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Classroom Teachers - Full-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-101-T
  • Posted:15/02/2024
  • Pay:£30,862 - £47,182 + TLR Opportunities
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:03/03/2024 at 23:15
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you looking for your next role in primary education?


We are seeking Classroom Teachers to join our Medway Hub of primary schools across Strood and Chatham.

The successful candidates will be EYFS, KS1 or KS2 teachers who are willing to play a full part in the further development of our academies and our trust, joining us in our aims to make learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment for everyone.

Our Medway Hub consists of All Faiths Children’s Academy, Cedar Children’s Academy and Gordon Children’s Academy in Strood and New Horizon’s Children’s Academy in Chatham.

We have opportunities for new or experienced teachers, or ECTs starting out on their career.  There are also TLR opportunities for the right candidates for roles such as Phase Leader.


Please contact our Recruitment Team via email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk, for an informal discussion about the opportunities available at our Trust.


What our Trust will offer you:

  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • TSAT pay scales above national pay scales.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes.
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.
  • Free parking in our staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff. 
  • Refer a Friend Scheme.


Next Steps

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early 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. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

• Think about their Thinking • Be their Best self • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Tracy Pocock
  • Address:The Thinking Skills Academy Trust,
    Park Crescent,
    ME4 6NR
  • Telephone: 0333 360 2000
  • Email: recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.