level of communication skills both orally and in writing

Committed to delivering an inclusive learning experience for all pupils and overcoming barriers to learning and achievement

Ability to manage own work load effectively and respond swiftly to tight dead lines

Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to enthuse and motivate others and develop effective partnerships

Ability to give, receive and act on feedback

Personal resilience, persistence and perseverance

Motivated, enthusiastic and flexible

Committed to own continual professional development

Committed to the Mowbray Education Trust values and aims

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
  • An extensive and personalised professional development programme
  • A great sense of community and range of opportunities for staff and students
  • Opportunities to develop your career within our growing Trust

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

Applying for the job

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About John Ferneley College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1201 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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 recruitment@mowbrayeducation.org.

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