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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 January 2022 at 11:00am

  • Date listed

    15 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Term time
Contract type
FTE £22,995- £24,693

Job summary

Early Years Practitioner

Lime Trust is looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join their warm and welcoming Early Years team on a permanent basis. The Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 special and 4 primary, in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

This post will be based in Lime Academy Forest Approach, a special school in the London Borough of Havering for children with complex needs, including learning difficulties, physical impairment and sensory impairment, aged 2-19.

The role will be to support children aged two - five years old and will be an unique opportunity for the successful applicant to develop their skills across this age range and gain experience across our growing Nursery setting and our two Reception classes.

Vision and values

The 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 Trust strive to improve life chances for all and be 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

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to to join our Early Years team in our ever-developing setting. You will have an opportunity to be part of the team who are aiming for 'Excellence in Early Years' across the Trust. The successful candidate will:

Hold at least a Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent Early Years qualification
Be committed to driving high standards and expectations of performance
Be enthusiastic and passionate for learning and enjoy working with individual children
Be hard working, flexible, committed and reliable
Be well organised; willing to go the ‘extra mile’ and have a ‘can do’ approach
Be able to raise aspirations, expectations and achievement of children
Be able to form excellent relationships with all pupils and develop good credibility with learners
Be open to change and develop practice with the needs of the pupil
Be able to communicate effectively with all staff, students and parents
Trust Benefits

The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration, support and development, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Benefits include:

A welcoming and supportive team
Hardworking, motivated, supportive colleagues and leadership teams
Employee assistance programme
CPD opportunities, including support with external courses for career development
Enhanced maternity leave benefits
National pay rates
Cycle to work scheme
Post information

Grade: 6
Point: 7-12 (pro rata)
Hours: 32.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday; term time only plus 5 training days (195 days)
Contract type: Permanent
Recruitment timetable

Closing date: 20th January 2022 at 11:00am
Shortlisting: w/c 24th January 2022
Interviews: TBC
Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01708 343 649.

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.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
133 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

About Lime Academy Forest Approach

This will be working within one of our Special Schools within our London Hub which covers the London Borough of Havering and Waltham Forest

School location

Settle Road, Romford, Essex, RM3 9YA

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