Teacher of Science, Plaistow, London

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Lister Community SchoolPlaistow, London

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Start date: September 2018 or As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Classroom Teachers 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 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 a large 11-16 comprehensive school at the heart of its community. Our November 2013 Ofsted report spoke of the school’s ‘consistent focus on raising the quality of teaching and developing a culture of learning and high aspirations across the school’. 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 +0.49 and 5(A*-C) including English & Maths at 68%, the sixth consecutive year this has increased.

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 SCIENCE

                                         Classroom Teachers' Pay Scale

                               Required for September 2018 or as soon as possible

                                                       (NQTs can apply)

As part of our continued focus to further develop impact on student progress we are seeking to appoint a passionate Science Teacher to join our dedicated Science team.

Opportunity for further impact:  In 2017 80% of students in GCSE Additional Science made expected progress and 42% made better than expected progress. Progress in triple Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) surpassed this with an average of 97% achieving expected progress and 77% achieving better than expected progress, providing our students with access to the best colleges.

The chance to develop: Work alongside colleagues with high expectations, engage with a broad range of exceptional CPD tailored to your own professional development as part of the Lister teacher toolkit programme. Subject specific CPD includes working alongside the Institute of Physics and the Royal Society of Chemistry. Work in a team that provides real potential for career progression.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Teacher of Science 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, 20th March 2018

                                Interviews:  Monday, 26th March 2018 (all day)

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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