The Lime Trust is looking for Teaching Assistant Level 3 – ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant) to join their Teaching and Learning team. The Lime Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 Special and 4 Primary in Cambridgeshire and North and East London)
These posts are to work in Lime Academy Forest Approach, a special school in the London Borough of Havering for children aged 4-19.
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:
- Communication (a voice for all)
The successful candidate will work with the teaching and learning team and the Senior Leadership Team at the school to support pupils, promote best practice, and contribute to the aims and ethos of the Trust and its schools.
Candidates should be ambitious and passionate professionals, who will add value to our school in striving to help deliver personalised learning that prepares our pupils for the next stage in their life, and who can:
- To manage pupil behaviour in line with school policy
- To support pupils with SEMH access learning by planning and implementing interventions designed to meet their personal needs
- Lead the class in the absence of the class teacher for short periods
- Provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the classroom
- Assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment
- Provide expertise to deliver a personalised curriculum for each pupil’s learning
- Promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop
- Build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, treating them with respect and consideration
- Work together with families and other agencies to ensure every pupil is valued, challenged and supported
- Have the highest expectation that every pupil will make sustained academic and personal progress
- Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
We are looking forward to hearing from candidates who want to take the next step up in their career. This is a post that requires candidates to be committed to ongoing personal learning and development, and to sharing our long-term aims and drive for continuous improvement within our school.
Closing date: 02 November 2021
Shortlisting: 03 November
Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01708 343649
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).