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Job details
Employer Eastlea Community School
Location Newham
Salary MPS - Inner London scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 or earlier if available

Eastlea is a fully inclusive, friendly and supportive Community School where employees are valued and developed. You will want to make a real difference to young peoples’ future, be passionate about achievement and standards along with your own professional development and progression.

Behaviour is excellent. Our parents and students have high aspirations and teaching spaces are inviting and well resourced.

The school is within walking distance to West Ham, Plaistow, Canning Town and Star Lane stations and is close to the dynamic London Docklands, which can be seen from the schools’ playing field.

In the 2014 OFSTED inspection, Eastlea Community School was judged as ‘good’ where students learn well because they have very good relationships with teachers. They feel that teachers are always there to help them. Catering over the past three years has had outstanding Progress data, with over 80+% making three levels of progress [2016], and attainment of 83% [2015] achieving A* to C grades, and for many students this was their highest grade.

The Technology Curriculum Area is located in purpose built accommodation which includes sophisticated IT resources. This is an ideal opportunity for shaping the future of teaching and learning. We have created a curriculum aimed at encouraging and developing students’ creativity, problem solving and independent learning by using modern technology. The person appointed will be committed to raising the profile of Technology in the school and driving standards upwards, whilst engaging and capturing the imagination of our students.

We are looking to appoint a strong, enthusiastic, energetic and creative practitioner with outstanding potential to join our already high quality Technology team. The person appointed will be committed to outstanding Teaching and Learning, inspiring the students to reach their full potential, therefore raising student attainment, contributes to the Curriculum Area and wider school programme.

A specialism in Catering would be desirable.

Applications from both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers are very welcome.

If you would like the chance to meet our dedicated and supportive team & find out more about our school, please come and visit, we would love to meet you. Alternatively for an informal discussion about this post please contact the school on the above number.

An application form and further details can be obtained from the School Website ( or London Borough of Newham Website  

Completed forms should be returned to the school by 12:00 noon, Thursday 22 June 2017.


Eastlea Community School has a strong commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in all aspects of employment within the London Borough of Newham and in its services to students, staff and the wider community. All employees are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work.

Eastlea Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold all relevant procedures.

An enhanced current DBS clearance is a necessity for this post.

Pretoria Road
Canning Town
London E16 4NP

About the employer

Information about Eastlea Community School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Pretoria Road
E16 4NP
United Kingdom
+44 20 7540 0410