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Job Ref No. ECC6905-239 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers’ Main/Upper Pay Scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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English Teacher

Salary - Teachers Main Pay Scale/UPS

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Closing Date:31 May 2024

The Gateway Academy is 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 highly motivated, enthusiastic, and dynamic teacher of English to join our high performing team. The candidates applying for this post should be hardworking professionals committed to thorough lesson planning, enthusiastic delivery and careful assessment. We welcome applications from committed and ambitious teachers seeking opportunities in an environment with a very active CPD programme and opportunities for career advancement.

We also welcome ECTs with drive and ambition, who feel they would thrive in a highly supportive and ambitious environment as well as from more experienced colleagues who have that something extra to offer an already well-established department.

The faculty team is made up of experienced, highly committed and talented individuals whose aim is to provide outstanding teaching and learning for our students. There are plenty of opportunities for further development within the department and the wider learning community.

Watch our video for an insight in to our academy:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDFOVP3_K7w

You can read our latest Ofsted Report here:https://www.theglc.org.uk/page/?title=Ofsted+Reports&pid=21

Click here to view our GLC Brochure

Additional Benefits for Working for the GLC:

£1000 Golden Hello for successful candidates [teachers paid on Main Scale to UPS 3 only applying directly to the GLC, only after a qualifying period of six months.]

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 Dionne.Locke@theglc.org.ukto arrange a visit.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your application form to Dionne.Locke@theglc.org.uk

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 Academy 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.

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Contact Information

Dionne Locke
Marshfoot Road, Thurrock
Essex, RM16 4LU
Telephone: 01375 489 000
Email: Dionne.Locke@theglc.org.uk

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