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Communication Support Worker

Lister Community SchoolNewham


Hours:  According to the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions

Unqualified Teachers Payscale (Inner London) -  (£22,849 per annum)

Start date as soon as possible – subject to completion of recruitment checks.

Lister Community School is a Deaf friendly school with a long established and thriving Resourced Provision for Deaf young people.   Deaf students are supported to integrate with both Deaf and hearing peers in all aspects of school life and to access education in mainstream lessons using a total communication approach.  We wish to recruit dynamic, enthusiastic Communication Support Workers as we are expanding our successful provision.    The successful applicant will have experience or interest in working with students with a range of abilities.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Communication Support Worker then an application form can be downloaded directly from the TES website.

Completed applications must be returned by email to:

Closing date:  9am Thursday 23rd September 2021

Interviews will take place week beginning 27th September 2021

Lister Community School is a large 11-16 comprehensive school in Plaistow. Our vision is to provide a world class education for young people in Newham. Our actions are driven by the conviction that our young people have the right to the same quality of teaching and range of opportunities as at any school in the country. Our ethos is one of continuous improvement, with a focus on strong partnerships and staff development. Over the last ten years we have significantly raised academic standards and are now the school of choice for our local community.

Lister is a Foundation School, and, together with three other secondary schools in Newham, has been collaborating for over five years as part of the Newham Community Schools Trust. Through this partnership, staff have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with colleagues from other schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and enhanced DBS checks.

Please note, there is no parking available onsite. 

Applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to close this position before the date specified above.  We therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.   Due to high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process.

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