SEND and Alternative Education Teacher Jobs

A career in SEN / SEND  & Alternative Education can be challenging, highly rewarding, and enjoyable. 

We offer long-term & short-term SEN Teaching and Support Staff roles at a variety of specialist Alternative Education settings across London and the South East. 

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32 Jobs

Construction Multi Skills teacher

£150 - £250 per day
Horizon Teachers have an exciting opportunity for a subject leader of Construction to join a school based in Wandsworth. The school caters for learners aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Some learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties.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 educationThis unique opportunity would allow you to set up a new curriculum delivering City and Guilds qualifications to very small groups of students aged 14-19 in an impressive workshop space. Horizon Teachers are looking for an experienced practitioner with relevant trade qualifications and recent industry experience, passion, knowledge and skills to deliver Entry Level 3- Level 2 qualifications to young people with a range of special educational needs. 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.

Lead Teacher of ASD Provision

£200 - £300 per day
An exciting opportunity has arisen at a school based in Bexley for a highly skilled and inspirational Lead Teacher in charge of an ASD Provision. The successful candidate will be the lead teacher of a dedicated and highly skilled team of support assistants in providing a bespoke curriculum, encompassing essential life skills along with the skills of literacy and numeracy.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 educationThe school can offer you;• A commitment to your professional development and future career through superb CPD opportunities in the school and across the Trust• A positive working environment with strong focus on staff and pupil wellbeing • A positive school community that will support you to be successful in your roleHorizon 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
Horizon Teachers are recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join a school in St Albans starting September 2020.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 educationThe school caters for the needs of children and young people with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties (3 to 19 years in age). A significant number of pupils have autism. They aim to develop and enhance the potential of pupils through an ethos and philosophy which emphasises that they are all of equal value as members of an interdependent supportive community.This role;·Supporting children with Special Educations in a school·Class team consisting of one teacher and three support staff ·1:1 mentoring·Group intervention's·Ongoing training and support·Special needs experience not essentialHorizon 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.

Primary Teacher

£150 - £250 per day
From simple improvements to huge leaps, the impact a special education teacher can have on a student can truly be life-changing.Having an additional specialisation makes a person more marketable for employment. It is helpful to have a specialised background. An employer sees someone that can perform multiple job duties as a better choice and investment. Horizon Teachers are recruiting for a Primary Special Needs Teacher to work in a school in Maidenhead starting September 2020.The school is a new all-age Special Free School for children with autism. The aim of the school is to provide a suitable environment with a high level of therapeutic support and excellent teaching to allow pupils with autism to achieve their full potential and to make the most of their intelligence. 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 education, Key Skills Required• Hold a nationally recognised degree and relevant qualified teaching status (QTS)• Have proven experience of teaching in a Secondary 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.

Teacher of the Deaf

£150 - £250 per day
This opportunity is for a teacher who is passionate about transforming the lives of children and young people with Hearing Impairment.Horizon Teachers are recruiting for a Teacher of the Deaf to work at a school in Wandsworth starting in September. The Centre supports early years and primary aged deaf children aged 3 - 11 years. This is a fantastic for an experienced Teacher of the Deaf or an outstanding primary trained teacher who is willing to undertake the mandatory training course, to join a friendly, supportive teaching team.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 educationApplicants who do not hold the mandatory qualification, must have completed their statutory induction period and be willing to undertake the part-time, two-year teacher of the deaf trainingHorizon 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.

Head of Centre

£45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Horizon Teachers are recruiting for a Head of Centre to work at a school in Wandsworth starting in September. The school is a Special School for children and young people with Complex Needs and Speech and Language Difficulties aged 4 to 19 years.The role is to further develop the high standards of teaching and learning for learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and associated complexities of need. You will lead on the development of innovative approaches for meeting the holistic needs of learners on the PMLD spectrum. As a leading practitioner, not only will you drive collaborative strategic developments with other members of the Leadership Team, you will lead by example on the outstanding Quality of Education priorities for learners with PMLD.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 educationHorizon 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

£70 - £100 per day
We are representing an alternative provision school for children with challenging behaviour in Ealing. The school is looking for a learning support assistant to join them full time, starting in September. 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. The role: Learning Support Assistant Special Needs Teaching AssistantLearning MentorLocation:EalingSEN/SUP2Horizon 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

£70 - £100 per day
What we learn with pleasure we never forget - Albert Mercier Make learning a pleasurable experience for a child with special needs.We are representing a special needs school for children with moderate learning difficulties in Ealing. The school is looking for a seaching teaching assistant to join them full time, starting in June. The selected teaching 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 additional needs.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 AssistantTeachingLocation:EalingWest 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£70 - £92 per day
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.As a teaching assistant, your work will have far-reaching effects as you'll 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. 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 educationHorizon Teachers are recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work at a school in Wandsworth starting in September. The school is a Special School for children and young people with Complex Needs and Speech and Language Difficulties aged 4 to 19 years.The 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.SEN/SUP2Horizon 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.

Behaviour Mentor

£85 - £105 per day
Despite the ongoing lockdown many schools are still continuing to recruit as they are planning for next academic year. We at Horizon Teachers are continuing to work from home and our consultants are still available to take your call and offer video consultations/interviews to help you secure a new position.Horizon Teachers are currently working with an all-through school in East London, the small but lively school are recruiting for up to 4 behaviour mentors to start in September 2020. The job of a behaviour mentor is to support student(s) academically, emotionally and help develop social skills. It is a position that is highly rewarding, not only do you have the opportunity to make an impact on the school and surrounding community, but you also get to really make a difference in students school and home life, helping them pave their way for a bright and successful future.The school is considered an Pupil Referral Unit' and is for students with challenging behaviour, and therefore the school is ideally looking for someone confident and experienced in dealing with behaviour difficulties. This position is full time and there are positions available throughout the primary and secondary sites. 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 education SEN/SUP2Horizon 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 - £95 per day
Despite the ongoing lockdown many schools are still continuing to recruit as they are planning for next academic year. We at Horizon Teachers are continuing to work from home. Our consultants are still available to take your call, arrange video interviews and help you secure a position.Training as a teaching assistant opens many avenues for career progression within the education sector. Horizon Teachers are looking for an experienced Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work in a Special Needs Provision at a school in Barnet starting from September 2020. The school provide full-time education and support from Years 7 to 11 to pupils with Autism and Moderate Learning Difficulties. 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 education. This role;·Supporting children with Special Educations in a school·Class team consisting of one teacher and three support staff ·1:1 mentoring·Group intervention's·Ongoing training and support·Special needs experience not essentialHorizon 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.