Educational Communicator, Plaistow, London

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Lister Community SchoolPlaistow, London
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 4 - 6 (£17,182 - £21,776)
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’. 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 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.

Educational Communicator

36 hours per week, term time only

Hours: 08.30 – 4:30pm (Monday – Friday)

Unqualified: Scale 4 - £17,182 (actual pro rata’d salary per annum)

Qualified: Scale 5 - £19,415 (actual pro rata’d salary per annum)

Qualified (with less supervision): Scale 6 - £21,776 (actual pro rata’d salary per annum)

We are seeking to appoint an Educational Communicator to work with students and staff to maximise the learning opportunities for all students, especially those with special educational needs and hearing difficulties. The successful applicant will have experience or interest in working with students with a range of abilities. 

Lister’s Deaf Support team is well established within the school and delivers support through withdrawal, mainstream lessons and group work interventions.  A commitment to working in a multi-cultural setting and with students from diverse backgrounds is essential. 

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Educational Communicator 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 3.00pm on Wednesday, 25th October 2017.

Interviews: During the week commencing 30th October 2017

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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