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Catch up Teacher - Part-time

The Howard School, Rainham

  • Ref:MED887-5457-34T
  • Posted:25/01/2023
  • Start Date:April 2023, or as soon as possible.
  • App Close Date:11/02/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


The Howard School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Catch Up Teacher who is committed to excellence to start as soon as possible.

This role will be a 26 hours per week role.

The successful candidate will be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will support individuals and small groups of students to enable access to learning, contributing to the development and maintenance of a purposeful, nurturing learning environment. 

What we offer you?

The successful candidate will be someone who is genuinely passionate about teaching. In return, we can promise an investment in you and your future, offering a competitive remuneration package, providing first class professional development and career opportunities.

We value our teachers and actively support their professional development, and have redesigned our working week to place even greater emphasis on staff development. You will have access to on-going professional development including National College accredited courses. If you are looking to extend your experience and would be interested in joining our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Benefits of Working with The Howard Academy Trust

We care about our staff's health and wellbeing and offer:

•         CareFirst - Employee Assistance Programme

•         Free Flu Jabs

•         Free Health Checks

•         Access EarlyPay

•         Mindfulness Taster Sessions

•         Skills Network of 30 Free Level 2 8 – 12 week courses

•         Discounted gym membership at Avenue Tennis, Gillingham

•         Wellbeing afternoons

•         Access to Mental Health First Aiders


Our Vision

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be requested prior to interview for those candidates short-listed. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included. Applications for flexible working are also welcomed.

Do you want to come and work for a dynamic innovative team? Could this be the role for you? 

Information about the school

The Howard School was established in 1975 by amalgamating Rainham Boys Secondary School and Gillingham Boys Grammar School to form a bi-lateral school. A bi-lateral school is one where admission to the grammar school section is by 11 plus selection and admission to the high school section is non-selective.

The School was named after Dorothy Howard who played a major part in the local community.

We aim to create a close-knit family of Good and Outstanding schools through partnership, challenge, accountability and support within a cooperative framework.

We are committed to enhancing the life chances of young people by improving their educational achievement.

Schools within the Trust will retain their unique and individual character.

We strive for excellence and aim to bring about transformational change where necessary in schools.

We are truly inclusive and aim to establish the highest expectations for young people and all those who work with them.

Job Contact Information


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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.