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GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy: Key Stage 2 Cover Supervisor

Type of Position:Cover Supervisor
Academy:GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy
Salary:Local Government Payscale Band 4 within the range 12-20, depending upon experience £17,414 - £22,062 [pro rata]; actual salary £14,033.48 - £17,779.17
Start Date:April 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 12 noon

The Gateway Learning Community [GLC] is a partnership between one secondary and four primary schools located within Tilbury and Chadwell in the borough of Thurrock to the east of London. Our mission is to offer everyone opportunities to develop as high achieving, resilient, healthy, aspirational, caring and fulfilled members of society.

We are looking to appoint a Key Stage 2 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 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

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. Please email for an application pack.

Applications should be submitted by: Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 12 noon
Shortlisting will take place on: Thursday 1 March 2018
Interviews will be held on: Monday 5 March 2018
Interview location: Tilbury Pioneer Academy, Dickens Road, Tilbury, Essex RM18 8HJ

The Gateway Learning Community 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.

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Application Form.docx 19th Jul 2017 Download
Application Form.pdf 05th Oct 2017 Download
Job Description Cover Supervisor.pdf 07th Feb 2018 Download