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  • Closing date

    6 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£54,816.00 - £60,488.00 Annually (Actual) 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

The Trust’s vision is 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 (0.2 teaching responsibility)

T To assume responsibilities of the Headteacher / Deputy Headteachers in their absence

For promoting and safeguarding the welfare of looked after children as the Designated Teacher for LAC.

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 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.

Please see the Trust Benefits brochure attached to this advert on how we support and value employees who work for Lime Trust.

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact Andy Buffham Headteacher's on 01733 264238 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.

Applying for the job

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About Lime Academy Watergall

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
355 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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