Second in Charge of Science, Chatham, Kent

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The Victory AcademyChatham, Kent

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,000 - £38,800 plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are a growing school and are looking to expand our team for September 2018  

“The Victory Academy is GOOD in all areas” 

“Achievement has risen over the last three years” Ofsted October 2017  

We are the highest performing high school in Medway  The Thinking Schools 

Academy Trust is the best performing Multi Academy Trust for KS4 progress 

We are looking to employ an experienced Science Teacher to be Second in Charge of Science at The Victory Academy from September 2018.  We are a mixed Comprehensive School for 11-19 year old students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment.   

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. The Academy is focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. Our job is to find and foster these for all. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.   

The Victory Academy was officially opened in September 2015 and is sponsored by The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT).    View our latest video to gain an insight into The Victory Academy here  

We can offer you:  

  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers 
  • A newly built school with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology  
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career  
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits  
  • Access to the New Horizons Teaching Alliance, offering a wide range of robust and innovatory development resources and expertise 
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of Holcombe Grammar School 
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas 
  • Onsite parking free of charge 

We are looking to recruit a talented and experienced teacher of Science.   

 The ideal candidate will: 

  • Be an experienced, qualified Science Teacher 
  • Be an Ofsted Grade 2 teacher or above 
  • Be able to contribute to raising standards of pupil attainment 
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum  
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Science 
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject  
  • Be able to motivate his/her pupils  
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students  
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy  
  • Have excellent knowledge/experience of teaching Science 

A tour of The Academy is highly recommended. To arrange, please call HR on 01634 303005.   Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 303005
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