This is a happy secondary special school situated in Croydon, the curriculum focuses on language and functional skills development. The school is a calm and productive learning environment where the staff team seeks to maximise the potential of every student and to take advantage of every learning opportunity. The school caters for children between the ages of 11 and 19 with a wide range of special needs including autism, complex needs, speech and language difficulties and severe learning difficulties. As a school their therapists and teachers work together to ensure that students have the best possible experience at the school, they have a strong belief that every child can succeed and have tailored the curriculum to develop their literacy, employability and independence living skills.
The school are proud of their community, everyone respects and values the dignity of each individual, they are extremely confident and passionate about providing a safe environment for students to embrace challenges and have fun!
The school are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support a Key Stage 3 class, you will be working throughout the four classes and have a structured timetable supporting both 1:1 and group/classes. The existing staff are very supportive and encouraging, the school are looking for someone who has these qualities and someone who is also keen to get involved with all aspects of the school.
The positon is full time, 5 days a week from 8:30am to 4:00pm, the role offers a daily rate between £60 and £85. The school are looking for someone who can commit until the end of the academic year, for someone who is devoted to pupil development and keen to get involved in all aspects of school life. As a teaching assistant it will be important that you can support pupils in all lessons, when swimming, at lunch times and also during therapy sessions when needed. It is important to the school that you are passionate about working in complex needs and also have a real understanding of special needs.
This is a great opportunity for a mainstream or graduate teaching assistant as well as an experienced SEN teaching assistant looking for a new challenge.
The Ideal Teaching Assistant will have/be:
Previous experience working in a Key Stage 4 setting
Creative, Eager to learn and Ambitious
Dedicated to Pupil Development
Knowledge of Special Educational Needs
Have excellent communication skills
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.
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