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Behaviour Support Instructor

Lister Community SchoolNewham

An exceptional school: Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham. Lister is an 11-16 comprehensive school at the heart of its community.  In our December 2018 Ofsted the inspectors found that the school has maintained the good quality of education and ‘made strong progress in many aspects of the school’s provision‘ since our last inspection in September 2013. Our many strengths are highlighted, including how students are ‘courteous and articulate’ and ‘say they enjoy school and value the wide range of opportunities they are given’. We are very proud that the report recognises our high aspirations, the hard work and good behaviour of our students, and the dedication and commitment of our staff.

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 January 2022 – subject to completion of recruitment checks

Fixed term contract to 31st August 2022

Hours: According to the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions 

(Inner London) Unqualified Teachers Payscale 1-6 (£22,849 - £33,410) (depending on experience)

As part of our continued focus to further develop impact on student progress, we are seeking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Behaviour Support Instructor to work in the Student Support Centre at Lister Community School.  You will need to have some classroom management skills and be able to demonstrate confidence, strong interpersonal skills and flexibility. You will be supervising the behaviour of students around the school; provide mentoring to a caseload of students; working with small groups and individuals in a variety of settings; teaching and supporting students so that they can access the curriculum and learning for a range of subjects supporting the education and welfare of pupils.  You will work in collaboration with class teachers and/or line managers ensuring due regard of the school’s aims and objectives. 

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Behaviour Support Instructor then an application form can be downloaded directly from the TES website or Lister school’s website at:  

Completed applications must be returned by email to: 

 Closing Date: Midday Thursday 9th December 2021

Interviews: Monday 13th December 2021

Please note: 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. We do not have parking facilities on site.

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