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Vacancy Details

3rd in Charge - Maths Faculty

Lister Community School
Lister Community School
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/04/2019 at 10:00 AM
Lister Community School

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.


Classroom Teachers Payscale plus TLR 2C (£6645) per annum

Required for September 2019

We are looking to appoint a 3rd in charge of the Mathematics Faculty. This is an opportunity to work with a stable team with a blend of experience. The faculty has produced GCSE results in line or above national in the recent years. It is preferable that the applicant has relevant experience of delivering Maths Mastery programme.

The opportunity to develop Lower School Curriculum: The Mathematics faculty has recently moved to use the Ark Maths mastery curriculum in year 7, the 3rd in charge will lead the further development of Maths mastery into year 8. This is a unique opportunity to have a real impact on curriculum development as well as supporting the training of Maths teachers with a focus on mastery.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Third in Charge of Maths in an high performing team, then an application form can be downloaded directly from TES online or Lister 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:  9:00 am on Monday, 29th April 2019

Interviews:  Thursday, 2nd May 2019 (subject to applications)

We will acknowledge receipt of all application forms. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please do not assume that your application has been received.  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 TES online or Lister 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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