A mainstream secondary school in Redbridge are seeking to appoint a SEND Learning Support Assistant to join their team from September 2019. The SEND provision accommodates for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health and high functioning Autism. The school have a very successful provision for secondary aged students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. The students work within the purpose-built provision on the main school site and where appropriate in the mainstream school. Students are also involved in a range of social and extra-curricular activities with their mainstream peers.Classes are small and usually have between 6-8 students The class does most of their learning in their class base with their teacher. At Key Stage 3 and 4, the curriculum consists of: English, Maths, Science, ICT, History, Geography and RE, Music, Art and Drama, MLF, Social Skills, PSHE and PE. All students are linked to a mainstream tutor group and will be timetabled to access some appropriate subjects in mainstream.Why choose Horizon? • Top pay rates and the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeks • Opportunity to get a place on paid vocational teacher training with a school • In-depth free induction session in our central London office • Free safeguarding and behaviour management training • You choose how you are paid and which payroll company you wish to use • The perfect way to launch your career in education A growing number of children and young adults in the UK are being identified as having Special Educational Needs. These developments have led to an increase in the demand for qualified teachers and support staff. Benefits of working with Special Needs include • Small class sizes, usually 5-10 students • A warm and supporting working environment • State of the art facilities and resources • Ongoing opportunities for CPD (Continued Professional Development) • SEN points added to your salary • Qualified mainstream teachers CAN teach in special needs schools • You will gain a good understanding of SEND and additional needs • Improve your classroom and behaviour management • Teach dynamic and creative lessonsWe are excited to hear from you if you are experienced working with SEND students, seeking a change of career, would like to gain and develop your SEND experience or looking to develop more in your teaching career. This is an outstanding opportunity to build your skills within an alternative school setting. For more information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Tom on the SEND Team 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. Enhancing Children's Education.