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Job Ref No. ECC3603-32S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 4 (CCT Thurrock Academies pay scale)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/01/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed to shortlisted applicants  

Job Description

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The Christus Catholic Trust are seeking to appoint:


Permanent contract

25 hours per week (Monday to Friday)- term time only

Salary - Band 4 (CCT Thurrock Academies Pay Scale) - Point 18-20 (£22,276 - £23,625) Full Time Equivalent).

Actual Salary: £ 12,935 - £13,716

Start date: As soon as possible

Location: St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary, Grays

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational Cover Supervisor to work within our happy and successful school

This is a great opportunity for an individual who will be:

· A practising Catholic or will be willing to support the strong Catholic ethos of the school and have a secure understanding of the distinctive nature of the Catholic school

· A team player with good interpersonal skills

· A person who can work under pressure and deliver cover in a classroom sometimes at short notice

· A practitioner who can support and promote the vision and ethos of our school and who has high expectation of pupil achievement and behaviour

· Be professional and reliable.

The academy and The Christus Catholic Trust will offer:

· A dynamic and collaborative team of professionals across the academy and Trust, who work together and are committed to creating an ethos of mutual support whilst providing an effective Catholic education for the children in our communities.

· Commitment to ensure that every child in our community has access to the highest possible standard of education

· The desire to appoint staff, who share our high expectations of everyone in our community, who enjoy working as a member of a team and who take solution -focused approach.

· A comprehensive programme of Professional Development for staff at all levels

Information about the Academy:

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary is located in Ward Avenue Grays Essex, and is part of a Multi Academy Trust (The Christus Catholic Trust), which currently consists of 6 primary schools. Catering for around 630 pupils, St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School is the largest primary school in the Diocese of Brentwood.

St Thomas' is a popular school, located on an attractive site. It boasts an excellent local reputation and facilities which provides an excellent working and learning environment. We can offer great support, a diverse and vibrant intake and a positive development to your career.

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School and The Christus Catholic Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday, 22nd January 2021 at midday

Interviews date to be confirmed, but note they may take place via ZOOM (virtual communication)

If you want to visit the academy please email who will liaise with the academy to arrange your visit.


Please ensure you download our application pack and forms. If you have any problems downloading the forms please contact the Trust HR Manager on

A completed application form and all other related documents should be sent by email to:

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mr C Birtles
Ward Avenue, Grays
Essex, RM17 5RW
Telephone: 01375 375826

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