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  • Start date details

    ASAP/September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

25922.00 - 29425.00

Gateway Primary Free School: Cover Supervisor job summary

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: 21 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: https://youtu.be/mKl4MgwJUmA

You can read our latest Ofsted Report here: http: 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:

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 Katie.Creighton@theglc.org.ukto arrange a visit.

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete an online application form by going to the 'Apply Now' button

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Gateway Primary Free School

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
435 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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