33 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,438.00 - £28,698.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Points 6 -9, Outer London (this will be pro rata for term time only), 36 hours a week

Teaching Assistant - Level 2 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 an ambitious and passionate professional who will add value to our school in striving to help deliver personalised learning that prepares our pupils for the next stage in their life, and who can:

  • Work under the direction of the class teacher to support pupils with a range of complex, physical, medical and learning needs to access learning by implementing activities and interventions designed to meet their personal needs
  • Manage pupil behaviour in line with school policy
  • Provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the classroom
  • Assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment
  • Promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop
  • Build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, treating them with respect and consideration
  • Work together with families and other agencies to ensure every pupil is valued, challenged and supported
  • Have the highest expectation that every pupil will make sustained academic and personal progress
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

The post holder will be part of our school support function and play a large part in delivering a high-quality education to the learners who attend our schools.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, therefore you may be invited for interview before the closing date.

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 0208 529 4979 or email larkswoodschool@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)
medical
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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Using the application form

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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.

School location

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