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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main scale plus £1,600 Mossbourne allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • ability to teach Spanish at KS3 and KS4
  • ability to teach French, Latin or Japanese to KS4
  • knowledge and understanding of how students learn a language
  • ability to reflect on your own and student performance in lessons and adapt practice accordingly
  • ability to select and devise appropriate teaching methods and resources to meet the differing needs of students in reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • effective planning, assessment and record keeping
  • ability to work independently and part of a team, contributing to department and whole school INSET
  • ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with teachers, support staff and parents
  • effective classroom management and efficient organisation of resources


  • a good language based degree
  • high level of Spanish
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

IT knowledge

  • expert knowledge of the Microsoft package (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, Power Point)
  • ability to swiftly adapt to and utilise new/various systems/software
  • capable of making effective and appropriate use of ICT in lesson delivery and within the Learning Area

Behavioural Competencies

  • excellent analytical and multi-dimensional communication skills
  • strategic approach, ability to see the ‘big picture’ and also think ‘outside of the box’
  • ability to meet ALL deadlines internally and externally ensuring output consistently is of an exemplary standard
  • must have the upmost integrity as well as high levels of motivation and commitment.
  • genuine interest and passion for the education of young people and the ability to contribute more widely to the life and community of the Federation

Applicable to all staff

  • undertake training as required to so in order 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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