JOB DESCRIPTION

A lovely Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) School in East London are looking to recruit Support Workers who have experience of working with children or young adults with additional needs including Autism, Social Emotional Behavioural Difficulties and Learning Disabilities. This is a term time post starting ASAP on a temporary basis leading to a permanent roles for the right candidate.

In order to be considered you must;
• Previous experience of supporting children or young adults with additional needs
• A minimum qualification of grade C in English and Maths at GCSE level
• Willing to take on a new challenge
• Have 100% attendance

The successful applicants will be based in very supportive departments working alongside other teaching assistants, qualified teachers and a dedicated Horizon Teachers Consultant. The right applicant will expect small class sizes, supportive classroom practitioners and a passionate senior leadership team who support CPD opportunities.

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 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.

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