Science Teacher


Science Teacher
Job Reference
Maritime Academy
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Maritime Academy
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Teacher of Science

Salary: £27,186 - £42,192 Please note these salaries will increase in line with teacher pay changes and the amount advertised will increase. 

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Maritime Academy, Medway

Start Date: May 2023 or Sooner

Closing Date: 4th December 2022

Interview Date: TBC



The Role

We are recruiting for a Teacher of Science from January 2023  for our new school. This is an exciting time to join our school at the beginning of our journey. You will be working in a school where classrooms and teaching areas have been grouped into subject specialisms and state of the art technology. 

You will be working in a school with a cohort of 180 year 7 students this year with successive cohorts joining each year. Our school has been designed to be a carbon neutral build and we believe that we have a responsibility to continue this work to secure the school’s long-term environmental sustainability aims.  Our students will move to the school site in September 2024, for the 2024/2025 academic year you will be based at a satellite site in Twydall (ME8 ). This will mean you will be influential in helping mould our new school and build successful relationships with our first cohort of students.


Visit our website by clicking here to learn about our school and our ethos and values


What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of roles, responsibilities please view the attached JD

  • Be a qualified Science teacher
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning, ready to embrace new ideas and have a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong and effective classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
  • Be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum and have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum development.
  • Dedicated to ensuring our students are actively engaged with school, making progress and aspire to become life-long learners. .
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools.


Our School

At Maritime Academy we have great ambitions and we’re proud to call ourselves a member of Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are at the beginning of our journey and always growing which means you will be joining us at the most exciting part of our story; The Beginning.

Maritime Academy will continually support and enable the self-improvement of every staff member during their time at our school. We want to provide the very best education for our children and this is attainable only through talented staff capable of rising to these high standards.

At the Maritime, our mission is to offer a unique opportunity to learn in a modern setting with traditional values. Our school will ensure that students are confident, respectful and responsible young people, who are able to face the challenges of modern society. We believe that through our traditional ethos and values, we will create an environment where students are respectful for where they learn, who they learn with and who they are as unique aspirational young people.

Click here to learn more about our school and our vision


Our Trust

Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives; children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission, school leaders translated our mission to core values that are demonstrated and evident in all our Academies: 

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve


Click here to view Our Trust Video and  click here to learn  more about our Trust.


What you will get in return: 

  • Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all ECTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • Strong links with the local community and other local schools within Medway and Kent
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career 
  • Highly supportive subject mentoring with a strong professional development programme to ensure that the Teachers’ Standards are well developed. 
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits 
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas.


Next Steps

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of staff across our Trust we would encourage you to apply.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms

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. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email 


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Job Description Teacher - Maritime.pdf

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