JOB DESCRIPTION

Horizon Teachers are seeking Behaviour Mentors at both Primary and Secondary level for Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) and Behavioural schools across London and the Home Counties.

With the new academic year starting in September many schools are recruiting suitable people to support their students who often have Social, Emotional and Behavioural Diffculties, this is often referred to as SEBD. These children/young people may have been excluded from school or be at high risk of permanent exclusion.

The schools:

  • Primary or Secondary
  • Small groups of 5-8 students on average
  • Specialist Teachers
  • Adjusted timetables and subjects
  • Additional support from outside agencies

To be considered you will need:

  • At least 6 months experience of working with children/young people
  • An ability to help disengaged or reluctant learners
  • Good behaviour management skills
  • To be adaptable and react to situations quickly
  • Resilience and positivity

Schools offer full training and support as well as many providing opportunities to progress to more senior levels with additional responsibilities. If you think you are the right person to work in these types of schools then please forward your CV to find out about exciting and rewarding opportunities in your area.

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Behaviour Mentor

£70 - £110 per day
Behaviour Mentor AssistantStart Date: December 2016Subject: SEN SpecialismLocation: West London Ofsted: Good (2018)Type: 11-18 mixed comprehensive with approx. 1200 students.Salary: £70-£110 per dayHorizon currently has a fantastic opportunity available for a confident and experienced Behaviour Mentor to work within the Inclusion Team of a great mixed Secondary School in West London. If you have experience of working on cases for safeguarding, child protection and on a 1:1 basis or with small groups of pupils then this could be the perfect role for you.This Ofsted Good` rated Secondary school based in the borough of Hillingdon is keen to appoint graduates with a degree relating to Education or an experienced Behaviour Maentor who has worked with pupils in the past and has experience with safeguarding and child protection. The SENCO is looking for candidates who can bring proactivity/ flexibility and be good team members for highly successful department. The school offer CPD and this is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and develop into a role. This role is fast paced, and you will be required to attend meetings with outside agencies. The role requires you to work within the Inclusion team across both key stage 3 and 4. The hours are 37.5hrs/39 weeks; you would need to be flexible around exam time to support key stage 4 pupils.The school are willing to train you to support pupils with SEN statements; your training will include working with pupils with Autism, EBD and they will show you how they report all updates to SLT. Prior experience is essential for the role, this may include any voluntary placements, fully knowing how to deal with safeguarding and child protection matters.For the successful candidate, this full time role will commence from after the February half term or earlier for the right candidate.If you can demonstrate the below qualities apply with your CV and References.- Experience in working within Inclusion either within a PRU or Secondary Environment.- Experience supporting pupils at KS3 and KS4- Genuine passion for allowing pupils to reach their full potential- Strong interpersonal skills- Friendly and professional manor- Be flexible and proactive within your school dayInterviews process will commence in the next few weeks. Please send your CV and reference ASAP.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 Mentors

£60 - £85 per day
Learning Support Mentors Horizon Teachers are working very closely with Specialist Special Educations Schools in various locations throughout London and surrounding areas looking to recruit Teaching Assistants and/or Learning Support Mentors who have experience of working with children and young adults with additional needs including Autism, Social Emotional Behavioural Difficulties and Learning Disabilities. Some specialist schools also cater for pupils with Complex Needs such as Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties. These are term time posts starting in Feburary 2019 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 Learning Support Mentors, Qualified Teachers and a dedicated Horizon Teachers Consultant. The right applicant can expect small class sizes, supportive classroom practitioners and a passionate senior leadership team who support CPD opportunities. The Specialist Schools we work with have good funding and provide interactive learning environments for the needs and requirements of all their learners. They are in line with the National Curriculum, child-centred and directed learning through specific strategies and techniques, with a clear focus on improving communication and interaction skills through positive interventions. We want you to apply if, you are looking to work away from a mainstream setting but want to continue to develop as a Learning Support Mentor gaining valuable skills and are passionate about working with children irrespective of their learning requirements. This is a great way of adding to your CV and bringing your skills to an environment where you can work as part of a team to develop workshops and a range of learning activities. 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! 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.  

Behaviour Support Assistant

£18,616 - £20,616 per annum
Horizon Teachers are supporting an Academy school in Merton who are looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant to work under the supervision of their Student Referral Centre Manager to provide the provision of a full behaviour support and intervention service for the students. Dates: 25th February 2019Salary - £18,616 - £20,616Location - South East LondonContract Term: Permanent Hours - Full Time 36 Hours/39 WeeksThis school are looking for someone who is able to effectively and efficiently, implement the SRC operational procedures to provide a full behaviour support and intervention service to students and staff to support the Academy's Behaviour and Discipline Policy. Able to monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a mentor, facilitate and encourage a support/intervention experience, providing students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential. Contribute to raising standards and student attendance. The school are keen to trial and speak with enthusiastic individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, who want to help create exceptional places for learning and who will devote time and effort into building working class relationships with both students and staff. Why work for my client? -Flexible hours for the right candidate-Staff well-being is at the heart of their academy, sensible marking policy, organised marking sessions which give staff more time to plan and mark work. -Ofsted 2018 'There is a low turnover of staff and their morale is high'-A traditional approach to discipline and very high expectations for student behaviour. Ofsted 2018 'The behaviour of pupils is outstanding' -Year 11 GCSE results consistently place the Academy in the highest percentile in the country -Very good location for local buses, trams and train links to mainline rail and the underground network-Exceptional personal and professional development opportunities across the network. Horizon Teachers are seeking individuals with a desire and passion to support vulnerable children who have experience working within a Special Education Needs and Alternative Provision settings. The perfect candidate would ideally have some form of behaviour management training, ideally team teach, manual handling or STEPS training, although this is desired, it is not essential. Above all, you must be approachable, enthusiastic and promote positive behaviour management and guidance to aid progression and personal development.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.

LSA - Behaviour Specialist

£65 - £85 per day
SEN Teaching Assistant Role* Outstanding Dagenham Primary School* Immediate Start* 2 Term PositionHorizon Teachers are currently looking for a passionate and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to work within one of our partner primary schools located in Dagenham, East London. The school is looking for a teaching assistant that is able to support a child with autism. The school aims to provide each child with a successful start within their educational journey and provides a creative and enthusiastic learning environment. Working constantly towards achieving high standards the school also offers high-quality teaching which ensures the national curriculum is covered in depth.This vibrant, multicultural primary school in East London. It is a dynamic, inclusive and supportive school, providing children aged 3 to 11 with a robust and rigorous education. Their vision is to create an environment that is purposeful, inclusive and engaging at the heart of our culturally rich and diverse community. This primary school is a place where children grow into resourceful, independent learners; a school where pupils develop a thirst for learning which will stay with them throughout their lives.Ideally you will have:• Experience working with children with ASC.• Energy and enthusiasm for working with children.• Creative & inspiring attitude.• Have a desire to become part of a committed team.If you are interested in this role please forward an up to date copy of your CV, or call us now on 020 7444 0009If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position please contact us, we have hundreds of roles available nationwide.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.

Behaviour Learning Mentor - SEMH Primary Academy

£24,999 - £27,342 per annum
A Primary SEMH Academy in Bexley are seeking an experienced and confident colleague to take up the post of Behaviour Learning Mentor. This is a permanent position commenting February 2019.You will be working as part of the team in supporting learners around the school and within the classroom. You will be joining a skilled team of teaching and support staff in providing high-quality learning for the students at the academy. This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced and skilled practitioner to make a real difference to the student's lives. It is advised that you have a proven background in managing challenging behaviour alongside evidence of being able to engage complex, vulnerable young people is an essential element of this post. Confidence in managing complex behaviours and willingness to pro-a resole situations and key skills which the successful candidate much demonstrate as leaders of behaviour management within the academy. This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school, therefore, has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holder has a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced practitioner who is enthusiastic, committed and has a desire to work with some of the most vulnerable and complex children. With a background in managing challenging behaviour alongside evidence of securing successful academic outcomes are essential for this role. You must also have high aspirations and a relentless approach towards excellence are the key skills required. 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! If you are interested in finding out some more information about this role or any of our other roles at Horizon Teachers, please get in touch with Tom on the SEND teamHorizon 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.

Behaviour Mentor

£70 - £85 per day
Horizon Teachers are looking for an experienced Behaviour Mentor to work in a Pupil Referral Unit based in Southwark. This is a long-term vacancy, initially until Easter half term. However, there is a potential to continue throughout the remainder of the academic year. The SchoolHorizon Teachers are working with a small school in two locations within Southwark. Their focus is to use the power of education to transform lives. They offer an education to students who have been permanently excluded or who are at risk of exclusion. Some students in Key Stage 4 are able to return to mainstream school but most Years 10 and 11 students remain at the school until they are 16. At Key stage 4, the curriculum is designed to meet the needs of learners through a range of academic and vocational courses.All students follow:A GCSE / BTEC core offer English Language, Mathematics, ICT, RE, Art Awards & PEOne or two subjects from the options block Business studies, Health & Social Care, Food technology or PE, and one vocational subject delivered off-site Motor mechanics, Sports leaders, Carpentry, Music, Catering, Hair & beauty, Construction, Travel & tourism, etc.In addition to the academic and vocational curriculum, students have access to specialist interventions, careers guidance, work experience, enrichment and social development activities, as well as, achievement/revision sessions after hours to narrow the gaps in learning Learning Support Assistants Responsibilities:• Supporting a mixed class of students aged 13 -16 (KS3 & KS4). • Carrying out behaviour management in line with the school's policies and procedures• Supporting pupils inside and outside the classroom.• Accompanying and supporting students with their academic and personal development.• Being proactive in the class to ensure your learning support is tailored to each child's individual need.Horizon Teachers are seeking individuals with a desire and passion to support vulnerable children who have experience working within a Special Education Needs and Alternative Provision settings. The perfect candidate would ideally have some form of behaviour management training, ideally team teach, manual handling or STEPS training, although this is desired, it is not essential. Above all, you must be approachable, enthusiastic and promote positive behaviour management and guidance to aid progression and personal development. This is a wonderful class of students who need consistency and a regular friendly face and someone they can trust and work with on a personal level. For more information please do not hesitate to call Tom on the SEN teamHorizon 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.