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Job Ref No. ECC2007-154 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Actual Pro Rata Salary £22,233 - £25,237
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 29 April 2024  

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Cover Supervisor

GLC Academy: Tilbury PioneerAcademy

Salary: GLC Point 17 £25,922 - P22 £29,425 FTE [Actual Pro Rata Salary £22,233 - £25,237

Contract: Permanent - Start Date ASAP

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week, Term time only plus inset days [44.6 weeks]

Closing Date:19 April 2024at Midday

Tilbury Pioneer 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 Tilbury Pioneer Academy.

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.

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Click here to view ourGLC Brochure

Additional Benefits for Working for the GLC:

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

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, please send your application form to

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.

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

Jo Allison
Dickens Avenue, Thurrock
Essex, RM18 8HJ
Telephone: 01375 488420

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