Team Leader - SEND
  • Employer: Lime Academy Ravensbourne
  • Reference: LIME-S/20/137576
  • Published: Thu 12/11/2020, 21:09 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/01/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours
  • Salary: £29,915-£45,766
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Ravensbourne, Neaves Crescent, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex RM3 8HN, Essex

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Team Leader - SEND

Team Leader (TLR2b)

The Lime Trust is looking for Team Leader with a Teaching and Learning Responsibility (TLR) responsibility to join their team. The Lime Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 Special and 4 Primary in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

This post is to work in Lime Academy Ravensbourne, a special school in the London Borough of Havering for children with complex needs including learning difficulties, physical impairment and sensory impairment aged from 2-19. 

The salary for this post will be paid in accordance with teacher pay and conditions.

This a unique and exciting opportunity to join our growing Trust and to help create an exceptional learning experience for pupils within our school.  Our aim is to provide our pupils with the best possible opportunities to succeed with future goals and aspirations in all areas of their life including social, emotional, physical and communication. 

The Lime Trust’s vision  is to provide high quality education for pupils through school to school collaboration and Trust direction, high challenge and high support. All schools in the Lime Trust strive to improve life chances for all and respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

  • Always working to be brilliant
  • Putting children first
  • Setting the standard
  • Building capacity rich schools

The Values we embed in our schools are:

  • Respect
  • Equality
  • Self-worth
  • Partnership
  • Enjoyment
  • Communication (a voice for all)
  • Trust

We are seeking a motivated skilled and resilient teacher who is looking to take the next step into middle leadership.  As a member of the extended leadership team the chosen candidate will demonstrate:

  • Energy, enthusiasm and the ability to teach effectively across all age ranges
  • A good understanding of developing and delivering a quality curriculum and learning experience for young people with SEND, ensuring the school is line with regulatory requirements
  • A flexible fair and empathetic approach and the ability to meet the complex needs of our pupils
  • High expectations for all and a commitment to achieve the schools aim of excellent outcome for all pupils
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build effective and positive relationships with pupils, staff, parents and external agencies
  • Excellent working relationships across the cross and the ability to provide support, guidance and inspiration to the staff team

This can be a challenging environment; therefore, determination and resilience are key characteristics for the post.

If you are passionate about SEND and have the energy, drive and desire to motivate pupils and staff to ensure the best possible outcomes are for all, this could be the right job for you.  Applications are welcome from teachers from mainstream or special schools.

Trust Benefits: 

  • Welcoming and a supportive team
  • Hardworking, motivated, supportive colleagues and leadership teams
    • Employee assistance programme 
    • Support the government childcare voucher scheme
    • CPD opportunities including support with external courses for career development
    • Enhanced Maternity leave benefits
    • National pay rates
    • Cycle to work scheme

Recruitment timetable

Closing date:      4 January 2021

Shortlisting:        wlc 11 January 2021

Interviews:          w/c 18 January 2021

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01708 341800

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.


How to Apply

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