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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£54,990.00 - £60,308.00 Annually (FTE) L7 - L11

Assistant Headteacher job summary

Lime Trust is a Multi Academy Trust formed of 8 schools over 10 locations across Peterborough and the London Boroughs of Havering and Waltham Forest. We have grown to include four primary schools and four all-through special schools, with 2400 pupils and over 700 employees. In our academies we strive to ensure:

·      Learners are safe and enjoy learning

·      Everyone feels included, respected, and valued

·      An ambitious curriculum develops our learners for the challenges of life and adulthood

        Employee potential is recognised and invested in 

P     Putting Learners First is the Trust’s vision. We aim to provide high quality education for pupils through school-to-school collaboration, Trust direction, high challenge and high support. Our values of Respect, Equity, Self-worth, Partnership, Enjoyment, Communication and Trust are core to all we do.

We passionately believe in promoting the well-being of our teams and have a wide range of benefits and systems to support our staff, you can read more about this in the attached recruitment brochure.

Overview of the role:

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to be responsible for: 

   Carrying out the duties of this post in line with the remit outlined in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document including the conditions of the Academy’s own policy

   Assisting the Headteacher and Deputy Headteachers in the organisation, management and development of the school

   Carrying out teaching duties as required 

   To assume responsibilities of the Deputy Headteachers in their absence

   Lead a phase and or curriculum subject as part of the teaching and learning team.

   For promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people across the school 

   Delivering training and support within your school and to other schools across the Trust

   Promoting best practice and contribute to the aims and ethos of the school

   Leading school improvement in an agreed area

   Oversee the planning, progress and attainment of pupils within your phase across the school within the subject you will lead

   Leading by example as an outstanding classroom practitioner

      The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate: 

   · Experience of leading school improvement in a specified area across the whole school

  · Experience in working with children with SEND

  · Experience of managing a team of staff

  · Demonstrable track record of excellent teaching practice

  · Experience of leading training of other teachers

  · Experience of setting targets and monitoring, evaluating and recording progress

  · Strong knowledge and understanding of current developments

  · in teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum 

 · Ability to contribute effectively to the management,

 · organisation and running of the school.

 · Experience in assisting in the development and implementation of school aims, objectives, procedures, policies and practices.

 · Ability to manage staff and resources in specific areas.

 · Ability to innovate, inspire and motivate other staff.

The postholder will be part of our teaching and learning function of the school and play a large part in delivering a high-quality education to the learners that attend our schools. 

 Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact Will Brogan Headteacher via email will.brogan@limetrust.org to discuss the role further or 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.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Lime Academy Larkswood

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
686 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Lime Academy Larkswood is a three-form entry primary school in Chingford.  The age range of the pupils attending the setting is 3 to 11.

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