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Teacher of Computer Science & Engineering - Full-time

The Howard Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F96-4-T
  • Posted:17/03/2023
  • Pay:UQT/MPS/UPS + possible £5k Golden Hello
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:07/04/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Waterfront UTC is seeking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic Teacher of Computer Science and Engineering to start with effect from September 2023.

Waterfront UTC is recruiting for a number of teaching roles due to their recent “Good” Ofsted outcome (January 2023) and exceptional growth in popularity. Waterfront UTC is expected to grow by 30% in September 2023, so this is a very exciting time to join the UTC.

Ofsted said: “Pupils are rightly proud to attend a school that prepares them well for the future”, and “Staff have high expectations for pupils’ learning and behaviour.”

You can find more on the recent Ofsted report here:



Waterfront UTC is the provider of an exciting blend of education specialising in the Engineering & Construction industries, and is supported by an extensive network of employer organisations operating in these areas.

We are looking for someone who has the enthusiasm, energy, drive and experience to ensure that Waterfront UTC meets all our student needs and excels in this field to support our specialisms.

This post may be suitable for a new entrant to the profession, or for an experienced and unqualified teacher looking to gain further experience and train as a qualified teacher.

The salary for this role will be on the UQT/MPS/UPS scale, with a £5k Golden Hello for the right candidate.

Candidates are more than welcome to tour the school prior to interview. To arrange this, please contact the school on 01634 505800, or email office@waterfront-that.org.uk.


What can we offer you?

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
  • Subsidised Private Healthcare
  • Free parking at all our sites


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

For more information on this role, please contact the THAT HR department at HR@thatrust.org.uk.

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.

If you are looking for an opportunity to become part of our team this is the perfect role for you. Waterfront UTC is a growing Academy where staff are happy, well supported and thrive.

Information about the federation

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. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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.

The Howard Academy Trust started in Autumn 2015 and continues to grow.

We currently comprise of 3 secondary and 4 primary academies in Medway and Kent. We have future growth plans as a Multi Academy Trust with major projects taking place across the organisation. Our overarching aim and vision for our schools is “working together to create a community of successful learners”. In doing this, we will deliver an outstanding education for the children and young people who attend our academies. We endeavour to ensure that all our pupils have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and opportunities.

The Trust’s role is to oversee the leadership and vision of member schools and to develop effective and supportive partnerships between them. We have a firm belief within the Trust that every child should have access to at least a good education. We are proud that every academy inspected since joining our Trust has remained as a Good school or improved their Ofsted Rating. Both Temple Mill Primary School and Waterfront UTC joined the Trust as sponsored academies and have moved from Special Measures to a Good school on their first inspection. Our schools serve their own community, and each has a unique identity. Being part of this Multi Academy Trust has already provided member schools with practical benefits. We want communities to be proud of their local THAT school and we are determined to make it the first choice for all families.

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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 Education.