Head of Geography, Plaistow

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Lister Community SchoolPlaistow

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2B
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 6th 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’. 

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. 


Required for January 2019

Classroom Teachers’ MPS/UPS Pay range, plus TLR 2B (£4,587) allowance

 We are seeking to appoint a very strong classroom practitioner with a proven record in raising student attainment and results as Head of Geography in the Humanities Faculty.  

This role will have a major focus on supporting colleagues within the Faculty, and on improving the quality of teaching and learning.  The successful candidate will need to show the vision and skills to increase the proportion of outstanding lessons taught within the faculty.  The successful candidate must also have a clear vision of how Humanities, and in particular Geography, can make a major contribution to the success of the school.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Head of Geography then an application form can be downloaded directly from our school’s website at: http://www.lister.newham.sch.uk/vacancies/ or by contacting Jackie Young (HR Manager) on 020 8471 3311.  

Completed applications must be returned by email to: Jobs@lister.newham.sch.uk

Application forms are required by: 10:00am on Monday, 8th October 2018

Interviews:  Friday, 12th October 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.

Please note we do not accept CVs and we do not consider applications from recruitment agencies.

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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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