Job Ref No. ECC2024-167S 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: 02/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

Download printable version

Cover Supervisor

GLC Academy: Gateway Primary Free School

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

Contract: Permanent - Start Date ASAP/September 2024

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

Closing Date: 2 June 2024 at Midday

Gateway Primary Free School 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 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, please vist our website and complete an online application form

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.


Please be aware that some uploaded documents may require special software such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Information about the school

Contact Information

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

Similar Jobs

Cover Supervisor

St Martin's School, Brentwood Closing: 19/07/2024 Midday

Cover Supervisor

Tendring Technology College, Frinton-on-Sea Closing: 21/07/2024 Midnight

Cover Supervisor

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