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Job Ref No. ECC2024-165S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Actual Pro Rata Salary £3,933.53
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 3rd June  

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Midday Assistant

GLC Academy: Gateway Primary Free School

Salary: GLC Point 10 £22,676 FTE [ Actual Pro Rata Salary £3,933.53]

Contract: Permanent - Start Date ASAP

Working Pattern: 7.5 hours per week, Term time only plus inset days [44.6 weeks]

Closing Date: 21 April2024

The Gateway Primary Free Schoolis part of the Gateway Learning Community [GLC] which is a partnership of one secondary academy and four primary academies located within Tilbury and Chadwell St Mary in the borough of Thurrock, to the east of London. We are a vibrant, innovative and highly successful organisation: the place of choice to work and learn. Across the 5 academies of the GLC, we celebrate differences and pledge that everyone enjoys an equality of opportunity and is not discriminated against in any way.

We are seeking to appoint a lunchtime assistant as part of our midday team to effectively supervise pupils during the lunch period, providing a continuous presence to ensure the safety, welfare and conduct of pupils in accordance with school policy.

We are looking for someone:

To be responsible for promoting positive play experiences and opportunities for children during the lunchtime break

To encourage, support and foster positive relationships between children by providing positive and active play experiences and opportunities

To administer first aid (A first aid certificate is desirable, but training can be provided)

We can offer:

Happy, enthusiastic pupils who enjoy school

A supportive and hard-working staff team

Professional development by attending training and development opportunities when need is identified

Watch our video for an insight into our academy:

You can read our latest Ofsted Report here: http:

Additional Benefits for Working for the GLC:

Staff well-being programme: Including access to Perkbox and Westfield Health Insurance

Salary Sacrifice Schemes including Electric Car Scheme and Cycle to work Scheme

Long service awards after: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and years of service

State of the art facilities and access to high quality resources to support learning

A paid 'My Day' each year

Excellent career development and training

2 week October half term break

A supportive central team [reprographics, ICT, HR, Finance] which enables teachers to focus on teaching

Paid opportunities to teach during school holiday clubs

Subsidised holiday provision for children of staff

We warmly welcome applicants who are interested in this position to visit our school prior to making an application. Please contact arrange a visit.

If you would like to apply for this position, pleasevisit our website

The GLC is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

The GLC's commitment to equality is enshrined in our mission statement to develop 'active and thriving citizens within a diverse, truly fair and equal community'. We work tirelessly to ensure that individual characteristics including age, ethnicity, socio-economic background, academic ability, disability, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation are not discriminated against in any way. We create inclusive environments characterised by mutual respect where difference is celebrated.

In line with the recommended practice in the statutory guidance 'KCSIE' the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available online. The purpose is limited:

- to identify issues which call into question the applicants' suitability to work with children;

- to verify employment history

Only information related to the purposes stated will be shared with the Panel. Any information will be discussed with candidates at interview before any decisions regarding the recruitment process are made.

Information about the School

The Gateway Primary Free School is part of the larger Gateway Learning Community (GLC): a partnership of local primary and secondary schools committed to working together to achieve the highest educational standards for the whole community and is a friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Katie Creighton
Marshfoot Road, Thurrock
Essex, RM16 4LU
Telephone: 01375 489094

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