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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 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

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 40 hours per week. 52.143 weeks per year

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Teachers’ Main Payscale + Mossbourne MPS Allowance £1,600.00 + TLR / UPS + TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an outstanding leader and English practitioner who is ready to help the Head of Learning Area lead and manage the department, alongside having individual responsibility for leading and managing Key Stage 4.

The successful applicant will be passionate about English, have excellent subject knowledge and have the drive and ambition to help drive continued improvements in the department. They will be well organised and willing to go the ‘extra mile’.

They will be ready to deputise for the Head of Learning Area when they are unavailable and will embody the high standards that we expect from all of our staff. They will be instrumental in ensuring that outstanding teaching and learning is maintained in the department. They will share in the vision that success in English is for all students and will be instrumental in not only maintaining high standards but have the desire to play a significant role in developing the English Learning Area further.

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

The Mossbourne Federation is actively seeking to increase the proportion of our workforce who come from diverse backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people of Black, Asian and other minority ethnic descent.

Injustice, discrimination and intolerance go against the core tenets of theMossbourneethos. We actively reject discrimination in our academies through continuous review of our working policies & practices across the federation, including at board level.

We are committed to developing and supporting inclusivity, diversity & anti-racism in every facet of what we do.

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/


Commitment to safeguarding

Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to modify job descriptions to ensure the needs of the Federation & students are met. Mossbourne Federation provides equal employment opportunities to all employment applicants and employees without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status. The document is not a comprehensive list; it simply outlines expectations of the role. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The post holder must be committed to safeguarding the welfare of children.

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About Mossbourne Community Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1447 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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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