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GLC Herringham Primary Academy: Reception Class Teacher

Type of Position:Classroom Teacher
Academy:GLC Herringham Primary Academy
Salary:Teachers' Main Pay Scale
Start Date:September 2020
Closing Date: Midday on Wednesday, 8th December 2021

Reception Class Teacher

GLC:  Herringham Primary Academy  

Salary: Teachers’ Main Payscale (1-6)  

Start Date:  September 2020

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.  We are looking to recruit an outstanding, determined and creative Reception Class Teacher at Herringham Primary Academy.

At HPA we are passionate about learning.  Our highest priority is to provide an environment to our pupils that excites, motivates and challenges them and encourages lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them.

The successful candidate will be an accomplished Reception teacher who possesses the confidence and ability to prepare fun and effective lessons.  We would like to meet a Teacher with excellent subject knowledge and understanding of the current curriculum, committed to ensuring that all students, regardless of ability, have the opportunity to make excellent progress. 

We welcome applications from committed and ambitious teachers seeking opportunities in an environment with a very active CPD programme and opportunities for career advancement.  If you have a passion for learning we would love to hear from you.

Part Time and Full Time Applications will be considered. 

Please return completed application forms to

Closing date for applications:  Midday on Wednesday, 8th December 2021


Benefits for teachers working within the GLC:

- Laptop

- £1,500 Golden Hello for successful candidates (teachers paid on Main Scale to UPS 3 only) applying directly to the GLC, only after qualifying period of six months.

- Staff Wellbeing Programme

- Two week October Half Term

- My Day (1 additional day off in the academic year)

- Long Service Policy which rewards 5 10 15 20 25 and 30 years' service


Visit our teacher development site for more information on teaching and working for the GLC

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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