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Assistant Headteacher - Safeguarding Lead

Lime Academy Hornbeam, London

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L7-L11 (Outer London)

Job summary

This is a newly created post and is situated within the William Morris Campus (Folly Lane, Walthamstow).

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 be the named Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) with responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils across the school. In addition, they will take a lead role in reviewing pupils Education Health Care Plans, working with parents and external agencies to co-ordinate provision and will have an agreed teaching commitment. They will work as part of the leadership team to drive school improvement, promote best practice and contribute to the aims and ethos of the Trust.

We are looking for a leader who can demonstrate:

Excellent leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills
Excellent classroom practice, effectively meeting individual needs
The desire and experience to take a lead role within our school
A clear understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and experience of working with children with a range of complex needs
A commitment to ensuring all pupils achieve their full potential
High expectations of themself and others
Experience of leading change and improvement across the school
We are looking forward to hearing from candidates who have ambitions for leadership and are ready for a post that has a high level of challenge. You will be part of an excellent team and will be given support to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond. Applications from colleagues who meet the criteria are welcome from the mainstream or special settings.

Welcoming and a supportive team
Hardworking, motivated, supportive colleagues and leadership teams
Trust benefits such as:
Employee assistance programme
Support the government childcare voucher scheme
CPD opportunities including support with external courses for career development
Enhanced Maternity leave benefits
National pay rates
Cycle to work scheme

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
294 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0208 503 2225

About Lime Academy Hornbeam

Lime Academy Hornbeam is special school split over two sites in the London Borough of Waltham Forest for children and young pupil with complex needs including learning difficulties, physical impairment, sensory impairment, ASC and SEMH aged from 2-19.

School location

Folly Lane, London, E17 5NT

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