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GLC Tilbury Pioneer: Class Teacher (opportunities for leadership)

Type of Position:Classroom Teacher
Academy:GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy
Subject:KS1 & KS2
Salary:Teachers' Main Pay Scale [Possibility of TLR/leadership]
Start Date:January 2023
Closing Date: Midday on Friday 1st July

Class Teacher

GLC:  Tilbury Pioneer Academy  

Salary: Teachers’ Main Payscale (1-6)  (Leadership opportunities available)

Start Date:  January 2023

Tilbury Pioneer Academy  is part of the Gateway Learning Community [GLC] which 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 a vibrant, innovative and highly successful organisation: the place of choice to work and learn.  Across the 5 academies of the GLC, we pledge that everyone enjoys an equality of opportunity.  We work tirelessly to ensure that individual different characteristics including age, ethnicity, socio-economic background, academic ability, disability, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation are not discriminated against in any way.  We create environments characterised by mutual respect where difference is celebrated and where individual differences don’t act as a barrier to success.

Exciting new opportunity for a growing school in a lovely new building, with committed, happy staff and bright, well behaved children..

The successful candidate will be an accomplished class 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. Opportunities for leadership are available for the right candidate. 

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. 

Please return completed application forms to

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 1st July at midday 

Interviews to be held: TBC 

Benefits for teachers working within the GLC:

- Laptop

- £1,000 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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