Newly Qualified Teacher - Science

  • The Victory Academy
  • Chatham

Newly Qualified Teacher - Science

Job advert

Newly Qualified Teacher - Science

£25,750 per annum

Retention incentive available upon successful completion of NQT year – from £1,000 up to £5,000 depending upon agreed length of service (for candidates that sign up before 31st March 2019)


“The Victory Academy is GOOD in all areas” - Ofsted October 2017


We are looking for passionate and committed NQTs to join the highest performing high school in Medway


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is the best performing Multi Academy Trust for KS4 progress, and was nominated TES Employer of the Year in 2018


Excellent induction and mentoring programme for all NQTs


Kick start your Teaching career at The Victory Academy


The Victory Academy is a growing school. We require a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Science. 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. Our school is a stunning teaching environment with state of the art technology.


What we can offer you as a Science NQT:

  • Minimum starting salary £25,750 for all NQTs
  • Lump sum retention payment available upon successful completion of NQT year for all candidates that sign up prior to 31st March 2019 – amount is £1,000 to £5,000 depending on your agreed length of guaranteed service
  • Robust support network including access to a professional mentor within the Trust
  • The option to commence employment in June 2019
  • Reduced timetable to ensure effective mentoring and support
  • Regular networking opportunities with other NQTs across our Trust
  • Option to expand your knowledge and experience by teaching in a grammar environment at Holcombe Grammar School

Benefits of working for the Thinking Schools Academy Trust:

  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • Opportunities to progress your Teaching career across our Trust
  • 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

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a newly qualified Science Teacher
  • Be able to consistently deliver good or outstanding practice
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Science
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students

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.


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A tour of The Academy is highly recommended. To arrange, please call us on 0333 360 2140.


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.