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SEND Class Teacher
  • Employer: Lime Academy Hornbeam
  • Reference: LIME-S/22/211533
  • Published: Fri 16/09/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 1265 per academic year
  • Salary: M2 (£31,604) – UPS3 (£45,766) + SEN 1 (£2270) or SEN 2 (£4479)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Hornbeam, Waltham Forest

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SEND Class Teacher

SEND Class Teacher – Lime Academy Hornbeam

Are you looking to take your first step into SEND education? Are you an experienced SEND teacher looking to develop as a practitioner?

Lime Academy Hornbeam is a special school located in the London Borough of Waltham Forest for children with complex needs, including learning difficulties, physical impairment and sensory impairment, aged 2-19. This post offers the opportunity to work alongside a knowledgeable and supportive Senior Leadership Team.

Lime Academy Hornbeam are part of the Lime Trust. The Lime Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 Special and 4 Primary in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

The salary for this post will be paid in accordance with teachers pay and conditions plus a SEN 1 or 2 (depending on qualifications and experience).

  • Suitable for ECT's
  • Suitable for Primary practitioners looking to transition to SEND

This a unique and exciting opportunity to join our growing Trust and to help create an exceptional learning experience for pupils within our school.  You will be responsible for planning and delivering lessons in all areas of the curriculum and provide personalised activities to meet the needs of the pupils within your class. 

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 are respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

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

The Values we embed in our schools are:

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

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a positive and safe learning environment to nurture pupils’ development.  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.  We strive to ensure our pupils reach their full potential to allow them to actively participate in the wider community and to prepare them for adult life.

We pride ourselves on our continuous personal development, offering opportunities to progress within the Trust.

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

Trust Benefits: 

  • IT equipment (relevant to the post)
  • Well-being support including online resources/app/initiatives
  • Extensive CPD opportunities, including support with external courses for further career development
  • Enhanced maternity leave benefits
  • Membership of a generous pension scheme (LGPS or TPS)
  • National pay rates
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Job-sharing/Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Career break
  • Supportive Special Leave requests
  • Subsidised school meals
  • Subsidised childcare (offered on some sites)
  • PPA can take place working from home

Recruitment timetable

Closing date:         3 October 2022

Shortlisting date:  4 October 2022

Interviews:            14 October 2022

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

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.