The Hornbeam Academy Trust is a growing Multi Academy Trust of Special Schools and Specialist Provision in East London and Essex. It is made up of the Hornbeam Academy in Waltham Forest, Dycorts School and Ravensbourne School in Havering and the Hospital and Home Teaching Service based at Whipps Cross University Hospital.

We would like to hear from you, if you:

  • Would like to join our enthusiastic and committed team
  • Would like to support our young people in becoming independent and happy adults
  • Would like the opportunity to develop professionally

The successful individuals will have:

  • A commitment to young people and their education
  • A positive attitude
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A good team working ethic

We offer:

  • Membership of either local government or teachers’ pension schemes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidised lunches
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (above statutory entitlement)
  • Generous sick pay entitlement(above statutory entitlement)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay (above statutory entitlement)
  • Generous leave allowance for personal and domestic reasons (above statutory entitlement)
  • Training and Development opportunities – financial support and paid study leave
  • Free eye tests for qualifying members of staff
  • Occupational Health referral service
  • Subsidised childcare and on site nursery at William Morris Campus

Hornbeam Academy Trust, as an employer, is 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.

All our schools are UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools and support the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Lime Academy Hornbeam Closure


The Academy will remain closed to the majority of pupils until further notice for health and safety reasons.  We will continue to review the situation and keep you updated via our website and ParentMail, if the situation changes.   

Best wishes to you all.

Antony Clements

Interim Headteacher