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Job Ref No. ECC4733-153S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: 7,794 and £8,008
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: To be Arranged  

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IMMEDIATE START - The Governing Body of Grays Convent High School has a vacancy for two Midday Assistants for a key role within the school. The successful candidates will be responsible for implementing the school lunchtime and behaviour policies, ensuring the safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils during their lunch breaks.

These posts are required from Monday to Friday, 11.30am- to 2.30pm, term time only. You will be contracted for 15 hours per week. The salary range will be between £7,794 and £8,008 (dependent on experience) and is paid on the Band 2 pay scale for support staff.

What we can offer you

• A personal and caring approach

• A calm and inspiring environment

• Career support and continued professional development

• Exceptional behaviour for learning

Grays Convent High School is a successful all girls' 11-16 Catholic Secondary School, a dynamic institution committed to academic excellence. With a diverse student body and equally diverse and dedicated staff, we foster an environment where every girl's talent is nurtured.

We are based in Thurrock, Essex and we have a Pupil Admission Number (PAN) of 620. We have three year groups with 150 pupils and a temporary admission number of 680, having taken ' bulge' classes due to local growth. We are a high-performing school that has risen to become one of the top performing schools in Thurrock.

"Inspiring ambition and achieving excellence" is not just a mission statement but a reality at Grays Convent. Our great examination and progress results reflect our commitment to high-quality teaching and learning. With outstanding behaviour for learning, we create an environment where students are happy, motivated, and eager to excel.

Our recent results, including a Progress 8 score of +0.64, showcase the school's commitment to academic achievement. With a focus on the EBacc and excellent Attainment 8 scores, we pride ourselves on providing a robust foundation for future success. English and Drama results are very good.

With a successful OFSTED 'Good' judgment comfortably secured in June 2023, we are now pushing towards 'outstanding' status, with all of the excitement of setting and achieving the highest standards on a daily basis. Our Section 48 Inspection described us as an "Outstanding Catholic School".

If you would like to become part of our exceptional team please apply by downloading our application pack available on the school website, or by contacting

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population

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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Jackie Reynolds
Grays Convent High School
College Avenue, Grays
Essex, RM17 5UX
Telephone: 01375 376173

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