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Job Ref No. ECC0-69S Position Type: Library Pay Range: £19,87524 - £22,770.72 per annum
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/08/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Thames Park Secondary School


Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm (30 minute unpaid break)

37 hours per week, 37 weeks per year (term time only)

Salary - Thurrock Band C Point 13 - 18 (£19,87524 - £22,770.72 per annum)

Start date: ASAP

Thames Park opened in September 2020 to year 7 in central Grays. We are a brand new, co-educational 11-16 school being the latest member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. We currently have pupils in years 7 and 8, which will build year by year. Grays is vibrant, rewarding and an inspiring place to work with excellent transport links. The area is undergoing one of largest scale redevelopments in Europe as part of the Thames Gateway Development. We are part of a £25 millionbuilding programme to deliver a purpose-built, state-of-the-art education facility in September 2022.

Thames Park promotes high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum. We encourage participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empower Pupils to make decisions wisely. Our blended curriculum is rich, diverse and personalised, ensuring every pupil makes great progress. Our focus on digital learning gives our pupils a unique learning experience. Our pupils are fully supported through high quality, personalised pastoral care. Our pupils are motivated and highly engaged by a dynamic learning environment. A wide range of leadership and enrichment activities help to encourage a spirit of co-operation, aspiration and joy for pupils.

Our aim is to develop our Library into a centre of excellence within the school where a love of reading is at the very heart of what we do. We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious and dynamic librarian. Successful candidates will be part of a small team of dedicated professionals. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to the needs of a growing school. Our staff team is a warm, welcoming and hardworking group, with staff wellbeing high on our agenda.

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of cooperation and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in all of our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes, delivered at every level through to senior leadership.

Next Steps

Complete an application form and return to us via email to by Midday Monday 22nd August.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via, or call to arrange a conversation, on01375 470790 and ask for Julie Spurgeon, Support Manager.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site

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Abbie Stonehouse
Thames Park Secondary School
TLC Building
High Street, Grays
Essex, RM17 6TF
Telephone: 01375 470790