Teaching in Thurrock

Career opportunities for support staff

Career opportunities for support staff include:

  • teaching assistants or learning support assistants
  • bursar
  • personal assistant (PA)
  • school administrative assistant
  • school secretary
  • school manager or finance officer
  • site manager
  • caretaking staff

A safe, clean, comfortable environment in our schools is vital for the well-being and development of our students.

Managing the processes which contribute to this in partnership with the school leadership team is an important role.

Part-time work in schools

There are many different jobs in schools all of which are important in supporting our young people. Many of these jobs may provide part-time work opportunities:

  • site workers - maintenance and cleaning staff play an important part in providing a safe and healthy environment
  • kitchen and midday staff make lunchtime a healthy and enjoyable part of the day
  • office assistants perform a number of duties to support in busy school offices