SEN Teaching Assistant

£76 - £110 per day
All Inner London, Inner London - South West, Inner London
Long term
Start date: February 2024

Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant with an interest in Special Educational Needs Development? Horizon Teachers are working with creative Primary school based in Wandsworth, assisting in their search for an SEN Teaching Assistant.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career in Education and work with pupils who require extra support within the classroom. The role will begin in February 2024 and will be a full-time position.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience in a Primary or Early Years setting in a support role.
  • Ideally, have previously supported children with Special Education Needs in an educational setting.
  • Have an understanding of SEND, primarily Autism and ADHD.
  • Be able to remain calm and objective when presented with challenging behaviour.
  • Be enthusiastic and work well within a team, as well as use your own initiative.
  • Have knowledge of the National Curriculum and can adapt the learning where necessary.


Your responsibilities:

  • Assist the class teacher with general classroom management and preparation.
  • Support children within the classroom, specifically those with SEND.
  • Working with pupils on a 1:1 basis, as well as supporting groups of children.
  • Leading activities focusing on different areas of learning and development.
  • Follow instructions from the class teacher and work with other Teaching Assistants to ensure a smooth-running classroom.


Why work with Horizon Teachers?

  • We are a friendly team that work hard to place you in the best suited role.
  • We offer our support staff the highest rates, up to £500 a week!
  • Horizon Teachers is committed to ensuring our staff are happy in their roles, please look at our 4.8 rated google reviews.
  • We offer a FREE Safeguarding Course online to help support your work in an educational setting.


One of the best agencies in London. Horizon got me working in a school within 5 days of registering. The staff are all super helpful and committed to finding the right school for you. - 5 Star google review


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, the South East, the Midlands and the North of England. 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent. 

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