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Vacancy Summary
Lime Trust Academy
£20,835 - £21.210 FTE or £16,450 - £16,746 PTE
The Hornbeam Academy, Folly Lane
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/10/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Lime Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which was founded in 2015, which merged with Hornbeam Academy Trust in September 2019.   The Lime Trust has grown from 4 to 7 Schools which are located in the following areas; Havering, Waltham Forest and Peterborough.  The Trust is a mixture of both Primary and Special Schools including an Ofsted Outstanding Hospital & Home Tuition Service located in Whipps Cross Hospital in Waltham Forest.

Teaching Assistants, Salary: Scale 2, Points 3 to 4, Actual salary: £16,450 - £16,746

Lime Academy Hornbeam is a split-site school which caters for the educational needs of pupils between the ages of 2-19 years of age with a wide range of Special Education Needs and Disability, from severe and profound learning difficulties and autism to Social Emotional Mental Health difficulties. You will work under the direct instruction of teaching and senior staff to support access to learning for pupils. You will be required to attend to the pupils’ personal needs, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters. You should be approachable, empathic to the needs of the students and flexible in your approach to work.

Hours: 32.5 per week, Term time only. 


You will be based at either Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT or

1a Alders Ave, Woodford Green, IG8 9PY

The closing date for applications: Friday 25th October 2019 (12pm)

Interview date: TBC

For an application pack and further details about our Trust, please log on to our website at:

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Lime Academy Hornbeam, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT

or by Email to

If you do not hear from the Trust within three weeks, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.  (Due to the number of applicants it is not possible to contact every candidate individually).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.