Learning Support Assistant, Newham

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Lister Community SchoolNewham

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

An exceptional school: Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham. Lister Community School is a large, 11-16 comprehensive school.  We are a mixed school that maintained its ‘Good’ status by Ofsted in December 2018, https://www.lister.newham.sch.uk/our-schools/ofsted/ and continues to celebrate year on year 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.

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

36 hours per week, term time plus 4 weeks

Hours:  8.00am – 3:30pm (Monday – Friday)

Salary:  Scale 3 - £20,536 (actual pro rata salary per annum)

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

You will also have good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work flexibly and co-operatively in a team context.  Appropriate and accurate use of English in written and oral communications and good organisational skills are also required.  A commitment to working in a multi-cultural setting and with students from diverse backgrounds.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Learning Support Assistant  then an application form can be downloaded directly from the TES website or 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

Completed application forms are required by: 10:00am on Thursday 16th January 2020

Interviews:  Wednesday 22nd January 2020

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.





More about Lister Community School
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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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 84713311
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Lister Community School is situated in Plaistow, East London, approximately 10 mins walk from Plaistow and Upton Park Underground stations.  We are also in close proximity to the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Westfield (Stratford) shoppin...