JOB DESCRIPTION

A growing number of young people in the UK are being identified as having social, emotional and behavioral difficulties (SEBD). Many improvements have been made to support them within Secondary Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) and Secondary SEBD schools. These developments have led to an increase in the demand for qualified Teachers to work in these special settings. The benefits include:

  • Teaching small classes of up to 10 students, sometimes on a one to one basis
  • Creatively planning and differentiating your lessons for individualised learning
  • Working in collaboration with a range of specialists (e.g. therapists and counsellors)
  • Opportunities to learn more with ongoing training
  • Gain additional qualifications
  • Feeling supported with a high ratio of staff to students
  • State of the art facilities and resources
  • CPD with comparatively fast career progression
  • SEN points in addition to your annual salary

To be successful in a PRU or SEBD school you will need:

  • QTS (or comparable qualifications to teach in the UK)
  • A specialist in one or more subject areas
  • A dynamic and creative approach to teaching
  • An ability to engage students and promote independence
  • A good basic understanding of SEN and additional needs
  • Assertiveness
  • To work effectively with other members of staff and external agencies
  • A willingness to learn and develop your own knowledge and skill set

So whether you are an experienced SEBD Teacher or someone who is seeking a change from the mainstream Secondary classroom, Horizon Teachers can help. Our consultants are all former Teachers who can guide you through the whole process in finding your perfect teaching role within a PRU or SEBD school. We have opportunities in Key stage 3 and 4, starting now and in September so please apply with your CV or contact our dedicated team for more information; we look forward to hearing from you.

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PRU GCSE Maths Teacher

£130 - £220 per day
PRU GCSE Maths Teacher A committed, dedicated and experienced qualified Maths Teacher who can teach up to GCSE level is needed from September 2018 to take on a full time and long term to perm role. The school provides education for students aged 11 to 16 who have been permanently excluded from mainstream school. They are taught in groups of normally no more than seven. Students also attend College Courses in Year 11 and in the majority of cases, students arrive at school with an educational history disrupted by several fixed term exclusions, permanent exclusion and possibly several changes of school. A higher than average number of students are classified as SEND.  The Senior Leadership Team are seeking a qualified Teacher who can plan, tailor and deliver the maths national curriculum enabling all pupils to access and obtain a maths GCSE qualification. The staff, pupils and the community take great pride in the school and all aim to foster a sense of belonging, giving pupils a safe environment in which to learn.   This post is for you if you want to… • Teach in an SEN school • Develop long-lasting and trusting relationships • Earn SEN points on your salary • Teach a small class including one to one teaching • Work alongside SEN specialists The Headteacher is looking for a teacher who can… • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge • Plan and teach well-structured lessons • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils • Make accurate and productive use of assessment • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment To be shortlisted for this role, you must have… • Relevant Teacher Training and QTS • Maths trained • Good to outstanding practice • DBS (we can support with your application)  This is a ‘Good’ School with a dedicated staff team who devote their time to inspire and develop each individual’s education and social skills. It is a great SEN school to either begin your SEN teaching career in or if you are looking for a change from your current SEN setting. We can offer you free relevant training including safeguarding (please see our website for more details). To apply:  Submit your CV or call and ask to speak to the SEN team for an immediate interview and opportunity to meet with the school. 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. 

Teaching Assistant - Secondary PRU

£60 - £75 per day
An exciting position has become available starting on 17th September 2018 (the new academic year). If you have experience working in a mainstream Secondary school we are keen to hear from you!A Secondary Pupil Referral Unit based in Dagenham are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join their team. The successful applicant will be working in the school's library which is separate from the main school site but functions as a normal classroom.The position is:Full time hours - Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4pmLong term - continuing for the full academic year and potentially beyond if you work well there!Term time onlyAn exciting and varied role to work with students with different personalities and from a range of backgroundsThe school are a Pupil Referral Unit who provide 70 full time places for 11 to 16 year olds who have been excluded from mainstream education on a permanent or short term basis. The class sizes are small, with a maximum of 6 students in each. Many of the students have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and their education has been disrupted as a result of this.The school provides a very supportive and caring environment for its students to facilitate their return to mainstream schooling or take up a college place. They have high expectations of behaviour and reward students for this with residential trips and team-building activities on which staff will participate. Students are also encouraged to make positive contributions to their local community, participating in borough sports events and supporting young people with disabilities.The Teaching Assistant responsibilities:Providing learning support to students between year 7 and 11Carrying out effective behaviour management in line with the school's policies and proceduresAt times you will need to hold/restrain students - there will be Team Teach trained staff on standby to assist with thisDifferentiating work for students of different abilitiesSupporting pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN)Welcoming students into the classroomBreak and lunch dutyMentoring studentsGiving timeouts to students when requiredProviding subject-specific supportYou do NOT need to have worked in a PRU to be considered for this position. The school are seeking individuals with mainstream Secondary school experience who are confident with behaviour management, are familiar with the secondary school curriculum and are passionate about getting students reintegrated into mainstream schooling as quickly and effectively as possible.Please apply now to be considered for this position or call the SEN team to find out more!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.

Teaching Assistant in Primary PRU

£60 - £80 per day
Are you interested in education and pastoral support? Are you patient and resilient? Please apply now!A Primary Pupil Referral Unit in Newham are seeking Teaching Assistants to join in September. The positions have become available as they have a new intake of students who require support. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals confident in their behaviour management skills to gain experience within a PRU setting, or for those with mainstream school experience seeking a new challenge.The school provides placements for vulnerable primary aged pupils on fixed term exclusions, managed moves or permanent exclusions from their mainstream school. Newham PRUs have a shared vision to support the needs of each individual pupil and deliver outstanding education. Applicants can expect a nurturing environment where reward strategies are implemented regularly to improve pupils' behaviour. Teaching and support staff work closely together to ensure pupils get the best learning support and progress as a result. The positions are:Full time - working from 8.30am to 4pmLong term - starting in September and continuing until the end of the academic yearTo support pupils of Primary age groups with challenging behaviourIn this school the class sizes are small (less than 10 pupils) and the ratio of staff to students is high. Applicants with a Team Teach qualification (or equivalent) will be preferred, however this is not essential. Pupils in the school have often experienced traumatic personal lives which has disrupted their education. It is therefore very important that applicants are patient, resilient and passionate about ensuring pupils receive an outstanding education.Please apply now to be considered for these positions! Alternatively call and ask to speak with the SEN team to find out more.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.