Head of Learning Area for English

Mossbourne Community Academy

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

Start date: 01/09/2020

Application closing date: 30/04/2020

Contract Type: Full-Time (Permanent)

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Salary – Competitive dependent on experience

Start date – 1st September 2020

Work pattern – Full-time

Contract – Permanent

Closing date –  30th April 2020

Location – Mossbourne Community Academy, 100 Downs Park Road, London E5 8JY

Interview dates – TBC

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Background

The Mossbourne Federation is the realisation of Sir Clive Bourne’s dream to provide the children of Hackney with an outstanding education. Since 2004 the Federation has nurtured Sir Clive’s dream by fostering kind, courteous, hard-working and well-rounded learners by providing an outstanding education based on the core values of ‘Excellence’, ‘No Excuses’ and ‘Unity’. Through upholding these core values, Mossbourne will be the first academy federation whose schools are without exception, exceptional.

The Federation’s calm working atmosphere creates well-rounded individuals who excel in the arts, on the sporting field and academically. All learners, regardless of ability, benefit from the innovative and enlightened approaches to teaching and learning within The Mossbourne Federation.

The Mossbourne Federation comprises four academies: Mossbourne Community Academy (secondary and which includes The Mossbourne Federation Sixth Form), Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy (secondary), Mossbourne Parkside Academy (primary) and Mossbourne Riverside Academy (primary).

Located in the London 2012 Olympic Park, at Mossbourne Riverside Academy (MRA) we continue to build on The Mossbourne Federation ethos of exceptional education for all of our pupils. With learning at the heart of everything we do MRA continues to raise expectations and achievement in Hackney and its neighbouring boroughs; we believe that all pupils can fulfil their true potential. Our pupils receive great lessons, enjoy a vibrant curriculum and have access to world-class sporting facilities. Our outstanding teaching staff provide pupils with a happy and caring learning environment, with high expectations for behaviour and manners throughout the academy.

About Mossbourne Community Academy (MCA)

The Mossbourne Federation’s flagship academy, Mossbourne Community Academy (MCA) is built on high expectations and doing right by the pupils in our care in order for them to succeed. 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 for setting a new benchmark for non-selective comprehensive education. All pupils, regardless of background or ability, are encouraged to achieve their true potential. With outstanding GCSE and A-level results, year on year, Mossbourne Community Academy is placed within the top 1% of schools in the country.

About You

We are seeking an outstanding leader and English practitioner who is ready to join the Extended Leadership Team and lead one of the top English departments in the country. The English department is renowned within the Academy for its consistently outstanding results at GCSE and A Level, as well as for its collaborative and friendly staff who are at the forefront of teaching and learning across the school. We are looking for someone with the vision, grit and academic acumen to continue the department’s success.

To view the full job description for this role, please click here: HOLA English – JD

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
Recruitment Applicant Awards
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.

Please note that CV’s or incomplete application forms will not be considered. All other applications will be considered – However, only those that are shortlisted will be contacted. Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline.