Alternative Education Jobs

A career in SEN & Alternative Education can be challenging yet highly rewarding and enjoyable. We offer long-term and short-term Teaching and Support Staff roles at a variety of specialist Alternative Education settings across London and the South East. 

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23 Jobs

PRU English Teacher (vacancy)

£135 - £195 per day
Is English your passion?Are you a qualified and passionate teacher looking to gain experience working in alternative provision?This Secondary Pupil Referral Unit, catering for KS3 and KS4 pupils, is looking for a passionate and dedicated English teacher to join its team for the summer term 2018. The school firmly believes in raising pupil's achievement and helping all pupils develop into confident learners. There is a strong focus on enabling students to gain qualifications, as well as an enriching curriculum offer.About the role:• Full time (until May half term)Opportunity for part time after half term• Opportunity to teach across KS3 and KS4, including GCSE classesAbout you:• Committed to providing an excellent quality of education for all pupils• Resilient, calm and enthusiasticStrong behaviour management skillsExperience of working with SEBD pupils beneficial but not necessary• QTS• Hold a recent DBSWhat you can expect:• A dedicated team of colleaguesSupportive Senior Leadership Team• Opportunities for CPD across the year• Competitive salaryOpportunity to negotiate flexible working after May half termIf you are motivated and driven, have a positive attitude, and are committed to providing a good school experience for all pupils, then we want to hear from you today.Click above to apply or call us on 0207 444 0009.Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Humanities and PSHE Teacher

£135 - £195 per day
Do you enjoying helping pupils explore the wonders of the world through teaching Humanities? Are you a qualified and passionate teacher looking to gain experience working in alternative provision? This Secondary Pupil Referral Unit, catering for KS3 and KS4 pupils, is looking for a passionate and dedicated teacher of Humanities and PSHE to join its team for the summer term 2018. The school firmly believes in raising pupil's achievement and helping all pupils develop into confident learners. There is a strong focus on enabling students to gain qualifications, as well as an enriching curriculum offer. The ultimate goal of the school is to help pupils reintegrate back into mainstream education, through a safe and nurturing environment, which enables all pupils to obtain core skills necessary for the future. About the role: • Full time (until July 2018) • Opportunity to teach across KS3 and KS4 • Teaching Humanities and PSHE About you: • Committed to providing an excellent quality of education for all pupils • Resilient, calm and enthusiastic • Experience of working with pupils with SEBD is beneficial but not necessary • Enjoy designing engaging lessons • Have QTS • Hold a recent DBS What you can expect: • A dedicated team of colleagues • A community spirited school, where staff are like-minded in their pursuit of a high quality education for all pupils • Opportunities for CPD across the year • Competitive salary If you are motivated to make a difference to pupils in this final term of the academic year, and are committed to providing a good school experience for all, then contact the SEN team then we need to hear from you today! Click above to apply or call us on 0207 444 0009. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Part Time Learning Support Mentor

£60 - £90 per day
Part Time Learning Support MentorA Special School based in East London that cater for pupils who have severe and or profound learning difficulties are seeking part time Learning Support Mentors from now and from September. They are particularly interested in recruiting someone who has a creative arts background including Drama/Art/Dance and someone ideally with some Special Education Needs (SEN) experience in any capacity. The part time hours are flexible to work around your commitments and will suit someone who isn't looking for long term commitment but has a couple of days a week spare each week.Working at the school you can expect:• A caring environment with excellent staff who always share best practice and resources• Lovely children and pupils where all of their needs are individually met• A very supportive and committed Senior Leadership Team• Exciting and engaging alternative educational lessons• To work with experienced professionals such as Dance/Speech and Language Therapists, Councillors etc.Based in Tower Hamlets, this special school caters for pupils aged 11-19 whose educational needs cannot be met by mainstream schools. Each pupil has a statement of special education needs or an education care health plan. The curriculum is broad and balanced with full entitlement to the National Curriculum. Its an Outstanding' School due to the level of quality in education maintained by the Senior Leadership Team, Teaching, Support and Admin staff at the school. They are keen to add value to the school by appointing a charismatic individual who:• Is not afraid of a challenge and is comfortable working towards individual goals• Is comfortable with elements of personal care duties (toileting and/or feeding)• Has a warm welcoming personality• Has a good sense of humour and enjoys a not so conventional school set up• Has a flexible and a can do' attitude• Has a background in creative artsIf you are ready to embark upon a career in SEN and are keen to find out more, then I am keen to hear from you! Please send in your most recent CV and/or call and ask to speak with Darsha in the SEN team. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Part Time Learning Support Assistant

£11 - £15 per hour
Part Time Learning Support AssistantAn ambitious Special School based within a commutable distance from East Croydon for secondary aged girls who are on a statement of special education needs (SEN) are seeking a part time Learning Support Assistant to support a pupil with additional learning difficulties in a one to one capacity. The role is working part time hours (mornings) Monday to Friday starting immediately on a long term to perm basis.About the SchoolPupils attend this special school as they have been excluded from their mainstream school and although their emotions can be challenging at times, the school understand that exclusion doesn't work or repair adult / pupil relationships in the long term but in the short term, the staff work hard to ensure a safe and secure environment where each pupil's well-being matters. They work closely with their young people to help them reach their full potential through their "Nurture through Structure" ethos.The Senior Leadership Team are looking for someone who:• Has a passion for learning. To them, this is someone who reflects when the pupils haven't learnt something• Isn't afraid to challenge situations for the benefit of the pupils - Did the pupils need encouragement or reminding again of the expectations• Can adapt, cope and remain calm everyday• Enjoys an alternative way of learning • Loves going above and beyond to make that difference whether its big or small• Is genuineWhat the school can offer you:• A chance to be listened to and taken seriously • Ongoing support and regular chats over coffee or tea to ensure you are happy• In-house training and to learn/share best practice from a range of education professionals• Above all, lovely pupils who need at times display challenging emotional behaviours but ensure no two days are the same, in a good way!If you are excited about this opportunity and cannot wait to start, send in your CV now and/or call and ask to speak with Darsha on the SEN Team! An initial phone call is all it takes!Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

PRU Maths Teacher

£135 - £195 per day
Are you passionate about removing barriers to learning?Are you a Maths specialist with an infectious love of your subject?This innovative PRU academy based in Havering is seeking a resilient and personable Maths Teacher to join them full time, for the summer term. The school promotes an environment where all students can grow and develop academically, socially and morally, and where the success of every student is valued.You will join a collaborative and supportive team, which values the professional skills of every teacher, and support students in the lead up to their GCSE examinations.What will you enjoy in this role?• Small class size - 5 KS4 students• Opportunity to teach KS3 / GCSE Mathematics• Designing lessons which are dynamic, engaging and purposefulWhat qualities will you have?• Hold QTS (or overseas equivalent)• Have a current DBS• Have experience of working with SEBD• Be resilient, reflective and calm• Team-Team training would be beneficialWhat are the benefits for you?• Good induction programme• Ongoing CPD opportunities• Supportive SLT• Opportunity to receive 1-2-1 professional coaching• Subject knowledge and pedagogical support from the Olive Academies networkIf you are enthusiastic, motivated and have good subject knowledge, and would thrive in an environment that truly supports every student and member of staff, we need to speak with you today.Call the SEN Team on 0207 444 0009 or apply with your CV via email. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

PRU Teaching Assistant

£60 - £95 per day
Do you believe in the provision of a high quality, enjoyable education for all pupils?Do you want a rewarding role that will support pupils in maintaining their education, despite facing complex medical challenges?This friendly medical pupil referral unit for children and young people with complex medical needs is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join them and work towards providing a high quality education for pupils who cannot attend mainstream school for medical reasons.The unit in Carshalton offers a broad curriculum, with significant enrichment activities, and a personalised learning plan for all pupils. A high emphasis is placed on communication with parents and other agencies, working collaboratively to support the pupil.About the role:• Full time• Opportunity to support pupils across age ranges 5-16 years• Small class sizes• 1:1 support for pupils who require higher levels of assistance• Good CPD opportunities• Work alongside medical practitioners, therapists etc.About you:• Qualifications demonstrate ability to support up to y11 GCSE in English, Maths and Science, e.g. GCSE Grade C or above in these subjects. • Flexible and reliable• Sensitive to needs of pupils with complex medical needs and willing to undergo first aid training if required• Willing to participate in CPD and develop as a professional• Had basic safeguarding training within last 2 years- we can assist you with this via our in-house training sessionsTo apply for this unique opportunity; send your CV or call and ask to speak with the SEN Team today!Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Job share PMLD Teacher

£26,400 - £37,275 per annum
Job share PMLD Teacher An excellent special school based in the borough of Hounslow for pupils aged 11 – 19 who have a statement of special education needs including severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism are seeking qualified teachers teacher to join them from September either part time, full time or on a job share basis. Currently, the school is expanding in its development and will be relocating to a purpose built new school in Hounslow for September 2018. This is an exciting time to be joining the school as the expansion will be across two sites meaning there are opportunities to develop your practice also. The Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team want to hear from teachers with experience of working with students with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties who are able to deliver a multisensory curriculum. They consider the desire and motivation to make a difference to students’ lives very important as they believe that all students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint likeminded practitioners who share the same belief. How will you benefit? The Senior Leadership Team care about your development and wellbeing. They offer a comprehensive induction and Inset programme for all staff, a pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. They invest in their staff and offer a selection of on-going training including: PECS MAKATON TEACCH Sensory Safeguarding Intensive interaction You will also enjoy Smaller class sizes – a chance to really get to know your pupils More than 1 TA in your class for you to deploy as you see best Tailoring a curriculum which fits the pupils development and overseeing their porogress Working alongside therapists for speech and language, occupational and drama development If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, don’t delay in getting in touch. The school are welcoming visits and we would love for you to be a part of this too! Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Primary PRU Teaching Assistant

£70 - £90 per day
Are you a patient and motivational Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge? Do you believe that every child has the right to a quality education, irrespective of the personal challenges they may face? We are currently working with an alternative provision school that supports Primary pupils who have Social, Emotional and behavioural difficulties, and aims to help them reintegrate back into the classroom. The school places a high emphasis on pastoral care, pupil wellbeing and enabling pupils to make good choices on a daily basis. With small class sizes and a personalised curriculum, this Good school aims for all of its pupils to be successful. About you: • A caring and enthusiastic manner • Able to engage pupils in a wide range of activities • Hold a current DBS- we can help with your application What you will be doing in this role: • Offering personalised 1:1 / small group support to pupils • Empowering pupils to make informed choices about their education, friendships and personal behaviour • Preparing pupils to return to a mainstream classroom If you want to be part of a team that believes in personal responsibility, love of learning and respect for others, contact the SEN team today. Click above to apply or call us now on 0207 444 0009. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £95 per day
Do you want to work in an environment where every child is celebrated and encouraged? Are you a recent graduate seeking to gain experience in the classroom before training as a teacher? Working in Special Educational Needs is a richly rewarding career, where no two days are the same. A special needs school offers a stimulating and vibrant working environment, where you have the opportunity every day to positively impact a child’s wellbeing and personal development.  As a Teaching Assistant, you will be an integral member of the team, working closely to support pupils either 1:1 or on a small group basis. About you: • A recent graduate (any subject specialism) • A genuine interest in working in the field of Special Needs • A willingness to learn • A positive, resilient nature • Have a recent DBS- we can assist with your application What you can expect: • Full or part time roles • A supportive team of colleagues • CPD opportunities throughout the year • Competitive rates of pay What might your day involve? • Helping pupils engage with the learning, e.g. reading and writing • Supporting pupils to take part in physical activity, e.g. P.E lessons or swimming • Play, music or other artistic sessions • Building positive relationships with the pupils you support • Collaborating with the teacher on lesson activities and pupil progress, assisting with planning and preparing resources If you are an enthusiastic and committed person, who is keen to make a difference to the lives of young people, then we want to hear from you; click the link above to apply or contact us on 0207 444 0009. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Graduate Teaching Assistants

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Enfield Ofsted ‘Good School September 2018 Start £60 - £80 Per Day Are you a proactive, forward thinking graduate who is looking to become a teacher in the future and wants the best possible experience? Here at Horizon teachers we are working with a good secondary school who are looking for Graduates to join their friendly staffing team as teaching assistants. This role is the perfect opportunity for a graduate who is looking to become a teacher as the experience you will gain will be invaluable. You will be working closely with the classroom teachers on a daily basis to help with the extra needs some students may require (SEN), attending staff meetings and if you have a passion the school will allow you to hold after school clubs, the school offers teacher training to graduates who display the skills and personality to make a fantastic teacher. Their vision as a school is to form young people of competence, conscience and compassion which you could be a key part of. Originally founded in 1894 they are very proud of their rich history of providing a sound, intellectual and technological formation, not as an end in itself but as an aid to the fullest possible development of each individual student. Noted by Ofsted in their latest report ‘The Headteacher and senior leaders are precise in their evaluation of the school and are without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement, consequently leaders have created an ethos for education that is shared by staff and one that pupils value’ The right graduate will ideally be working within the department that best suits your Degree for example if you have a Degree in a science subject you will be working within the science department. To be successful for this role you will need to have the following; A degree A positive can do attitude Passionate about becoming a future teacher Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Ability to engage with and inspire young people Excellent organisational skills Experience of working with children (Not essential but desired) This fantastic opportunity is due to start in September 2018 and will initially be on a 1 year fixed term contract with the right staff being offered Teacher training through the school to help you make your dream career a reality. If this role sounds like its perfect for you then apply with an updated copy of your CV to Daryl at Horizon Teachers. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon    

Teaching Assistant for adolescents with Mental Health

£70 - £90 per day
Do you have experience working with mental health? Do you know safeguarding procedures?Here at Horizon Teachers, we are currently working with a centre based in Newham who cater for adolescents with mental health. The centre provides person and family-centred care for young people aged 12 to 18 with complex and severe mental illnesses. Conditions include ADHD, anxiety, autism, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, schizophrenia and self-harm. The role:• Supporting as a general TA within class or on a 1:1 basis• Helping across core subjects• Some administration duties• Helping to put together activities with the class teacherAbout you:• Education to degree level (desirable but not essential)• Team player• Someone who will help to inspire and motivate the learners • A keen interest in mental health and an understanding of safeguarding procedures• Have a DBS (we can support with your application)In return, you can expect• Training and CPD opportunities • Smaller than average class size• Very supportive Senior Leadership TeamIt is extremely important that you are able to commit to staying till the end of the summer term with the view to staying in September. The students must have continuity as change and disruption can be unsettling for them. Please send us your CV or call 0207 444 0009 and ask to speak to the SEN team today!Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.