Design, Display and Resources Officer, Plaistow

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Lister Community SchoolPlaistow

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 6 (£23,413) actual pro rata'd salary per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Lister Community School is a large, 11-16 comprehensive school.  We are a mixed school that was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2013 and has just celebrated its 7th consecutive year of record breaking exam results.

We are determined to build on our most recent Ofsted judgement and continue our journey to becoming ‘Outstanding’ in the next two years.  Our motto is “always aiming for excellence’.

Lister is embarking on an exciting stage of developing its support services for the school and we are seeking dynamic, professional and high quality individuals to join us in our aim for excellence in all areas.

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.  

We would ideally like to fill this post as soon as possible – subject to completion of recruitment checks.


36 hours per week, term time plus two weeks

Hours:  08.00am – 4:00pm (Monday – Friday)

Flexible working required from time to time 

Salary: Scale 6 - £23,413 (actual pro rata’d salary per annum)

Do you have an eye for detail and a flare for design? Can you create stunning visual displays and resources using various forms of media and software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign)?

We are seeking to appoint a creative self-starter who is dynamic, efficient and organised, to provide important whole school support services consisting of:

· Publication and document design using desktop publishing software

· Supporting the Assistant Head with marketing, communications and public relations

· Upkeep of display and notice boards across the school

· Photography and filming of key events

· Co-ordinating equipment and resources for use in events, training etc

· Reprographics services support, as required

The successful candidate will have good communication, customer care and excellent IT skills. This includes excellent organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail. You must be able to prioritise tasks and work independently using your own initiative.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding DDR Officer then an application form can be downloaded directly from our school’s website at: or by contacting Jackie Young (HR Manager) on 020 8471 3311.  

Completed applications must be returned to the school at the above address, or by email to:

Applications are required by 12.00 noon on Monday, 25th June 2018

Interviews:  Week commencing 25th June 2018

 We will acknowledge receipt of all application forms. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please do not assume that your application has been received.  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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More about Lister Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Mary's Road, Plaistow, London, E13 9AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 84713311
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Lister Community School is situated in Plaistow, east London, and is a specialist school in Music and Science. We are a mixed comprehensive secondary school and welcome both students and staff from a diverse multicultural background. With almost 1,35...