Behaviour Support Instructor, Newham

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Lister Community SchoolNewham
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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Lister Community School 

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’. An exceptional school: Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham.

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 children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Behaviour Support Instructor

Unqualified Teachers Pay Scale 1 to 6 (£20,908 to £30,573) depending on experience

Required for September 2017

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 behaviour of students around the school and also working with small groups and individuals in a variety of settings 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.

This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in the development of the school as we continue to successfully raise standards and move from Good to Outstanding.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Behaviour Support Instructor, an application form can be downloaded directly from our school’s website: or by contacting Jackie Young (HR Manager) on 020 8471 3311.  Completed applications must be returned to the school by email to:

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.  

Completed application forms are required by 9.00am on Wednesday 6th September 2017

Interviews: Week of the 11th September 2017

We will endeavour to acknowledge receipt of all application forms, however depending on the volume of applicants this is not always possible. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please do not assume that your application form has been received. We will only be contacting those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process.

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