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Teacher of Maths (£5K Golden Hello) - Full-time

The Howard School, Rainham

  • Ref:KCC887-5457-54T
  • Posted:19/10/2023
  • Pay:MPS / UPS + £5,000 Golden Hello
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:19/11/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


The Howard School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Teacher of Maths.

This post would suit an experienced or Early Career Teacher with good prospects for career development. The successful candidate will be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will be able to contribute to the development of our thriving Maths Department and help drive forward our agenda of continuous improvement.

This is a permanent, full-time role.  We are offering a £5,000 Golden Hello for this position, £2,500 to be paid at the end of a successful 6 month probation and £2,500 to be paid after a year.


What can we offer you? 

As a school, we are determined to ensure The Howard is the best school in Medway and beyond in which to teach, work and develop. Our success has been built on the commitment, professionalism, and aspirations of our staff.  

The successful candidate will be someone who has high expectations and 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 ongoing professional development including 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 personal and professional wellbeing and are pleased to offer: 

  • CareFirst - Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidised Private Healthcare
  • 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
  • Free parking on all our sites


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

If you wish to discuss this vacancy further, please contact the HR department on 01634 265770. 

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.

Information about the school

The Howard School is part of The Howard Academy Trust but retains its unique and individual character.

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 Howard Academy Trust is committed to enhancing the life chances of young people by improving their educational achievement. We strive for excellence and aim to bring about transformational change where necessary in schools. The Trust is truly inclusive and aims to establish the highest expectations for young people and all those who work with them.

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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.