Horizon Teachers are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work in a Special Needs and Disabilities School based in South East London. This is a long-term role to start from after the February half term Contract - Full Time/Part Time or Flexible Location - South East LondonPay - £70 - £90 per day. Start Date - February 2020Do you have passion to work with children and desire to explore work supporting children with learning difficulties and complex needs? You do not need to have experience to work within a SEND environment, what is more important is a passion for supporting vulnerable children regardless of their needs as well as being enthusiastic and proactive in your approach. Children with these types of difficulties will absolutely thrive if they are given the right kind of learning stimulation, and following their individual plan is essential to do this. Children with complex needs may exhibit physical or verbal behaviours, may need to repeatedly learn new tasks, require assistance with their physical needs, adapt learning tasks to match their levels, and may have communication difficulties. These children are inspirational and despite their own struggles are positive, joyful, creative, bright and engaging. The staff who need to support them must display the same attributes. Why choose Horizon? • Top pay rates and the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeks• Opportunity to get a place on paid vocational teacher training with a school • In-depth free induction session in our central London office • Free safeguarding and behaviour management training • You choose how you are paid and which payroll company you wish to use • The perfect way to launch your career in education A growing number of children and young adults in the UK are being identified as having Special Educational Needs. These developments have led to an increase in the demand for qualified teachers and support staff. Benefits of working with Special Needs include:• Small class sizes, usually 5-10 students • A warm and supporting working environment • State of the art facilities and resources • Ongoing opportunities for CPD (Continued Professional Development) • SEN points added to your salary • Qualified mainstream teachers CAN teach in special needs schools • You will gain a good understanding of SEND and additional needs • Improve your classroom and behaviour management • Teach dynamic and creative lessonsWe are looking to hear from you or anyone you know, if you are an experienced practitioner, looking to transition from a mainstream setting to an SEND setting, seeking a change of career, would like to gain SEND experience or thinking of a career in teaching, nonetheless, this is a great way of building on your skills and experience in a variety of settings in addition to mainstream schools.To apply; send your CV or call and ask to speak with Tom on the SEND team on 0207 444 0009 SEN/SUP2Horizon 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.