This job expired on 4 December 2023

  • Start date details

    To start from April 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

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No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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What skills and experience we're looking for

The Headteacher of John Ferneley will play a crucial role in supporting the development our secondary phase, working collaboratively across the secondary leadership team within the culture of the Trust and sharing accountability for the performance and success of the secondary schools. The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader who has the creativity, courage and commitment to enable staff and students to achieve and who has a track record of leading change and improvement.

Much of our most recent success, we attribute to identifying, attracting and retaining people with humility, warmth and the potential to be brilliant. If you are an inspirational leader with an ability to motivate others to develop a culture of high expectations and are interested in taking a key role, not only in our Trust, but in shaping the future of education, we can’t wait to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

We are delighted to be appointing an experienced aspirational leader to join our trust secondary leadership team as Headteacher of John Ferneley College at this very exciting time for Mowbray Education Trust. We are 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. Mowbray Education Trust is a successful and growing multi-academy trust with 535 staff in total, 201 of whom are teachers, and just over 3300 pupils.

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 common values of integrity, collaboration and transparency underpin all that we do and ensure we hold one another accountable for delivering an outstanding education experience.

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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

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 celder@mowbrayeducation.org.

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