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GLC Tilbury Pioneer: Assistant Head of School with responsibility for Nursery & Reception

Type of Position:Assistant Head of School
Academy:GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy
Salary:Leadership Pay Scale Point 6 - 10 [£48,900 - £53,886]
Start Date:Immediate/ September 2021
Closing Date: Midday on Monday, 12th Aoril 2021

Assistant Head of School with responsibility for Nursery and Reception

GLC:  Tilbury Pioneer Academy

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale Point 6 - 10 [£48,900 - £53,886]

Start Date:  Immediate/September 2021

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 Assistant Head of School with the responsibility for the early years.

This is an exciting opportunity to build upon our already good provision on our journey to outstanding, as our current early years’ leader relocates after 5 years in post. The experienced and successful candidate will be an accomplished teacher and outstanding leader who will apply their wealth of knowledge and expertise to create an environment of the highest standard which stimulates pupils’ interests, progress and development.

We would like to meet leaders with excellent subject knowledge and understanding of the early years’ curriculum, committed to ensuring that all pupils, regardless of ability, have the opportunity to make excellent progress. 

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

If you would like further information, to arrange a visit or to request an application pack, we would love to hear from you. Please either telephone Jo Allison on 01375 488 420, or send an email to: or visit our website at 

Closing date for applications: Monday, 12th April 2021 at Midday
ShortlistingTuesday, 13th April 2021
Interviews will be held week commencing: Monday 19th April 2021

Benefits for teachers working within the GLC:

- Laptop

- £2,500 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


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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