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Teaching Assistant- Level 2
  • Employer: Lime Academy Hornbeam
  • Reference: LIME-S/22/221544
  • Published: Sun 04/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/01/2023, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 3, Points 5-6, £22,575 - £22,983 FTE (pro rata for term time only)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Hornbeam – Folly Lane, Walthamstow, London E17 5NT, Corporation of London

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Teaching Assistant- Level 2

Teaching Assistants Level 2 – Lime Academy Hornbeam 

The Lime Trust is looking for Level 2 Teaching Assistants 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 will be based at Lime Academy Hornbeam a special school in the London Borough of Waltham Forest for children with complex needs, including learning difficulties, physical impairment and sensory impairment, aged 2-19.

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 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

The successful candidate will be part of the school team and will be required 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: 

  • Work under the direction of the Class Teacher to support pupils with a range of complex physical, medical and learning needs to access learning by implementing activities and interventions designed to meet their personal needs
  • Manage pupil behaviour in line with school policy
  • Provide general support to the Class Teacher in the management and organisation of the classroom
  • Assist the Class Teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment
  • 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.

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
  • Gym Membership discount
  • Electric car scheme (coming soon)
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Job-sharing/Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Career break
  • Supportive Special Leave requests
  • Subsided school meals
  • Subsided childcare (offered on some sites)

Recruitment timetable

Closing date:    9 January 2023 at 12 Noon

Shortlisting:      9 January 2023

Interviews:       16 January 2023

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office 0208 503 2225

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)