Teacher of English

Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

Salary: Main pay scale + £1,600.00 Mossbourne Allowance

Start date: 04/01/2022

Application closing date: 22/10/2021

Contract Type: Full-Time (Permanent)

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Salary – Main Pay Scale plus £1,600 Mossbourne allowance

Start date – 4th January 2022

Work pattern – Full-time

Contract – Permanent

Closing date – 22nd October 2021

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

Interview dates – TBC

Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy is currently seeking an outstanding Teacher of English. The successful applicant will be passionate about teaching English and about developing students as curious learners who will become fluent in the technical complexities of English grammar, spelling and vocabulary. They will inspire students to appreciate the richness and diversity of our language and its history. They will be well organised and willing to go the ‘extra mile’. They will hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), have a proven track record of successful English teaching across different key stages and believe that all students can succeed in English language and literature.

Working for a Mossbourne Academy means being part of a community of exceptional practitioners. Colleagues at Mossbourne are warm, welcoming and supportive, where each morning you can expect a “hello” from a friendly face. As one of the country’s leading Federations, expectations of staff are high. The Mossbourne Federation engages with and supports its workforce, proving an inspirational working environment which nurtures the development of personal and professional excellence.

Set within the metropolitan borough of Hackney, Mossbourne Federation academies are bordered by the 2012 Olympic Village, and the beautiful Victoria Park. All 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 End’, where there is a plethora of cultural activities available in locations such as Dalston, Shoreditch, and Kingsland Road are also only a stone’s throw away.

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

  • First-rate professional development, including NQT training programme
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • MossBike – Cycle to work scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Discounts at local restaurants

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: Teacher of English Applicant Pack – FINAL

In order to apply for this position please follow the link to our website and complete an application form at www.mossbourne.org/vacancies

NB:  Applications may be considered whilst the post is being advertised. Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline

The Mossbourne Federation is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All Post holders are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS and Barred List Checks.”

Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to modify the above contents in order to ensure the needs of the Federation and the students are being met. The above list is not a comprehensive list; it simply outlines the expectations for this role. Mossbourne Federation provides equal employment opportunities to all employment applicants and employees without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or status. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The post holder must be committed to safeguarding the welfare of children.

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 and anti-racism in every facet of what we do.