JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you a Support Worker looking for a new challenge?

Have you got experience working with young people with Special Educational Needs?

Horizon Teachers are currently recruiting for a Support Worker! We have a long term/permanent position working one-to-one with a pupil who has SEND in specialist educational setting.

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Long Term (with the possibility of going permanent for the right person)
  • Teaching Assistant/Support Worker
  • Working with Key Stage 3 and 4 students who have SLD/PMLD
  • Working one-to-one, as well as supporting the whole class
  • Pay Rate: £70-90 a day
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

The Special School are looking for a creative and committed Support Worker to join their team as a Teaching Assistant, as the position is working with Learning Difficulties (SLD and PMLD) it is important that you are comfortable with personal care. This SEN Teaching Assistant position is a highly rewarding role, perfect for an enthusiastic and positive person who has a passion for working in Special Educational Needs. 

This School/Job provides you with:

  • On the job support
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Working alongside therapists/councillors
  • Uplift in pay

To apply for this role it is important that you have previous experience supporting children/adults who have Learning difficulties, it is also important that you are comfortable with Personal Care!

Does this sound like an SEND Teaching Assistant opportunity you could be interested in?

Do you love the idea of working in a school that can offer on the job support?

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£65 - £90 per day
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