SEND and Alternative Education Jobs

A career in SEND & Alternative Education can be challenging, highly rewarding, and enjoyable. We offer long-term and short-term Teaching and Support Staff roles at a variety of specialist Alternative Education settings across London and the South East. 

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43 Jobs

SEN Teacher

£150 - £250 per annum
There is a school based in Sutton seeking a KS2 Special Needs Primary Teacher to join their team in September. The school caters for children who have a diagnosis of ASD and related challenging behaviour. The school aim to provide a nurturing and structured, calm learning environment which supports our pupils to develop self-belief and a positive attitude towards learning. We believe that children who have autism can learn, make progress and succeed with committed and knowledgeable good autism practice. At Horizon Teachers you can expect to:·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 educationKey Skills Required• Hold a nationally recognised degree and relevant qualified teaching status (QTS)• Have proven experience of teaching in a Primary setting• Be experienced working within an SEN setting, ideally with ASD although not essential• Have experience of planning, delivering and teaching lessons to a good or outstanding levelHorizon 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.

Communication Support Worker

£75 - £110 per day
There are currently 45,000 deaf students in England that are being left behind by mainstream education. With more and more opportunities for children with hearing impairment to access the curriculum, this particular school are looking for Communication Support Worker to join their forward thinking team in supporting pupils with hearing impairments. Why Horizon Teachers? • We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job• For Teaching Assistants, we offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us (Google.com/horizonteachers)• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years!The School are looking to appoint an experienced Communication Support Worker with or working towards BSL (British Sign Language) level 2 and above to work primarily with students using BSL in order to access a Secondary Curriculum. 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.

Learning Support Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice. - Brian HerbertIf you want to be the reason why a child chooses to learn this could be the role for you.An opportunity has arisen within a lovely complex needs school in Hillingdon, the school requires a passionate and highly motivated learning support assistant to join their supportive team in September.Why horizon:• We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job • (for TAs) We offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us • We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years! More about this position: • You will be working one to one with students that require support in their learning, helping them to overcome challenges and improve their understanding and overall performance in School. • You may be required to email parents on a fortnightly basis to update them on student progress • Opportunity to train as a Teacher for particularly strong applicantsHorizon 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.

Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
We are representing an alternative provision school for children with challenging behaviour in Hillingdon. The school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to join them full time, starting in July. The selected learning support assistant will ideally have experience supporting young people or adults with special needs and have worked as a teaching assistant or support worker supporting children with autism.This will be a full time position and the school can offer you in return excellent training and development along with an excellent rate of pay. Why Horizon Teachers:• We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job • (for TAs) We offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us • We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years! The role: Special Needs Teaching AssistantTeaching AssistantLocation:HillingdonWest LondonHorizon 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.

Special Needs Teacher

£125 - £210 per day
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.Situated a short journey from Wembley Station, this state of the art special needs school is seeking dedicated and energetic SEN Teachers who are looking to venture into the world of Special Needs, The classes are purpose built for 8-10 students and encourage independence, personal development and learning through the use of PECS.The school is a special school for children aged 3 - 11 years with severe and profound learning difficulties including those with an additional diagnosis of autism, a background in support work, care or education would find you an ideal fit for this role as personal care support is often a requirement.Recently rated Good by Ofsted, they are expanding the school across to sites to provide an exciting, innovative and personalised curriculum for all pupils. Each Site is equipped with specialist support and facilities, appropriate to the age of the pupils and classes are small and teaching staff work closely alongside support staff.Why Horizon Teachers?• We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you• If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job• For Teaching Assistants, we e offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us (Google.com/horizonteachers)• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years!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.

Learning Support Assistant

£60 - £92 per day
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. Situated a short journey from Peckham Station, this state of the art special needs school is seeking dedicated and energetic support staff who are looking to venture into the world of Special Needs, The classes are purpose built for 8-10 students and encourage independence, personal development and learning through the use of PECS. The school is a special school for children aged 3 - 11 years with severe and profound learning difficulties including those with an additional diagnosis of autism, a background in support work, care or education would find you an ideal fit for this role as personal care support is often a requirement.Recently rated Good by Ofsted, they are expanding the school across to sites to provide an exciting, innovative and personalised curriculum for all pupils. Each Site is equipped with specialist support and facilities, appropriate to the age of the pupils and classes are small and teaching staff work closely alongside support staff.Why Horizon Teachers? • We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job• For Teaching Assistants, we e offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us (Google.com/horizonteachers)• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years!My experience with Horizon teachers has been excellent. Tom in the SEND team, particularly has been nothing but exceptional in finding the perfect position for me. Tom is definitely an asset to the company and I am thankful for all of his hard work, support and commitment- Harjoat, SEND Teaching AssistantThe school are seeking someone with:• Experience of working in a school for children with severe learning difficulties.• Experience in a mixed class of children with severe learning difficulties,• Experience with students/adults with physical difficulty and autism.• The ability to take the initiative and engage with children to support them in their work and play.• The confidence to make observations of their learning and to be involved in personal care.Give us a call today on 0207 444 0009 or register your CV to find out moreHorizon 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £92 per day
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. Situated a short journey from Peckham Station, this state of the art special needs school is seeking dedicated and energetic support staff who are looking to venture into the world of Special Needs, The classes are purpose built for 8-10 students and encourage independence, personal development and learning through the use of PECS. The school is a special school for children aged 3 - 11 years with severe and profound learning difficulties including those with an additional diagnosis of autism, a background in support work, care or education would find you an ideal fit for this role as personal care support is often a requirement.Recently rated Good by Ofsted, they are expanding the school across to sites to provide an exciting, innovative and personalised curriculum for all pupils. Each Site is equipped with specialist support and facilities, appropriate to the age of the pupils and classes are small and teaching staff work closely alongside support staff.Why Horizon Teachers? • We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job• For Teaching Assistants, we e offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us (Google.com/horizonteachers)• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years!My experience with Horizon teachers has been excellent. Tom in the SEND team, particularly has been nothing but exceptional in finding the perfect position for me. Tom is definitely an asset to the company and I am thankful for all of his hard work, support and commitment- Harjoat, SEND Teaching AssistantThe school are seeking someone with:• Experience of working in a school for children with severe learning difficulties.• Experience in a mixed class of children with severe learning difficulties,• Experience with students/adults with physical difficulty and autism.• The ability to take the initiative and engage with children to support them in their work and play.• The confidence to make observations of their learning and to be involved in personal care.Give us a call today on 0207 444 0009 or register your CV to find out moreHorizon 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £92 per day
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. Situated a short journey from Peckham Station, this state of the art special needs school is seeking dedicated and energetic support staff who are looking to venture into the world of Special Needs, The classes are purpose built for 8-10 students and encourage independence, personal development and learning through the use of PECS. The school is a special school for children aged 3 - 11 years with severe and profound learning difficulties including those with an additional diagnosis of autism, a background in support work, care or education would find you an ideal fit for this role as personal care support is often a requirement.Recently rated Good by Ofsted, they are expanding the school across to sites to provide an exciting, innovative and personalised curriculum for all pupils. Each Site is equipped with specialist support and facilities, appropriate to the age of the pupils and classes are small and teaching staff work closely alongside support staff.Why Horizon Teachers? • We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job• For Teaching Assistants, we e offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us (Google.com/horizonteachers)• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years!My experience with Horizon teachers has been excellent. Tom in the SEND team, particularly has been nothing but exceptional in finding the perfect position for me. Tom is definitely an asset to the company and I am thankful for all of his hard work, support and commitment- Harjoat, SEND Teaching AssistantThe school are seeking someone with:• Experience of working in a school for children with severe learning difficulties.• Experience in a mixed class of children with severe learning difficulties,• Experience with students/adults with physical difficulty and autism.• The ability to take the initiative and engage with children to support them in their work and play.• The confidence to make observations of their learning and to be involved in personal care.Give us a call today on 0207 444 0009 or register your CV to find out moreHorizon 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£70 - £92 per day
As a teaching assistant, your work will have far-reaching effects as you will not only be making a difference to the lives of students, but to the school itself and its surrounding community.Training as a teaching assistant opens many avenues for career progression within the education sector. No two days are the same for a teaching assistant. Some days you could be assisting with lesson preparation, whilst others are spent providing 1:1 support to a child with specific needs.Why Horizon Teachers? • We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job• For Teaching Assistants, we e offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us (Google.com/horizonteachers)• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years!The school is an outstanding school for young people with learning and additional needs, from 4-16 years of age. Set in extensive grounds, the environment offers students the opportunity to explore and challenge the potential of learners in every aspect. The curriculum has a strong focus on core learning skills and communication. We aim to develop resilience, creativity and social skills in order to support young people to succeed in the workplace and live rewarding, independent lives.Learning Support Assistants Responsibilities:·Supporting a mixed class of students 12- 14 year olds who have Autism and Down syndrome·Being proactive in the class to ensure your learning support is tailored to each child's individual need·Carrying out Behaviour management in line with the schools policies and procedures·Acting as a role model and being a patient individual·Supporting the progress of all students as a group or on a 1-2-1 basis 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.

Learning Support Assistant (SEMH)

£60 - £85 per day
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. Situated a short journey from Feltham Station, this state of the art special needs school is seeking dedicated and energetic support staff who are looking to venture into the world of Special Needs, The classes are purpose built for 8-10 students and encourage independence, personal development and learning through the use of PECS. The school is a special school for children aged 3 - 11 years with severe and profound learning difficulties including those with an additional diagnosis of autism, a background in support work, care or education would find you an ideal fit for this role as personal care support is often a requirement.Recently rated Good by Ofsted, they are expanding the school across to sites to provide an exciting, innovative and personalised curriculum for all pupils. Each Site is equipped with specialist support and facilities, appropriate to the age of the pupils and classes are small and teaching staff work closely alongside support staff.Why Horizon Teachers? • We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you • If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job• For Teaching Assistants, we e offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us (Google.com/horizonteachers)• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 years!My experience with Horizon teachers has been excellent. Tom in the SEND team, particularly has been nothing but exceptional in finding the perfect position for me. Tom is definitely an asset to the company and I am thankful for all of his hard work, support and commitment- Harjoat, SEND Teaching AssistantThe school are seeking someone with:• Experience of working in a school for children with severe learning difficulties.• Experience in a mixed class of children with severe learning difficulties,• Experience with students/adults with physical difficulty and autism.• The ability to take the initiative and engage with children to support them in their work and play.• The confidence to make observations of their learning and to be involved in personal care.Give us a call today on 0207 444 0009 or register your CV to find out moreHorizon 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.

SEN Teacher

£135 - £210 per day
An outstanding community special school, who are dedicated to supporting newly qualified and experienced teachers in their quest for a new challenge are looking for a Special Needs Teacher to teach children with severe and complex needs. Situated within the heart of Peckham, with accessible links to Central and Southern London, this new state of the art building with brilliant facilities is the perfect learning environment for children with Special Educational Needs. Why work with Horizon: • We always look to pay you the highest possible rate• You choose to be paid via a payroll company or directly by Horizon• You can choose whichever payroll company suits you• If you choose a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to guarantee you are better off!• After 12 weeks we will pay you the permanent equivalent for the job (and in many cases from day one!)• We offer free CPD Certified Behaviour Management & Safeguarding Training Sessions• Please look at our 250 reviews to see from others what it is like to work with us, 4.7 Stars on Google!• We have been helping teachers/TAs find work since 2008• In our team we have collective experience of working with schools for over 80 yearsSince 2015, the school has been rated Outstanding' by Oftsted. The reports mentioned the effectiveness of their resources, the support given to new staff members and the progression that is available to those looking to further their careers. If you are looking for an exciting role that is full of opportunity and achievement then be sure to apply. 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.