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  • Job start date

    24 April 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,254.00 per annum

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Able to liaise in a professional manner with parents and external agencies, as appropriate
  • Experience working independently and as part of a team
  • Develop & maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders, communicating key information in a timely way
  • Experience of support work with children within an inner-city multicultural academy
  • Experience of handling sensitive data

  • Experience of monitoring children’s achievement
  • Knowledge, understanding & commitment to equal opportunities
  • Demonstrable knowledge of strategies to support children to be their best
  • An awareness of strategies for managing pupils with challenging behaviour
  • Knowledge of issues related to underachievement of children and strategies to engage reluctant or underachieving learners


  • Mentor or counselling qualifications – highly desirable
  • Good educational qualifications (preferably a degree)

IT knowledge

  • Strong working knowledge of the MS Office Applications
  • Ability to swiftly adapt to and utilise new/various systems/software

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to meeting deadlines internally and externally ensuring output consistently is of an exemplary standard
  • Upmost integrity and high levels of motivation & commitment
  • Proactive approach to dealing with problems as they arise
  • Efficient time management & prioritisation skills
  • Genuine interest & passion for the education of young people & the will to contribute to the wider life & community of the Federation; Committed to the principles of Inclusive Education
  • Be an integral member of the team with the initiative to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strategic approach, ability to see the ‘big picture’ and also think ‘outside of the box’
  • Understanding of the need for confidentiality

Applicable to all staff

  • Undertake training as required to fulfil the requirements of the role
  • Support Mossbourne’s efforts both verbally and non-verbally (i.e. via actions and attitude), including adjusting performance and practice in accordance with Mossbourne’s initiatives and findings
  • Play an active role in terms of Safeguarding all students and adults

What the school offers its staff

  • ­ First Rate Professional Development
  • ­ NQT Training Programme
  • ­ Season Ticket Loans
  • ­ MossBike Cycle to work scheme
  • ­ 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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