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  • Job start date

    20 February 2023

  • Closing date

    2 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary range 24-30 (£81,526 - £93,877 FTE)

Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Headteacher who is an SEN practitioner with management experience and good leadership potential. You should share our passion for achieving the very best outcomes for our pupils. You will play a vital role in improving standards of teaching and learning across the school.

You will need to be a proven practitioner who has worked with a range of pupil needs and will be able to model good practice to others; develop bespoke curriculums and train staff to implement effectively; be able to demonstrate initiating, managing and leading effective change.

Your high level of professional values and educational philosophy will ensure that the school makes sustained improvements in all aspects of life. You will have the commitment and aspiration for our pupils and staff to reach their full potential and have a commitment to the attainment and achievement of greater levels of independence for pupils who have complex, medical, behavioural and physical learning difficulties.

Trustees and Governors are looking for a leader who has high aspirations for the continued professional development of our staff and for the highest quality engagement with the wider community, our families, employers and other stakeholders.

What the school offers its staff

  • IT equipment (relevant to the post)
  • Well-being support including online resources/app/initiatives
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • 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
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Job-sharing/Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Career break
  • Supportive Special Leave requests
  • Subsidised school meals
  • Subsidised childcare (offered on some sites)

Commitment to safeguarding

The Lime Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The Headteacher will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all pupils with whom he/she comes into contact, in accordance with the Trust’s and the academy’s safeguarding policies and procedures.

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About Lime Academy Hornbeam

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
276 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number

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.

Arranging a visit to Lime Academy Hornbeam

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Rachael.Holland@limetrust.org.

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