Lansdowne Primary Academy is using its own application form, please click the button below to download and view it as Essex School Jobs cannot automatically fill out an application form that has been created by a school. You will need to download the application form before you are able to complete it.

Download Application Form

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Job Ref No. ECC2552-268S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Actual Pro Rata Salary £22,233 - £25,237
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 24 June 2024  

Job Description

Download printable version

Cover Supervisor

Salary - GLC P17 - P21 £25,922 - £29,425 FTE [Actual Pro Rata Salary £22,233 - £25,237]

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week/Term Time only - Talk to us about Flexible Working

Closing Date: 20 June 2024 at Midday

Lansdowne Primary 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 looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor interested in working with young people in an educational environment who can facilitate high quality learning within the classroom for pupils attending the Gateway Primary Free School

Main Duties

To supervise classes in key stage 1&2 in the absence of the class teacher

To ensure that the lesson objectives are met and that work set is completed

To establish and maintain a constructive, purposeful and safe working atmosphere

To support the administration of the cover procedures

To promote and reinforce the school's values


A good standard of education, minimum requirement: Maths and English GCSE grades A-C, or equivalent;

A broad interest in the Primary curriculum

An interest in and an understanding of how young people learn

Able to form positive relationships with school pupils while exercising authority in the classroom

Sound judgement in the classroom including patience, tenacity and a sense of humour

Able to understand broad issues in an educational context

Forest School Lead Level 3 qualification or an interest in leading Forest school is desirable but not essential.

Watch our video for an insight in to our academy:

You can read our latest Ofsted Report here:

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

3 hours of planning, preparation and assessment time [Primary]

No expectations for teachers to lead after school clubs [Primary]

Staff well-being programme: Including access to Perkbox and multiple discounts

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

The GLC embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part-time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

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

If you would like to apply for this position and join our schoolplease visit our website and complete an online application:

Information about the School

Lansdowne Primary Academy Lansdowne Road Tilbury Essex RM18 7QB 01375 487200

Head of School: Dan George NOR 690

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

Kathryn Luckin
Lansdowne Primary Academy , Tilbury
Essex, RM18 7QB
Telephone: 01375 487200

Similar Jobs

Cover Supervisor

St Martin's School, Brentwood Closing: 02/08/2024 Midday

Cover Supervisor

Maple Grove Primary School, Basildon Closing: 23/08/2024 Midnight