Head of Year

Mossbourne Community Academy

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

Start date: 01/09/2023

Application closing date: 05/06/2023

Contract Type: Full-Time (Permanent)

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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 the Mossbourne ethos. 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.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher, with experience in the pastoral field. A Head of Year is a key role within the pastoral structure of the Academy and is essential in maintaining the purposeful and disciplined environment in which Mossbourne students excel.

The successful candidate will join our dynamic Pastoral Team reporting directly to the Head of School. They will lead a team of form tutors, taking overall responsibility for the organisation, welfare and discipline of the year group and in the identification of students who require guidance and support. The Head of Year is expected to embrace a sense of ‘ownership’ of the Year group as a whole, and of the students within their care. The position requires a candidate who is robust, rigorous and who believes in the importance of paying attention to detail. The position is both demanding and rewarding, and requires an outstanding teacher with the ability to multi-task and prioritise demands. Liaison with parents and external agencies is an important aspect of the job. The Academy invites applications from candidates who will be well-organised, creative, willing to ‘go the extra mile’ and who will be focused on the attainment of all learners, accepting no excuses for underachievement.

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)

As of 1st September 2023, The Mossbourne Federation will provide private health insurance for all employees from the award-winning healthcare provider, ‘Benenden Health’. Because we prioritise staff health and well-being, the membership fee and the associated tax is fully paid by the Federation making this a competitive benefit of working for The Mossbourne Federation.

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 view the job description here: Head of Year JD

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.

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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Start date : 1st September 2023 [ INSET Days 30th & 31st August 2023]