Development Officer

Federation Multi-Site Role

Salary: £28,756 to £35,517 (FTE)

Start date: 01/03/2023

Application closing date: 10/02/2023

Contract Type: Full-Time (Permanent)

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Salary         :    Spine Point Range 24 – 32 on the support staff pay scale, currently £28,756 to £35,517 (FTE)

Starting       :    To be confirmed

Working     :    Full Time – 52 weeks per annum

Contract     :    Permanent

Deadline     :    12:00 noon – Friday 10th February 2023

Location     :    Hackney

Interviews   :    Tuesday 21st February 2023 at Mossbourne Community Academy, Downs Park Road. E5 8JY.

Are you considering your next career move? Are you an experienced fundraiser or fundraising manager looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work in a ground-breaking school environment with the opportunity to change the lives of pupils, enabling them to grow into exceptional, well-rounded members of society? If so, then the Mossbourne Federation, one of the most successful groups of academy schools in the country, wants to hear from you.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Development Officer to help implement the Federation’s fundraising strategy. The role will focus on strengthening and expanding the funding pipelines supporting the enrichment programmes that are an integral part of the transformative education provided by Mossbourne academies.

Our current programme offer includes:

  • Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Medicine / Dentistry / Veterinary Medicine
  • Music
  • Rowing

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, we have high expectations of our staff. The Mossbourne Federation engages with and supports its workforce by creating an inspirational working environment which nurtures the development of personal and professional excellence.

Set within the London borough of Hackney, all Mossbourne Federation academies are near 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
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • MossBike Cycle to work scheme
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Discounts at local restaurants

Application process, interview, & appointment

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 10th February 2023.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed about being called to an initial interview no later than Friday 17th February 2023.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 21st February 2023.

Candidates will receive interview details in advance.

Job Description here : JD Development Officer 2023

Please e-mail a copy of your CV and covering letter to

Mossbourne Federation Equal Opportunities Policy

Mossbourne Federation is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its staff body. We aim to recruit the best possible candidates from the widest field for any advertised post, regardless of national heritage, ethnicity, ability, gender, sexuality, age, health status, educational or social background. For this post, we will pay particular attention to the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising which aims to recruit excellent people to the fundraising profession who are representative of UK society.

Accessibility for people with disabilities

We will ensure that accessibility requirements for undertaking the work are assessed and met, by making reasonable adjustments to the role and the working environment, and by providing equipment and support where needed.

Please note: Applications are considered throughout the advertising window as they are submitted, and the Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline. We therefore strongly recommend that candidates submit their applications early.

Child Safeguarding

Prior to appointment, formal checks will be made in accordance with the current statutory requirements relating to child protection.

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 & Barring Service.