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2 I/C of Science (£2.5K Recruitment Incentive + £2.5K Loyalty Bonus) - Full-time

The Abbey School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-4242-173T
  • Posted:27/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus TLR 2.2 (and £2.5k incentive payment)
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:07/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 10/10/2022


We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join the Science Faculty. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher who will work to support the Director of Learning Science. The school is offering a recruitment incentive of £2.5k, subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. In addition there will be a £2.5k loyalty payment at the end of the third year of employment subject to satisfactory appraisal outcomes.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and committed to working as part of a team and have strong, up-to-date subject knowledge. You need to have the ability to lead and inspire those around you, and be dedicated to ensuring that all students make exceptional progress.

We have an ambitious vision for our school driven by our excellent team to ensure our students experience as much Outstanding and Good practice as possible. In line with this, we are looking for a candidate who can regularly deliver lessons to these standards.

Information about the school

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1200 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The Abbey school recently celebrated some robust results, with 45% of students achieving Maths and English at 4+ (an improvement of 34% from 2017), and record A level results with 52% of grades at A-C. The Abbey school is rated GOOD for quality of education by Ofsted.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students.

The Abbey proudly joined The Howard Academy Trust on 01st April 2023, a highly successful Trust in which all schools have improved their Ofsted rating since joining or maintained their good rating.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:The Abbey School
  • Address:London Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8RZ
  • Telephone: 01795 532633
  • Email: hr@thatrust.org.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.