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Viking Academy Trust

Viking Academy Trust


Please visit Kent-Teach for details of current vacancies

We are looking for 'exceptionals' - those of you that want to become part of a team that work together to genuinely make a difference to the lives of our children.  We are always interested in hearing from amazing people, make yourself known to us!  We may not have a vacancy advertised - but we would never turn away talent. 

Email Lisa Blatchford in the first instance: 


Current Vacancies - September 2021:

Viking Academy Trust

Caretaker - Full-time

Chilton Primary School

Administrative Apprentice - Fixed Term

Learning Group Teacher - Part-time

Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Upton Junior School

Apprentice Administration Assistant

Teacher - Part-time

Teacher - Full-time

Click here to view current vacancies.


TEACH  FIRST Training Programme Teach First | Teach For All

The Viking Academy Trust is proud to work in partnership with 'Teach First'


Our country needs teachers, now more than ever. Join our most important cohort for a generation. Places for our 2021 Training Programme now open.

  • Earn a salary and pay no fees
  • Gain internationally recognised teacher training qualifications
  • Make a difference in the classroom from day one
  • Expert support from your school and from us
  • Develop skills all employers are looking for
  • Join a community of recent graduates and career changers


Two years (Optional third year to complete Master's)

Five weeks introductory training, and then start in the classroom

Tips and info for your application

Click here for further information


Schools Direct Placements at THE VIKING ACADEMY TRUST

School Direct is another route into teaching. Whether you have just finished a degree, or have been working in a career for many years School Direct offers a brilliant teacher training opportunity. You will be based at one of our outstanding schools, learning on the job with and alongside outstanding practitioners. Successful completion of a School Direct course with the East Kent Learning Alliance (EKLA) will lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).


Applications for School Direct places with EKLA for September 2021 are OPEN.

Applications for 2021-22 places are managed by UCAS through a single admissions system.

Please follow this link for detailed information:


Please contact EKLA to book your place: 

Phone:  01843 830 215


For more information about School Direct placements and funding arrangements please visit: