This job expired on 18 June 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    18 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hrs per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Lead Practitioner Scale LP3 – LP7 £47,226 - £51,482 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

As a Trust Lead Practitioner, you will be responsible for supporting the professional development of our teaching staff and ensuring high-quality teaching practices are implemented in the classroom. This role is a key position in our Trust leadership team, and we are looking for exceptional candidates who can lead by example and inspire subject staff to achieve their best.

This role will be split between 4 days working at The VictoryAcademyand1 day per a week in Trust role.The successful candidate will be a qualified,motivated and enthusiastic teacher of Maths who has a positive and open approach to learning.

Your New Role:

    • You will lead on the development and implementation of teaching and learning strategies in our schools in your subject
    • Provide expert coaching and mentoring to teachers to improve their practice and ensure high-quality teaching standards are maintained
    • Work closely with the Trust Leadership Team to develop and implement policies and procedures related to teaching and learning
    • Lead on the development and delivery of staff training programmes to enhance teaching practices and student outcomes
    • Monitor and evaluate the impact of teaching and learning initiatives in schools
    • Support the Associate Leader at The Victory Academy to embed excellent practice in the Maths Department

    Whatyou’llneed to succeed:

    • Qualified teacher status with a minimum of 5 years’ teaching experience
    • Willingness to support cross phase from KS1 to KS5
    • Proventrack recordof outstanding teaching practice and student outcomes
    • Experience in coaching and mentoring teachers to improve their practice
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with staff, parents, and students
    • Ability to work collaboratively with others and lead a team effectively
    • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

    What the school offers its staff

    What our Trust will offer you:

    • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
    • 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
    • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School
    • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
    • Free parking in our secure staff car park
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff
    • Refer a Friend Scheme

    Commitment to safeguarding

    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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    About The Victory Academy

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
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    School size
    1192 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18

    The Victory Academy is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are a mixed Comprehensive School for students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment. Victory is a school for the local community, and we seek opportunities for students to develop as local citizens and serve and support our surrounding charities, industries and families.

    “The behaviour of pupils is good….Pupils are polite and show consideration for others”
    “Staff feel well supported…”

    Ofsted 2017

    We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. One of our many strengths is having a strong programme of arts education, including a Platinum Artsmark award which is held by less than 1% of schools in England.

    We are 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. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will achieve their academic potential regardless of their starting points, and be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

    Arranging a visit to The Victory Academy

    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Aimee.Green@victoryacademy.tsat.uk.

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