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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers’ Main PayScale plus Mossbourne Allowance £1600 or UPS

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Model, in everything you do, the Academy’s values of courtesy, hard work, resilience, integrity and excellence
  • Promote and be committed to the Academy’s aims and objectives and implement Academy policies
  • Work with the Head of Learning Area, and other staff members to ensure the effective provision of teaching and learning in Drama
  • Plan and deliver high-quality lessons on a day-to-day basis
  • Set homework in accordance with Learning Area policy and mark work regularly to aid progression, keep clear records of attainment and follow up on non-submission
  • Keep abreast of developments in Drama Education and ensure that these changes are implemented in lesson delivery and schemes of work
  • Develop a climate for learning and classroom ethos that supports a pedagogy of providing challenge in teaching settings as a basis for improving mainstream practice
  • Organise and run enrichment and extracurricular opportunities and support interventions for students within Drama, including trips, workshops, productions and targeted intervention
  • Line-manage the teachers and support staff within Drama.
  • Lead on consistent and accurate assessment in Drama from years 7-11.
  • Analyse performance data and report trends in attainment and progress to the HOLA.
  • Supporting staff in ensuring excellent student behaviour in Drama lessons, including joining parental meetings when appropriate.
  • Lead the development of schemes of learning and quality assure across the department across all year groups and courses
  • Undertake duties as directed and in accordance with Academy expectations
  • If required, be a form tutor, carrying out the associated responsibilities
  • Supervise Prep and the Bourne Scholar programme when requested
  • Attend and support all Academy events, including parents’ evenings

What the school offers its staff

- First rate professional development, including NQT training programme

- Season Ticket Loans

- MossBike – Cycle to work scheme

- Child Care Vouchers

- Coaching and Mentoring

- Employee Assistant Programme

- Corporate Gym Membership

- Discounts at local restaurants

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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About Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
836 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy (MVPA) we continue to build on The Mossbourne Federation ethos to provide an exceptional education for all pupils in our care. With learning at the heart of everything we do, MVPA continues to raise expectations and achievement in Hackney and its neighbouring boroughs with the belief that all students can fulfill their true potential. Our staff deliver excellent lessons; our pupils enjoy a vibrant enrichment programme and have access to debate, speech making and presentation training through our oratory specialism. Our excellent teaching staff work in a rewarding environment where everyone pulls together for the same thing; the best possible deal for our pupils.

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