Teacher of Mandarin, Newham

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Lister Community SchoolNewham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Classroom Teachers Payscale (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An exceptional school: Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham. Lister is an 11-16 comprehensive school at the heart of its community.  Recognised as one of the most improved schools in the country (DfE, January 2014) this is reflected in our sustained drive to become an Outstanding school with our Progress 8 at +0.27 and our Progress 8 for disadvantaged students in the top 20% of all schools nationally.  

In our December 2018 Ofsted the inspectors found that the school has maintained the good quality of education and  ‘made strong progress in many aspects of the school’s provision‘ since our last inspection in September 2013. Our many strengths are highlighted, including how students are ‘courteous and articulate’ and ‘say they enjoy school and value the wide range of opportunities they are given’. We are very proud that the report recognises our high aspirations, the hard work and good behaviour of our students, and the dedication and commitment of our staff.

The school benefits from a range of external partnerships including becoming the first partner school in the Music in Secondary Schools Trust, supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Music Foundation and the Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust.

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.

TEACHER OF MANDARIN

Classroom Teachers Main Payscale (Inner London) 

Required September 2019

(NQTs can apply)

As part of our continued focus on student progress and engagement, we are seeking to appoint a dynamic Teacher of Mandarin 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 Mandarin to GCSE standard is essential The ability to teach the Mandarin Excellence Programme is 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 Mandarin 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 Monday, 25th March 2019

Interviews: TBC

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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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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Lister Community School is situated in Plaistow, east London, and is a specialist school in Music and Science. We are a mixed comprehensive secondary school and welcome both students and staff from a diverse multicultural background. With almost 1,35...