JOB DESCRIPTION

New Year, New job!  Are you thinking of changing job but not quite sure what you are wanting to do? Do you have experience working with SEN students within a mainstream setting and want a new challenge for 2018? Then contact a member of the SEN Team today.

We are looking for SEN Support Staff to work within Complex Needs Schools across South London on a daily and long-term basis. 

About you
Have previous experience working with SEN students
Can adapt, cope and remain calm everyday
Enjoys an alternative way of learning
Hold NVQ Level 2 Supporting Learning and Teaching in schools
Have a DBS (we can support with your application)
Available daily or long-term
Able to support the student’s individual needs, such as feeding and toileting

In return, you can expect
Training and CPD opportunities
Smaller than average class sizes
Competitive SEN salary

Apply today so that we can put you into a fulfilling role for 2018!

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.

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