Teaching Assistant Level 3/ ELSA (Emotional Learning Support Assistant)

Lime Academy Forest Approach, Romford, Essex, RM3 9YA

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 June 2022 at 11:00am

  • Date listed

    21 May 2022

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Grade 5 SP12 £25,137 – SP16 £26,997 Actual Salary SP12 £19,410 - SP16 £20,846

Teaching Assistant Level 3/ ELSA (Emotional Learning Support Assistant) job summary

The Lime Trust is looking for Teaching Assistant Level 3 – ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)  to join their Teaching and Learning team. The Lime Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 Special and 4 Primary in Cambridgeshire and North and East London)

These posts are to work in Lime Academy Forest Approach, a special school in the London Borough of Havering for children aged 4-19.

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 work with the teaching and learning team and the Senior Leadership Team at the school to support pupils, promote best practice, and contribute to the aims and ethos of the Trust and its schools.

Candidates should be ambitious and passionate professionals, 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: 

To manage pupil behaviour in line with school policy
To support pupils with SEMH access learning by planning and implementing interventions designed to meet their personal needs
Lead the class in the absence of the class teacher for short periods
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
Provide expertise to deliver a personalised curriculum for each pupil’s learning
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

We are looking forward to hearing from candidates who want to take the next step up in their career. This is a post that requires candidates to be committed to ongoing personal learning and development, and to sharing our long-term aims and drive for continuous improvement within our school.

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: 14th February 2022 at 11.00am 

Shortlisting: W/c 21st February 2022

Interviews: TBC 

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01708 343649

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). 

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About Lime Academy Forest Approach

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
133 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01708 988 350

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

Arranging a visit to Lime Academy Forest Approach

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01708 343649

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