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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Up to £53,393 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are recruiting for a Head of Science from April 2024.The Maritime Academy is proud to be part of the TSAT family. We embrace a cognitive approach to education and our ethos and values are aligned with that of the wider Trust family. Our commitment to transform life chances is evident in everything that we do. This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we expand our network of schools, building upon our established vision. Maritime Academy, is a brand-new secondary school serving the community of Medway, which opened in September 2022 to year 7 students and welcomed a new cohort of year 7 students this September.

We are therefore seeking staff to join us on our ‘Voyage’ as we develop our Academy together.

Our students and staff will move to the brand new school site in Frindsbury in September 2024, for the rest of this academic year we continue to be based at a satellite site in Romany Road, Twydall, Gillingham. This will mean you will be influential in helping mould our new school and the Science Department.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Science Teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning, is ready to embrace new ideas and have a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills. They will be an effective classroom practitioner who is able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum and have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum development. They will also have high expectations for achievements and behaviour, and will be dedicated to ensuring our students are actively engaged with school, making progress and aspire to become life-long learners.

Applications are invited from experienced Subject Leaders, or experienced teachers looking to progress their career.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you:

  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes.
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes –located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School, and from September 2024 Maritime Academy in Frindsbury.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Free parking in our staff car park
  • Refer a Friend Scheme.

Commitment to safeguarding

Maritime Academy is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in the academy. We recognise that there is no higher priority than student’s safety and well-being. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We have in place a range of policies and procedures to support our safeguarding commitment. All concerns are passed through the members of staff who are trained as ‘Designated Safeguarding Leads/ Deputies in school in compliance with the ‘sharing of information’ guidance.

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About Maritime Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

The Maritime Academy is proud to be part of the TSAT family. We embrace a cognitive approach to education and our ethos values are aligned with that of the wider Trust family and our commitment to transform life chances is evident in everything that we do. This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we expand our network of schools, building upon our established ethos and values.

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