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Vacancy Details

Teacher of English

Lister Community School
MPS/UPS (Inner London) Pay range
Lister Community School
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/04/2018 at 15:00 PM
Lister Community School

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.

An exceptional school: Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham.   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.


MPS/UPS (Inner London) Pay range

Required for September 2018

(NQTs are welcome to apply)

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

Opportunity for further impact:  In 2017 80% of students in GCSE English made expected progress and 42% made better than expected progress. Progress in English and Literature 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.   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 English 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

Application forms are required by:  3.00 pm on Thursday, 19th April 2018

Interviews: Thursday, 26th April 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.

Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

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.

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