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English Leadership - John Ferneley College

Closing date: Sunday 23rd April 2023 


ENGLISH LEADERSHIP – John Ferneley College

Full time (permanent) – Autumn Term start

Based at John Ferneley College

TLR negotiable for the right candidates up to a maximum TLR 1b £10,382 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity as we look to expand our English Department Leadership Team at John Ferneley College.  The successful candidates will have the ambition and desire to achieve outstanding results for our students and inspire them through quality first teaching and learning.  The roles will provide excellent professional development opportunities for ambitious English specialists.

Why join John Ferneley College?

  • An opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic team with a ‘can do’ attitude to securing life chances for children
  • High aspiration for all our students
  • An extensive and personalised professional development programme
  • A great sense of community and range of opportunities for staff and students
  • Opportunities to develop your career within our growing Trust

John Ferneley College is located in Leicestershire and are easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Derby and Oakham.

About the Mowbray Education Trust

The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a family of schools dedicated to providing children with a first-class education. Based in Leicestershire and reaching far beyond, our settings support pupils throughout their education journey, providing them with the skills and knowledge to thrive and make a positive impact on society.

Our vision is to deliver first-class teaching and learning with integrity. This means that every young person attending our schools, regardless of background or ability, receives a first-class education.


Our Senior Leadership Team work collaboratively across the Trust to enhance each school, whilst allowing them to keep their own sense of individuality.


As our Trust grows, so does our need for talented, skilled individuals. Each of our employees bring a unique mindset, new ideas and positively impact the development of our Trust.  We are therefore dedicated to:

  • Creating our own
  • Growing our own
  • Inspiring our own
  • Retaining our own

And of Course, Children First!

For more information about working for our Trust, visit our website:

Our Trust Employee Benefits

  • High quality continuous professional development throughout the year
  • Career progression opportunities within the Trust
  • Occupational sick pay, maternity and paternity pay
  • Access to the generous Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free eye care tests
  • Onsite parking JFC
  • Employee wellbeing schemes
  • Accessible central services including HR, finance and IT

Further information

The salary will be dependent on experience but will follow either the Main scale or Upper pay range.

The post is not suitable for ECTs. Please see our full job description and person specification.

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 23rd April 2023

(We may interview suitable candidates before this date, so early enquiries/applications are encouraged)

Interviews: w/c 24th April 2023

For a conversation about the role, please contact the Anna Butler, Executive Lead for People and Development: [email protected]

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form and the completed Equal Opportunities form to [email protected]  

Mowbray Education Trust reserves the right to close adverts early if sufficient applications are received.


Mowbray Education Trust embraces and welcomes diversity and equality.

Mowbray Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all those working within the Trust to share this commitment. All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

Mowbray Education Trust ~ Children first