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Vacancy Details

Construction Instructor/Teacher

Skills for Life Trust
Chatham, Kent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/02/2018 at 23:00 PM
Skills for Life Trust

Greenacre Academy

Age range: 11-18 years

Number on roll in years 7-11 = 925

Number on roll in the PGW Joint Sixth Form = 350

We would like to welcome you to Greenacre Academy, a single sex secondary boys school with a large joint sixth form in partnership with the neighbouring girls school. The academy has recently been successful in gaining multi academy trust status, offering many more opportunities across our trust as it develops.

Our students have demonstrated consistently strong improvements over a sustained period of time and we are always keen to innovate to deliver the very best education for our pupils.

Our recent OFSTED in March 2014 resulted in a GOOD rating and commented that, "Leadership of the academy is strong. The Headteacher, together with senior leaders, governors and staff, is ambitious for students’ success and has worked hard to raise standards by improving the quality of teaching. As a result, achievement is improving rapidly and students are well prepared for the next stage of their lives."

Construction Instructor/Teacher - required to start April 2018.


Greenacre Academy requires an experienced multi-trader or a trader with a focus area who is happy to learn basic skills in other areas, from industry to come on board to become a constructor trainer/assessor for their students. This is an all-boys secondary academy in Medway.

The department has a newly established construction department which offers the Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications. The department is incredibly successful and is interested in someone with industry experience who can share their knowledge and prepare students for apprenticeships and further embed the schools vision of Skills For Life.

Previous experience is desired along with holding a teaching qualification and/or an assessors award. However we are willing to train individuals and take you through the required qualifications, please get in contact to ask for more information. We are looking for someone who is passionate about construction and about helping prepare students for the world of work. You will work alongside a strong and motivated team, who are committed to ensuring that our pupils make outstanding progress.

We can offer support to complete teacher training if this is desired and further career development within the education sector if this is something that is of interest. We also offer a laptop, outstanding resources and a particularly supportive environment.

The Board of Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For further information and to arrange an informal visit, please contact Mr Dan Wise, Assistant Head of School on 01634 861593 or wised001@medwaymail.org www.greenacre.medway.sch.uk

Closing Date: Sunday 18th February 2018. 

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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