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Science Teacher General

A coeducational secondary school and sixth form academy, located in Chatham in the English county of Kent are seeking a teacher of Science for an immediate start.

This can be a one or two year contract with the possibility of being extended.

The school currently cater for 847 pupils of mixed gender aged 11 to 18 years old.

The school offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that their pupils will be a dynamic member of society when they leave the Academy.

They pride themselves on a caring and compassionate ethos which enables their students to grow in a supportive atmosphere conducive to their development.

Where students need additional support they will look to meet their needs through their well-resourced pastoral system, and in partnership with local schools can offer a bespoke programme for any pupil with specific aptitudes and interests, including the most able.

OFSTED have rated this school as a grade 3 but the Thinking Schools Academy Trust is providing effective support to the academy’s leadership to support the improvements in the quality of teaching and student progress.

The executive principal, the acting principal and senior leaders have an accurate understanding of the academy’s strengths and weaknesses.

They are building on the effective action to improve teaching and students’ achievement started by the previous senior leadership team.

Around the academy, most students are courteous and welcoming to visitors.

Most apply themselves well to their learning, especially in the subjects they enjoy most.

All staff are trained in child protection and safeguarding matters and understand the procedures that need to be followed if necessary.

Arrangements for the safeguarding of students, including checks on the recruitment of staff, are rigorous and monitored regularly.

 Students say that they are well looked after and feel safe at the academy.

They say they know who to go to if they have a problem.

The school offers a wide range of extra-curricular clubs for the pupils to attend including, Homework club, Athletics club and Movie Critique Club.

London Gatwick Airport is less than 50 minutes away by car and the town centre of Chatham is less than 20 minutes by public transport.

To be eligible to apply for this position you are required to be a qualified or newly qualified teacher.

This is an excellent opportunity for newly qualified and qualified teachers from the UK, Ireland, Europe, Canada and overseas who wish to teach in a quality school in the UK.

Uteach’s mission is to help more children in the UK to get a great education by finding talented teachers and giving them the training and support they need to thrive.

As a Uteacher, you will join an international community of hundreds of teachers in the UK and enjoy our support every step of the way –from shining at interview, to setting up your life in the UK and excelling in your job.

Uteach helps with all aspects of the move to the UK, including:
Interview prep

  • An online course with all the basic information about teaching in England including an explanation of the school system and exams
  • Step by step help planning your interview lesson
  • Model answers to interview questions
  • Weekly webinars to practice your mini-lesson and interview answers with UK teachers

Uteach training programme

  • Online course with deep learning on the UK curriculum and assessment
  • Webinar training on behaviour management and time management
  • Residential training to strengthen your UK behaviour management and planning skills
  • Free training days throughout the year
  • Uteach+ classroom mentoring throughout the year

Customer service team

  • Advice on financial support for flights and accommodation
  • Help with your visa and paperwork
  • Help finding accommodation
  • Help setting up your bank account and getting your national insurance number
  • Help understanding your pay

Uteach community

  • Social events happening every weekend!
  • Regional reps in each area including pub nights, 10k runs and rugby matches
  • Uteach map to find local uteachers for flat sharing and lift sharing
  • Calendar of holiday events including trips to Scotland and Paris!

This is an excellent opportunity for newly qualified and qualified teachers from the UK, Ireland, Canada and overseas who wish to teach in a quality school in England.

Uteach's mission is to source great teachers and find them their ideal teaching job.

We provide support to enable them to excel in full-time teaching jobs and provide training tailored to the UK curriculum at our Uteach Academy.

Designed by head teachers in the UK, our training provides teachers with bespoke classroom training so they can begin their new post with confidence.

Uteach helps with all aspects of the move to England, including:

- Finding your ideal teaching job at a quality school in England

- Assistance with CV and interview preparation

- Arranging training

- Reimbursement for flights

- Accommodation support

- Dedicated Support Team on hand to support teachers throughout the term

- Regular local Uteach networking events



  • Start: Immediate Start
  • Rate: £23,595 - 34,125 per year
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Education
  • Recruiter: Uteach Ltd
  • Contact: Monica Reilly
  • Tel: 0044 1236 442387
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 3517
  • Posted: 2016-10-04 14:38:32 -

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