JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you looking to begin a career in the Education sector?

Would you like to work in a good to outstanding Primary School, who are supportive of both their staff and pupils?

Do you have aspirations of working as a TA, SEN LSA or Nursery Nurse and to possibly go on to train as a teacher?

Would you like an expert consultant who can provide you with up-to-date sector knowledge and opportunities to kick start your career?

Horizon Teachers have a number of exciting and progressive vacancies to work within Early Years, KS1 and KS2 classes within Primary Schools.

The positions are based within the London Borough of Wandsworth, with excellent transport links using bus, train and underground routes. The positions have become available due to the Primary School's January starters. This increase means that the Primary Schools are now looking for additional staff to take on TA, SEN LSA or Nursery Nurse positions.

All you need is:
• A desire to work within the education sector and to support children
• An approachable, professional and enthusiastic manner
• A strong work ethic
• Regarding qualifications... a minimum of grade 'C' in Maths and English at GCSE level. Any additional, higher level, or specific qualifications (for example a degree or SEN awareness training) would be beneficial but is not essential.

We can secure you:
• Part-time and full-time positions
• Long-term and permanent roles
• Flexible working
• Positions in Early Years, KS1 and KS2 classes
• TA, SEN LSA and Nursery Nurse jobs

Previous experience is not essential for these positions.

If you are interested in finding out more about these opportunities please do not hesitate to send your CV over to us via this advertisement. Alternatively you can contact Horizon Teachers - Primary Support Team on 0207 444 0009.

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. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

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£60 - £90 per day
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£60 - £85 per day
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£9 - £15 per hour
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SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £75 per day
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£70 - £108 per day
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SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
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Nursery & Reception Teaching Assistant

£60 - £70 per day
Job Description Nursery and Reception Teaching Assistant Start Date: As soon as the right person is found Location: Walthamstow Ofsted Good This inner-London school is searching for a Teaching Assistant to work with Early Years Foundation Pupils. The school endeavours to be a place where progress and attainment is fantastic, in a positive learning environment which allows pupils to develop. Providing a rich curriculum, the learning carefully balances pupil’s key skills. Senior leaders strive to constantly improve teaching and results, as can be seen by the above average progress scores. The post consists of working with SEN pupils, including those with Autism, Learning Difficulties, Global Delay and Behavioural Needs. You will be required to provide 1-2-1 support for a number of different children. The role is extremely rewarding and you will be aided every step of the way. Support Staff play a vital role in the school and receive a high level of support from all the teachers, including the Deputy Head teacher. The role is a full time role that will go on until the end of the year with potential opportunity for a permanent position. It guarantees full time employment until the end of the year and will allow you to gain experience working with SEN pupils. To apply for this role you must: Have an enhanced DBS Be able to start as soon as possible Why Horizon? We can help you find both permanent and flexible work Refer a friend and earn up to £200 worth of vouchers The opportunity to work closely with consultants who specialise in the Education sector

SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
A school in the Brent borough are seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant to work 1:1 with a child in either Year 1 or Reception Class supporting autism.About the role:- You will be working 1:1 with a child with additional needs - ASD- Experience of working with children with SEN is essential- The majority of your time will be spent in the classroom however they may be times you will be working with the child alone on a one to one basis. - This is a full time position to start immediately and will last until the end of the academic yearAbout the school:- A good school in Brent serving the diverse community. The school is modern with excellent resources- Well served by public transport and car parking also available.- Excellent, established leadership team and very experienced SENCOAbout you:- A calm, kind and dedicated approach is required.- You will need to be able to use your own initiative as you will be working alone with support from the SENCO and SLT.- Good communication is essential, as you will be working closely with the class teacher, SENCO, parents and possibly external agencies.- Have a good understanding of how children learn and any experience in a similar role would be a huge advantage. If you are interested in this role and can start as soon as possible, please contact me ASAP by sending 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. Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Nursery Nurse / Early Years TA

£60 - £85 per day
Early Years Teaching Assistant / Nursery Nurse* Nursery TA / Nursery Nurse* Mainstream Primary school* Full time 5 days a week, 8.15am-4.00pm* School term time only* London Borough of Merton - Tooting* Starting January 2019An inclusive and diverse Primary School based in Merton are seeking an enthusiastic and personable Early Years Teaching Assistant or Nursery Nurse for their Nursery Class. This will be in their Foundation phase, in their Nursery class. Due to an additional intake of children this role has become available. As a teaching assistant you will be an integral part in the ongoing development of the children. You will have responsibilities in the classroom and the playground, including; supporting the class teacher, managing behaviour and expectations, leading intervention groups, providing support to children on an individual and small group basis and promote the schools ethos and continued success. About you:• Previous experience of working as a Teaching Assistant or Nursery Nurse would be an advantage • Have a relevant childcare qualification (NVQ 2/3, NNEB equivalent or a degree in childcare or education). • A calm, kind and dedicated approach to supporting children in the classroom• Have an understanding of how children learn and a desire to work with children• A real passion for early years learning and keen to join an excellent EYFS team.About the school:• A two form entry school in Merton - Close to Tooting • Serving a multicultural, diverse community• The school offer an excellent range of extracurricular and enrichment activities and encourage all staff and children to take part.• Well resourced and committed to raising standards for all pupilsIf you are interested in finding out more about this role- contact us now with your CVHorizon 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.

Nursery Nurse- Pre-School

£19,000 - £24,000 per annum
A Nursery Pre-School in Colliers Wood are seeking a qualified Nursery Nurse Early Years Practitioner to join their team from ASAP for a permanent role. • You will be working with children aged 2.5 to 5 years old- ( Toddlers / Pre-school )• Salary- £19,000- £24,000 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)• A 36 hour working week Monday to Friday • Rotating shift patterns This is a large, full time centre that provides for children between 8am and 6pm. Staff follow a rotating shift pattern and are committed to supporting the child as a whole. The pre-school has excellent facilities including a large outside area that every child can access and modern sensory rooms. You will be supported by a dedicated leadership team with qualified and experienced senior staff to help you develop as a practitioner, additional training will be provided in areas such as speech and language etcIdeally we are looking for applicants who:• Have a relevant childcare qualification- NVQ, NNEB, Childhood/education studies degree• Ideally have post qualification experience • Have excellent EYFS knowledge • Be an enthusiastic nursery practitioner who works well in a team• Be confident in your abilities to engage children and extend their learning through playThe nursery is looking to meet practitioners as applications are received so apply now or call Umar on 0207 444 0009 to find out more.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.