JOB DESCRIPTION

Horizon Teachers are working very closely with a Special Education Needs (SEN) School in Ealing looking to recruit SEN Teaching Assistants and/or Learning Support Mentors who have experience of working with children and young adults with additional needs including Autism, Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties. This is a term time post starting ASAP on a temporary basis leading to a permanent roles for the right candidate.

The successful applicants will be based in very supportive departments working alongside other teaching assistants, qualified teachers and a dedicated Horizon Teachers Consultant. The right applicant will expect small class sizes, supportive classroom practitioners and a passionate senior leadership team who support CPD opportunities.

Applicants are required to have:
• A minimum qualification of grade C in English and Maths at GCSE level
• A valid DBS certificate (we can support with your application)
• Previous experience of supporting children
If you feel you are ready for your next role or want to add to your existing experience as a Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Mentor, please apply with your CV for an immediate interview and a paid trial day with a designated school!


SEN/SUP


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.

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£190 - £270 per day
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SEN Teaching Assistant

£70 - £90 per day
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SEN Teaching Assistant

£70 - £100 per day
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Teaching Assistant

£65 - £100 per day
We are representing an alternative provision school for children with challenging behaviour in Hillingdon. The school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to join them full time, starting immediately. The selected learning support assistant will ideally have experience supporting young people or adults with special needs and have worked as a teaching assistant or support worker supporting children with autism.This will be a full time position and the school can offer you in return excellent training and development along with an excellent rate of pay. The role: Special Needs Teaching AssistantLearning MentorLocation:HillingdonWest LondonSEN/TEAHorizon 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.