Head of Learning Area for English

Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

Start date: 01/09/2020

Application closing date: 04/05/2020

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 –  4th May 2020

Location – Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy, Victoria Park Rd, London E9 7HD

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).

 

About Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy (MVPA)

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 fulfil 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.

About You

We are looking for an outstanding and experienced middle-leader to join the Extended Leadership Team. This role will be fundamental to maintaining the learning environment in which Mossbourne students excel. As a Head of Learning Area (HoLA), you will be the driving force in maintaining and sustaining high standards in English and ensuring the successful growth of the Mossbourne Federation. The role is both demanding and rewarding and requires an outstanding leader who is robust, rigorous, pays close attention to detail and has superb communication and interpersonal skills.

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

Federation staff are rewarded through access to a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to;

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.