Teacher of French, Plaistow, London

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Lister Community SchoolPlaistow, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Classroom Teachers MPS/UPS (Inner London) Payscale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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 committed to staff development and offer excellent training and opportunities. 

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’. 

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 for September 2018

Classroom Teachers MPS/UPS (Inner London) Pay range

(NQTs can apply)


As part of our continued focus on student progress and engagement, we are seeking to appoint a dynamic Teacher of French to join our dedicated Modern Foreign Languages Faculty. We are looking for a teacher whose practice has the potential to be outstanding, and who is committed to student engagement in learning Languages. The ability to teach French to GCSE standard is essential The ability to teach Spanish to at least KS3 standard is extremely desirable.

You will also need to demonstrate confidence, strong interpersonal skills and flexibility, and to be able to work well as part of a team to raise the profile of Languages and the attainment of students. 

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Teacher of French then an application form can be downloaded directly from 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

Applications are required by: 9.00am on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018

Interviews: Friday, 25th May 2018

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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More about Lister Community School
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
Telephone: +44 20 84713311
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