Head of Learning Area for Performing Arts: Specialism in Music or Drama
21 days remaining to apply
Job start date
1 September 2023
30 June 2023 at 11:59pm
31 March 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
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What skills and experience we're looking for
The successful applicant will be passionate about the leadership and teaching of performing arts & music at secondary levels, including using Logic Pro X and taking extra-curricular rehearsals. They will be fully aware of the AQA GCSE Drama & Music curriculum and will be able to teach Drama & Music at KS3 and Drama or Music at KS4 and 5. They will be well organised, energetic, and willing to go the ‘extra mile’. They will hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), have a proven track record of successful teaching across different key stages and believe that all students will succeed in Drama & Music.
What the school offers its staff
Working for a Mossbourne Federation Academy means being part of a community of exceptional practitioners. Colleagues are warm, welcoming and supportive of each other. 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
Teacher Training Programme
Season Ticket Loans
MossBike Cycle to work scheme
Coaching & Mentoring
Employee Assistance Programme
Corporate Gym Membership
Discounts at local restaurants
Recruitment Applicant Awards (For Academic Referrals)
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.
Further details about the role
Please note that CVs or incomplete application forms will not be considered. All other applications will be considered; however, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline.
In order to apply for this position please follow the link to our website and complete an application form atwww.mossbourne.org/vacancies
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.
You can follow us on LinkedIn at –https://www.linkedin.com/company/mossbourne-federation/
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About Mossbourne Community Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1445 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
- Ofsted report
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- Email address
The Mossbourne Federation’s flagship academy, Mossbourne Community Academy (MCA) is built on high expectations and doing right by the pupils in our care. We are driven to ensure that MCA pupils have future choice and opportunities, succeed in their chosen career pathway and make positive contributions to society. MCA has not only changed the face of education in Hackney, but has also raised the bar in educational expectations to the highest level; we achieve recognition, nationally, and annually, for setting a new benchmark for non-selective comprehensive education. All pupils, regardless of race, gender, background or ability, are encouraged to achieve their true potential and the behaviour of our pupils is exemplary. With outstanding GCSE and A-level results, year on year, Mossbourne Community Academy is placed within the top 1% of schools in the country. We are tremendously proud that our most recent Ofsted Inspection, dated November 2021, judged the academy as ‘outstanding’ and starts with the sentence ‘Mossbourne Community Academy changes pupil’s lives for the better’, because that is what we do, year on year. In 2023, Mossbourne Community Academy was named the top comprehensive school in London in The Sunday Times ‘Good Schools Guide’, the 5th most oversubscribed school in England and the most oversubscribed school in London. Such recognition is testament to the pride, hard work and dedication of our staff body, pupils and parents.
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