Alternative Education (SEN)

On the SEND team we have positions exclusively for SEND Schools, Alternative Provisions and Pupil Referral Units. We work with schools and alternative provisions across London and the Home Counties. We offer roles with some of the best schools in London.

We understand how important it is to commit to the right role, so we endeavour to make this process as smooth as possible. We work with you to find the role that suits you best.

Find your perfect special needs job with us, whether it's as a teacher, teaching assistant, behaviour mentor, therapist and more!

Find your perfect SEND Teacher Job today!

The team are passionate abour recruiting for the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities sector. We cover all areas of the SEND sector, which includes:

  • Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH)
  • Specific learning difficulties (SpLD)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Multisensory Impairment (MSI)
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Sever Learning Difficult7 (SLD)
  • Profound and multiple learning difficulty (PMLD)
  • Physical Disability (PD)

Listed below are our current SEND Teacher Job Vacancies. Please feel free to apply to any that appeal to you.

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30 Jobs

RE Teacher

£150 - £250 per day
Horizon Teachers are currently working with an alternative provision based in Croydon, looking for a key stage four RE Teacher to join their dedicated team after the October half-term. The provision delivers a broad and balanced curriculum which enables learners to make progress within their small setting. They also run the Prince's Trust Achieve programme, to empower pupils to make positive change, develop resilience and re-engagement in education to help prepare for the next stage of their education.What the provision can offer:-The opportunity for progression if successful.-Smaller class sizes with a maximum of eight pupils per class.-To work alongside a re-integration coordinator and educational psychologist.Who they are looking for:-A qualified RE Teacher-Someone with prior SEN experience, ideally SEMH.-A teacher with exceptional behaviour management skills.-Someone who is passionate about supporting the education of vulnerable young people.Why Horizon Teachers?-We have a 4.7* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.-Up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague.-We have been supporting schools for 12 years.-You decide how you are paid, either through us or a payroll company.We are currently holding video consultations online so please apply asap to be considered.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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Learning Support Assistant

£75 - £95 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 SEND Specialists. Situated a short journey from Feltham Station, this state of the art special needs school are 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.Horizon Teachers are back in the office and working harder than ever. We will be conducting video consultations using Microsoft Teams and following our normal registration process as best we can during this difficult time. 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 on 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 more - 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Maths Teacher

£130 - £190 per day
Horizon Teachers are currently working with an Ofsted rated good' secondary special school for students with SEMH based in West Drayton. Starting as soon as possible, the school are looking for a Key Stage three Maths & Science teacher to join their dedicated team. The school aims to reconnect their pupils with education so they can make progress and become successful adults. They adopt a reflective and restorative approach to help students understand their situation, behaviour and how they can move forward. What the school can offer you:-A new and exciting opportunity to make a real difference in SEN students' lives.-A collaborative and supportive team.-Teaching in small classes, with a maximum of eight pupils per class.-The opportunity for progression if successful.Who they are looking for:-A qualified, experienced KS3/4 English Teacher.-Experience in a SEN school, ideally with SEMH.-A passionate teacher, dedicated to enhancing SEN students' education.Due to the current pandemic we are holding video consultations, so please apply ASAP to be considered.Why Horizon Teachers?-We have a 4.7* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.-Up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague. -We've been building strong relationships with our schools for over 12 years.-We aim to deliver excellent service, just look at our Google reviews!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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Sports Mentor

£75 - £90 per day
Horizon Teachers are seeking a Sports Mentor to work with Key 3 and Key 4 pupils in Slough to start as soon as possible. The school is committed to supporting the education and personal development of young people with complex social and emotional needs in Slough and surrounding areas. The most important aim for the school is to equip all students with the qualifications and skills needed to progress in their education and gain employment.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 educationLearning Support Assistants Responsibilities:• Delivering sports sessions to pupils aged 12 -16 (KS3 & KS4). • Carrying out behaviour management in line with the school's policies and procedures• Supporting pupils inside and outside the classroom.• Accompanying and supporting students with their academic and personal development.• Being proactive in the class to ensure your learning support is tailored to each child's individual need.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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Behaviour Mentor

£75 - £90 per day
No two days are the same for a Behaviour Mentor. Some days you could be assisting with lesson preparation, whilst others are spent providing 1:1 support to a child with specific needsAt 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 useThere is a school based in Dorking recruiting for a Behaviour Mentor to start as soon as possible. The school supports boys aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health needs. Some pupils also have moderate learning and attachment difficulties.Class sizes are small with no more than six pupils in each teaching group. Lessons are carefully planned and take into account the needs, interests and abilities of all pupils so that learning is more purposeful and engaging. Additional support in the classroom is provided by way of classroom assistants who work with pupils to build their confidence and self-esteem whilst also supporting their academic, social and developmental 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£75 - £90 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.There is a school in Croydon looking for a Behaviour Mentor to work in a school that caters for children who have a diagnosis of Autism and related challenging behaviour. The school is a welcoming and therapeutic, ASC specific environment for 36 primary age children.Applicants with no previous experience within the special needs and disabilities sector will be considered for this role, the willingness to learn paired with continuous training will allow you to reach your full potential. 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 role;·Supporting children with Special Educational needs·Small class sizes with a maximum of 8 children·Class team consisting of one teacher and three support staff ·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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Communication Support Worker

£63 - £92 per day
A primary school in Lambeth are seeking a 1:1 BSL Teaching Assistant for their hearing-Impaired unit to start immediately. This role is full time and long term. The provision is committed to an inclusive approach to education based on individual needs and is an integral part of the social community.The provision is looking for someone to support a hearing impaired student in year four.The school can offer:-A very supportive team and environment-On the job support-To work on a 1:1 capacity with pupils-Training and development opportunities-To work alongside therapists/councillorsTo be successful, you will need:-BSL Qualification Level 2 minimum-A valid DBS certificate (we can support with your application)-Previous experience of supporting pupils with Special Education NeedsWhy Horizon Teachers?-We have a 4.7* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.-Up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague.-We have been supporting schools for 12 years.-You decide how you are paid, either through us or a payroll company.Horizon Teachers are currently holding video consultations online, so please apply asap to be considered.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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Teacher

£130 - £190 per day
Horizon Teachers are currently working with an SEN secondary school based in Waltham Forest looking for a functional skills teacher to join their dedicated team. The school educates pupils with visual impairment, autism and other complex needs.The school has developed a personalised curriculum so that all pupils benefit from truly individualised learning with reference to the National Curriculum. They have developed strong partnerships with families and carers and always place the needs of their children and young people at the heart of all they do.What the school can offer you:-The opportunity to work alongside specialist teachers, support staff and therapists.-A collaborative and supportive team.-The opportunity for progression if successful.-A rewarding role, helping young adults with SEN achieve their full potential.Who the school are looking for:-An experienced functional skills teacher.-Someone with experience teaching in an SEN school or provision.-A passionate teacher dedicated to improving students' education.We are currently holding video consultations online, so please apply asap to be considered.Why Horizon Teachers?-We have a 4.7* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.-Up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague.-We have been supporting schools for 12 years.-You decide how you are paid, either through us or a payroll company.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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

BSL Support Worker

£63 - £92 per day
A Primary School in Lambeth are seeking a 1:1 BSL Teaching Assistant for their hearing Impaired unit to start immediately. This role is full time and long term. The provision is committed to an inclusive approach to education based on individual needs and is an integral part of the social community, it is a great opportunity for a BSL Teaching Assistant or Communication Support Worker. The provision is looking for someone to support a hearing impaired student in year four.The school can offer:-A very supportive team and environment-On the job support-To work on a 1:1 capacity with pupils-Training and development opportunities-To work alongside therapists/councillorsTo be successful, you will need:-BSL Qualification Level 2 minimum-A valid DBS certificate (we can support with your application)-Previous experience of supporting pupils with Special Education NeedsWhy Horizon Teachers?-We have a 4.7* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.-Up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague.-You decide how you are paid, either through us or a payroll company.Horizon Teachers are currently holding video consultations online so please apply asap to be considered.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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Learning Support Assistant

£65 - £90 per day
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcolm X Horizon teachers are working on behalf of an outstanding SEND School which is currently searching for a Learning support Assistant to join their team. The role is based in Tower Hamlets and the school have a clear vision of diversity and equality being key in their ethos. Qualities required for this role include: - Enthusiastic and understanding working with vulnerable children - Passionate and willingness to get hands on - Comfortable to work 1:1 with students with Autism and complex needs- Understanding the use of picture cards and basic MakatonWhy Horizon Teachers:- Competitive Pay Rates - Allow you to chose how you want to be paid - Online Consultation and 24/7 team supportThe role is a full-time position with a view of going permanent. If you want an exciting yet challenging role in education, please feel free to contact us. We are conducting consultations via video link for your safety and in line with government regulations. 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

SEND Teacher

£130 - £225 per day
Horizon Teachers are working on behalf of a SEND School which is currently searching for a SEND Teacher to join their team for an immediate start.Based in the heart of East London the school caters for students aged between 4 to 19 providing quality teaching, social care and health care facilities. The School works proactively with parents and external professionals to provide holistic support for every child and young person. It is also developing high quality outreach support services to local schools and more widely for children and young people in London who have physical disabilities who are attending mainstream schools.What the school are looking for: ·An enthusiastic individual with previous experience working with SEN especially SEMH or PMLD ·Passionate and not afraid to be hands on·Comfortable in writing reports and EHC Plans ·A role model with leadership qualities Why Horizon Teachers:·We have been building strong relationships with our schools for over 12 years·You choose how you are paid and which payroll company you wish to use·Online Consultation and 24/7 team supportWe are conducting consultations via video link for your safety and in line with government regulations. If you want an exciting yet challenging role in education, please feel free to contact us.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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.