JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you enjoy helping children with Special Needs?

 

Have you considered working in a SEN School?

 

Horizon Teachers work with a range of special non-mainstream schools and units across London and the Home Counties. In these settings students are taught in smaller groups with differentiated learning and close support.  They also have access to a range of useful facilities and other professionals are on site to aid them. These schools attract very positive, friendly and proactive people to work there. You do not require previous experience but it helps if you have worked with children before and it is essential that you have a ‘can do’ attitude and work effectively with others.

 

In an SEN school you could be supporting children/young people with:

 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Speech and Language Difficulties
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Visual Impairment
  • Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD)
  • Other Complex Needs

 

This is a great opportunity to experience a special school environment where there is often a family feel, students come first and where every day can be extremely rewarding.

 

To apply please email your CV to Darsha or call 020 8444 0009 for more information.

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£60 - £90 per day
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£60 - £90 per day
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