Support Worker - SEN Academy

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An Alternative Provision Academy in South East London are looking for a Full-Time Teaching Assistant with an interest in working with SEN pupils. This is a 1 Year Fixed Term contract to start as soon as June 2019

Start Date - June 2019
Salary - £70 - £85 Per Day
Location - South East London
Contract Term: Fixed Term 1 Year Contact
Hours - Full Time (39 weeks - 33.5 Hours, Term Time Only)

My client are looking for a specialist with experience supporting students with Complex Needs and Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties. This Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' Academy are looking to appoint a new colleague with high expectations and willingness to work flexibly within a team to ensure the academy continues to offer a high-quality learning environment to its pupils. It is advised that you have a background in classroom support and evidence of the ability to manage challenging behaviour is essential. If you have enthusiasm, commitment and a desire to work with some of the more vulnerable and challenging young people then feel free to get in touch. High aspirations and a relentless approach towards excellence will make you a very suitable candidate for this position.

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.

SEN Teaching Assistant responsibilities:
• Supporting a mixed of primary aged who are based in the Moderate Learning Difficulties.
• Carrying out behaviour management in line with the school's policies and procedures
• Supporting pupils within with personal care as required (this will involve assistant other members of staff)
• Accompanying the class on school trips as required.
• Being proactive in the class to ensure your learning support is tailored to each child's individual need.

The School is seeking an individual with a desire and passion to support vulnerable children who have experience working within a Special Education Needs setting. The perfect candidate would be required to work with students with MLD, Down syndrome, Physical Disabilities and Autism.

For more information please do not hesitate to call Tom on the SEND team.


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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