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Teaching Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£21,189 - £22,083 (Pro Rata)
Lime Trust Academy. New Road Chingford London
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/06/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Enthusiastic and Committed Teaching Assistants Needed for Lime Academy Larkswood

Lime Academy Larkswood is a lively and diverse three-form entry primary school with nursery located in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. With a modern building, outstanding facilities and a team of innovative, experienced and dedicated staff, Lime Academy Larkswood offers an exciting opportunity for someone to become part of our team.

“At the Lime Trust we believe that the key to any school’s success is to be outward facing and continuously looking for ways to become brilliant.”

Scale: SC3

Salary range: 14 – 17 (inner London)

Contract type: Fixed term and permanent contracts available

We have a vacancies for outstanding teaching assistants. Duties will include leading a nurture group, working with children in small groups and on a 1:1 basis. The Trust, Headteacher & Academy Council are looking to appoint a committed practitioner who will put children first by striving to improve outcomes and therefore life chances for all pupils. The successful applicant should have a flexible approach and be a team player. 

We offer:

  • High quality CPD opportunities, bespoke training and development for all our staff
  • An iPad for each member of staff
  • Inner London Salary
  • Subsidised child care rates
  • Enthusiastic and happy children who enjoy learning
  • A well-established Academy whose ethos is putting children first
  • A friendly, supportive and effective staff team with passionate/dedicated professionals
  • A well-resourced learning environment

You must:

  • Every Employee in our school has an important role to play in ensuring our children achieve the best possible outcomes and are able to fully participate in school life
  • Enjoy getting children involved in a range of indoor and outdoor activities
  • Be well organised, will to go the extra mile and have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Hard working, flexible, committed and reliable
  • Have fun/enthusiasm/passion for learning and enjoy working with individual children
  • Be able to form excellent relationships with all pupils and other members of staff
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with all staff and students

Visits warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please call or email 

Tel: 020 8529 4979 / Email: 

For an application pack and further details, please see our website 

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: or by post, Lime Academy Larkswood, New Road, Chingford, E4 8ET 

Further information about the school can be found at:

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th June 2019 - 12pm

Shortlisting: Monday 10th June 2019                                                        

Interview date: Wednesday 13th June 2019         

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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.