Specialist Teaching Assistant
Behaviour Support and Complex Special Educational Needs
Long term - Starting Jan 2019
£60 - £95 per day
Are you looking for a role where you can impact the education of children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities?
Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same with a like-minded group of people who put the wellbeing of the children they work with as the first priority?
Do you have experience working in a school environment?
We are looking for passionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistants to support in Special Education Needs and Disabilities schools across Greenwich. These schools support children with a variety of ages, learning levels behaviours and needs,
Children with complex needs and complex behaviours have a Learning Difficulty that will impact on multiple areas of their life and need multi-facetted support from education, peers, family and friends. As part of their needs children may have sensory issues, struggle with their cognitive processing and communication, be verbal or non verbal, have an additional medical condition that needs support and may have behaviours that will require positive de-escalation techniques, positive interaction and distraction. The staff who support in these settings will give them the tools to self mange their behaviours, SEND and emotions.
You do not have to have experience to support in settings like these. But you do have to show a passion to spend time with the children that attend these schools and show willingness to be there, listen, nurture, provide fun engaging activities and enhance every learning opportunity the children have to enable all pupils to thrive and have many positive learning experiences whilst giving them the tools to be as independent as possible.
In addition, to thrive in a role like this you must be:
Horizon Teachers have been successfully supporting Specialist and Mainstream Early Years, Primary and Secondary Settings across London for the past 10 years. Our passion is to give children the best education possible and to do this we provide skilled, dedicated and pro-active Teachers and Support staff to our schools, who will give the children the tools to absolutely thrive.
If you are interested in this role or roles like these, please give the SEND team a call on 0207 444 0009.
We are looking forward to meeting you.
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.