Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant
£60 - £95 per day
March 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Do you want to work in an environment where every child is celebrated and encouraged?
  • Are you a recent graduate seeking to gain experience in the classroom before training as a teacher?

Working in Special Educational Needs is a richly rewarding career, where no two days are the same. A special needs school offers a stimulating and vibrant working environment, where you have the opportunity every day to positively impact a child’s wellbeing and personal development.  As a Teaching Assistant, you will be an integral member of the team, working closely to support pupils either 1:1 or on a small group basis.

About you:
• A recent graduate (any subject specialism)
• A genuine interest in working in the field of Special Needs
• A willingness to learn
• A positive, resilient nature
• Have a recent DBS- we can assist with your application


What you can expect:
• Full or part time roles
• A supportive team of colleagues
• CPD opportunities throughout the year
• Competitive rates of pay


What might your day involve?
• Helping pupils engage with the learning, e.g. reading and writing
• Supporting pupils to take part in physical activity, e.g. P.E lessons or swimming
• Play, music or other artistic sessions
• Building positive relationships with the pupils you support
• Collaborating with the teacher on lesson activities and pupil progress, assisting with planning and preparing resources


If you are an enthusiastic and committed person, who is keen to make a difference to the lives of young people, then we want to hear from you; click the link above to apply or contact us on 0207 444 0009.


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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ASD Teaching Assistant

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£60 - £90 per day
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SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
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Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
Teaching Assistant Start Date: 7th January 2018 Key Stage 2 Based in Bromley Full Time and Long Term The School This school is a unique place of learning where supporting pupils to make progress and achieve goals is the heart of everything they do. The faculty are dedicated to providing an inspiring, challenging and safe learning environment, staff and pupils work together to ensure that full potential is achieved and effort is at 100%! As a pupil referral unit the school focuses on academic, social and emotional well-being, they aim to improve the students' chances and provide the necessary guidance and support to allow them to follow appropriate pathways into further education and/or employment so they become good, moral citizens. The school has a broad and balanced curriculum delivered by dedicated, specialist teachers and support staff who provide an educational experience that enriches the lives of their young people. The school has small classes that have a high ration of staff to ensure that pupils have the support they need in order to succeed. The Position The school are looking to employ a strong and passionate Teaching Assistant to join a Key Stage 2 Class, the role will be working with the whole class, as well as doing small amounts of 1:1 work. The role is full time and starting in January 2019, the core hours will be from 8:30am to 4pm in term time, and is based in South East area of Bromley. The school is specialised for pupils who are at risk of being permanently excluded, or students who have been permanently excluded therefore it is important to the school that the Teaching Assistant appointed is proactive and has strong behaviour management. To apply for this position you must be/have: Previous experience working with challenging behaviour Able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative Enthusiastic about pupil development A passion for working with children Proactive and forward-thinking Why Choose Horizon? We are a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy We have been established for 10 years Uplift in pay Many of our team are former teachers so we have an excellent understanding We are passionate about enhancing children’s education!   This is an excellent opportunity! Please apply as soon as possible with your CV. 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.

Learning Support Assistant

£65 - £95 per day
Specialist Learning Support Assistant. Special Education Needs and Disabilities Pupil Referral Unit. Croydon £65 - £95 per day Start date: January 2019 Are you passionate about supporting children in a Special Educational Needs setting? Are you keen to make a difference in children's learning experience and support them to be the best they can be? Horizon Teachers have been supporting Specialist and Mainstream Early Years, Primary and Secondary settings across London for the past 10 years. We are hugely passionate about finding people who are motivated, dedicated and engaging to join these school teams and make a difference in the children's lives and we are now looking for Specialist Learning Support Assistants to work in Specialist Pupil Referral units in the South East of London. We are working with Provisions based in Croydon who offer children a varied and exciting curriculum in order to support pupils to engage in their learning. Children who attend settings like these, have not had the most stable start to their education and are at risk of being excluded or have been excluded due a variety of reasons. Due to not having the most positive education experience, children that attend these schools have a negative perception of school life in general, and so Staff support these children to find ways to enjoy their learning, manage their own behaviours, emotions and anxieties and be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve and have the ability to make positive contributions to their communities. The schools believe that every child matters, and every child should have a happy and fulfilling school life, and the staff work with the children to achieve this and move on to either further education or work outside education. You dont need experience to work in a Pupil Referral Unit, but to be a successful Learning Support Assistant and to give the best to the children who attend these settings you need to be: Resilient Positive - Some of the children have had a negative view of their school life, and also had many negative and distressing experiences outside of their learning environment, so the staff must exude positivity as this will impact hugely on the pupils mood and their whole time in the school. Proactive - Children and the Schools love it when staff get involved with all the activities, and think of new activities that will engage the children in their learning. Dont sit on the sidelines! If there's something that needs to be done, get involved! Creative - Children will express themselves through drama, music, art and sports. If you show an interest in these things the children will engage with you and are much more likely to want to spend time learning with you. Strong behaviour management skills. - As part of their difficulties children who learn in settings like these can struggle to express their emotions, their feelings and at times may show different behaviours. Staff will positively support children who are expressing these behaviours and give them tools to manage what they are feeling at the time. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! We can offer Long term and short term work in settings like these, so if you are looking to build your skill set and really have a desire and a curiosity to work with children with Special Educational Needs then please call the SEND team at Horizon Teachers on 0207 4440009. If you have a friend, colleague or even a family member looking to work in Special Educational Needs settings across London, or wants to work within mainstream education, let us know! We have a great refer a friend scheme and you can get up to £200 vouchers once they have worked 20 days with us. So what are you waiting for? We are looking forward to hearing from 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.    

Teaching Assistant (PRU)

£60 - £90 per day
KS2 Teaching Assistant Full Time, with hours 8:30am to 4pm Long Term Start Date: 7th January 2019 Located in 'Outer North West' London   Are you looking for a new and challenging role? Do you want to work in a school where there is on the job and around the clock support?   This Pupil Referral Unit provides education for students between the ages 7 and 11, they are a caring and co-operative community that is serious about its social responsibility. There is a higher average number of students classified as Special Education Needs and Disabled, so the school will need a teaching assistant who is passionate about working in a challenging environment and working with special educational needs. This is a Pupil Referral Unit that is proud of its supportive, welcoming approach and provides a motivating environment for students with different needs such as Autism, and those with emotional issues including mental health difficulties. The faculty and students follow the schools strong core values such as respect, integrity and belief, they are looking for someone who can share these values, and has a positive, enthusiastic approach to teaching. This is a great opportunity for mainstream teaching assistants looking for a new challenge. The school is based in Brent and are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join their Key Stage 2 team from January 2019, this position will be on going, long term and the hours will be from 8:30am to 4pm. They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, caring and confident, someone who can bring these characteristics to the classroom. They are also looking for someone who is able to adjust, responding to the needs of the pupils, a TA who enjoys the challenge of working within an SEN setting. There are lots of benefits of working in a Pupil Referral Unit, there are much smaller class sizes and there is more opportunity to work with pupils on a 1:1 basis. In this particular school there is on the job, and around the clock support with regular opportunities for training and development, also the prospect of working alongside therapists and councillors. To apply for this position you must have: Previous experience working with challenging behaviour A proactive attitude Enthusiastic about pupil development A passion for working with children Why Choose Horizon? We are a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy We have been established for 10 years Uplift in pay Many of our team are former teachers so we have an excellent understanding We are passionate about enhancing children’s education!   This is an excellent opportunity! Please apply as soon as possible with your CV. 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £75 per day
A Complex Needs School based in Barnet are currently looking for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join the team from January 2019. This is a Long term position which will continue until the end of the academic year and with a potential to become permanent.The SchoolThis is an all through school which provides places to Primary and Secondary age children between the ages of 3 and 18 years old. They are a Jewish faith school so all pupils are of the Jewish faith, although staff come from a range of cultures and beliefs. In the Secondary classes, boys and girls are taught separately. The classes are organised by age groups as well as by the severity of the children's needs. Pupils have a range of Special Educational Needs from Moderate to Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. Pupils with PMLD are non-verbal and mostly wheelchair users and the school has resources on site to hoist pupils with such needs. They work to a sensory based curriculum whereas pupils who are more able will work to P scales or an adapted Primary national curriculum.SEN Teaching Assistant responsibilities:Supporting a class of girls in Key Stage 3 who have Moderate to Severe Learning DifficultiesEngaging with the children to ensure they access the curriculumCarrying out behaviour management in line with the school's policies and proceduresSupporting pupils with personal care as required (this will involve assisting another member of staff)Accompanying the class on school trips as requiredBeing proactive in the class to ensure your learning support is tailored to each child's individual needsThe school are looking for individuals with a passion for supporting vulnerable children and who have some personal or professional experience supporting Special Educational Needs. If you have a family member with SEN or have worked on a voluntary capacity with such needs this is valuable experience which will prepare you well for the role. Most importantly you must be friendly, enthusiastic and positive to engage with the children. This is a lovely class of girls who really need some consistency so if you are looking to settle into a position please apply now!For more information please call Chris on the SEN team.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.

Teaching Assistant - Hearing Impaired pupils

£80 - £90 per day
Teaching AssistantIf you have experience (professionally or personally) supporting children or Adults who are deaf or Hearing Impaired and if you have a BSL qualification in particular we are very keen to hear from you!A position has just become available from 7th January 2019 to work as a Teaching Assistant in a Mainstream Primary School supporting pupils who are Deaf and Hearing Impaired. The school is based in the London borough of Tower Hamlets and has excellent transport links.The Teaching Assistant will be working on a Full Time basis from Monday to Friday (term time only) between the hours of 8.30am and 4pm, ideal hours for applicants who have young children. The position will be to work in the school's Designated Provision for Deaf and Hearing Impaired pupils which consists of children between the ages of 5 and 11. Pupils who are Deaf are supported in designated classrooms where staff have access to specialist resources to support their individual needs. The Teaching Assistant will support a qualified Teacher of the Deaf who is BSL trained and will plan lessons for pupils tailored to their needs. The school provides pupils with cochlear implants provided by the Local Authority which are maintained on site and allow children who are Hearing Impaired to access the school's mainstream curriculum.Job requirements:Experience supporting children or adults who are deaf or Hearing ImpairedIdeally a BSL qualification (minimum level 1) although the school can arrange training on thisConfident at signingClear spoken English - must be a good communicatorMinimum Grade C in GCSE Maths and EnglishGood knowledge of the Primary national curriculumThe school is a large building providing places to children from Nursery to Year 6 and as much as possible will integrate children who are Hearing Impaired into classes. They have a large outdoor play area, parking facilities and excellent resources within each classroom.The successful Teaching Assistant will be working on supply through Horizon Teachers on a Long term basis, at least until the end of the academic year (July 2019). This position will likely continue into the next academic year and possibly beyond. We have have Teaching Assistants who have worked in the School for several years so if you are looking for consistency this could be the role for you!Please apply now with your CV to be considered for the position and contact Chris on the SEN team at Horizon Teachers for more information.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.