SEND and Alternative Education Teacher Jobs

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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)

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20 Jobs

Behaviour Mentor

£70 - £90 per day
Due to recent government advice with regards to COVID-19 Horizon Teachers are currently working from home. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future.We are representing an alternative provision school for children with challenging behaviour in Ealing. The school is looking for a Behaviour Mentor to join them full time, starting in September.The selected Behaviour Mentor 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 is a full time position and the school can offer you in return excellent training and development along with an excellent rate of pay.If you are passionate about shaping the education of children and looking to make a difference in a child's life then this could be the right role for you, we would love to hear from you.The benefits of working with Horizon Teachers:• Education specialist consultants, many ex teachers themselves, with over a decade worth of industry experience.• A 4.7* rating on Google! Meaning we are highly trusted by our schools and teachers• A high-level of support and training offered• We always look to pay you the highest possible rate of pay• 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 jobHorizon 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 Mentor

£75 - £95 per day
Horizon Teachers are looking for an experienced Behaviour Mentor to work in a Pupil Referral Unit based in Greenwich. This is a long-term role to start from September 2020. The SchoolHorizon Teachers are working with a small school in two locations within Greenwich. Their focus is to use the power of education to transform lives. They offer an education to students who have been permanently excluded or who are at risk of exclusion. Some students in Key Stage 4 are able to return to mainstream school but most Years 10 and 11 students remain at the school until they are 16. At Key stage 4, the curriculum is designed to meet the needs of learners through a range of academic and vocational courses.All students follow:A GCSE / BTEC core offer English Language, Mathematics, ICT, RE, Art Awards & PEOne or two subjects from the options block Business studies, Health & Social Care, Food technology or PE, and one vocational subject delivered off-site Motor mechanics, Sports leaders, Carpentry, Music, Catering, Hair & beauty, Construction, Travel & tourism, etc.In addition to the academic and vocational curriculum, students have access to specialist interventions, careers guidance, work experience, enrichment and social development activities, as well as, achievement/revision sessions after hours to narrow the gaps in learning Learning Support Assistants Responsibilities:• Supporting a mixed class of students aged 13 -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 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. 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 (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!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. Benefits of working with Special Needs include • Small class sizes, usually 5-10 students • A warm and supporting working environment • State of the art facilities and resources • Ongoing opportunities for CPD (Continued Professional Development) • SEN points added to your salary • Qualified mainstream teachers CAN teach in special needs schools • You will gain a good understanding of SEND and additional needs • Improve your classroom and behaviour management • Teach dynamic and creative lessonsFor more information please do not hesitate to call Tom on the SEND team - SEN/SUPHorizon 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 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!Due to recent government advice with regards to COVID-19 Horizon Teachers are currently working from home. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future.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 Worker

£70 - £90 per day
Due to recent government advice with regards to COVID-19 Horizon Teachers are currently working from home. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future.We are representing a special needs school for children with autism Ealing. The school is looking for a Learning Support Worker to join them full time, starting in September.The selected Learning Support Worker 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 is a full time position and the school can offer you in return excellent training and development along with an excellent rate of pay.If you are passionate about shaping the education of children and looking to make a difference in a child's life then this could be the right role for you, we would love to hear from you.The benefits of working with Horizon Teachers:• Education specialist consultants, many ex teachers themselves, with over a decade worth of industry experience.• A 4.7* rating on Google! Meaning we are highly trusted by our schools and teachers• A high-level of support and training offered• We always look to pay you the highest possible rate of pay• 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 jobHorizon 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.

Sports Mentor

£75 - £100 per day
Horizon Teachers are seeking a Sports Mentor to work with Key 3 and Key 4 pupils in Slough starting in September. 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. Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£70 - £92 per day
The positive impact you can have on a young person's life is most likely the reason you got into teaching in the first place. From simple improvements to huge leaps, the impact a special education teaching assistant can have on a student can truly be life-changing.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 educationThere is a school in Windsor recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to start working in September. The school provide outstanding schooling for young people with a range of complex educational needs. For instance, some function at an incredibly high level but may have ADHD, social communication difficulties or autism and struggle to maintain concentration, whilst others may need emotional support to help them achieve their potential. Each young person's set of needs requires a unique approachKey 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 SEND setting, although 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.

SEN Teacher

£150 - £250 per day
The positive impact you can have on a young person's life is most likely the reason you got into teaching in the first place. From simple improvements to huge leaps, the impact a special education teacher can have on a student can truly be life-changing.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 educationThere is a school in Windsor recruiting for a SEN Teacher to start working in September. The school provide outstanding schooling for young people with a range of complex educational needs. For instance, some function at an incredibly high level but may have ADHD, social communication difficulties or autism and struggle to maintain concentration, whilst others may need emotional support to help them achieve their potential. Each young person's set of needs requires a unique approachKey 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 SEND setting, although 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.

SEN Teacher

£135 - £210 per day
Horizon Teachers are operating as normal during the pandemic with a large selection of our staff working from home. We are still arranging interviews with schools for September roles and have been very successful in doing so. Video interviews are taking place daily so please do apply if you believe this is an ideal role for you.A lively and forward-thinking Special School based in Harrow are looking for a SEN Teacher to join their team in September, the placement is full time and to last the academic year.The school supports pupils aged 3-11 years with a wide range of complex and profound learning difficulties, these include severe autism, complex medical conditions, physical and mobility difficulties, as well as severe developmental delay. It is important to the school that you share the same passion for Special Needs that they do, you need to be creative, enthusiastic and caring. The school has modern and outstanding facilities along with teams for physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy colleagues, teachers for pupils with vision and hearing impairments and nursing staff, therefore you need to be open minded and very much a team player!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! 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£70 - £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 support staff. An Ofsted rated Good School who cater for children with Learning Difficulties and Complex Needs are looking to appoint a number of experienced teaching assistant who are ready to face the challenges of working with pupils with a range of complex needs, you must be flexible enough to work across the 11-19 (Secondary) age range, have excellent communications skills and be dedicated to supporting children with ASD/SLD. Classrooms are designed to support 8-10 students, you will work alongside other trained learning support assistant and use the schools excellent resource base to ensure every students has the ability to learn.Special Needs experience is circuital and the school are always on the look out for staff who have additional training, for example, Team Teach, Makaton etc. This successful and well-established school has an excellent reputation locally and beyond. It has highly skilled and dedicated staff who work together to ensure all of their students experience and exciting curriculum tailored to meet their individual 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 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!Benefits of working with Special Needs include:• Small class sizes, usually 5-10 students• A warm and supporting working environment• State of the art facilities and resources• Ongoing opportunities for CPD (Continued Professional Development)• SEND points added to your salary• Qualified mainstream teachers CAN teach in special needs schools• You will gain a good understanding of SEND and additional needs• Improve your classroom and behaviour management• Teach dynamic and creative lessons For further information, please do not hesitate on calling and speaking to some of our specialists SEND consultants about how Special Needs could be the new opportunity you've been searching for.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.

Teaching Assistant

£80 - £105 per day
A rewarding role as a Full time Teaching Assistant is on offer at an East London Secondary School. The role would provide an excellent opportunity for you to change the lives of the students by offering support to their learning. This is a full time term time only position to start in September 2020.Horizon teachers is working with an outstanding schools in East London who is looking to employ graduates or experienced Learning Support Assistants to work within their school. The role would suit anyone who has experience working with pupils in a support capacity. In the past Permanent roles have been offered following a successful period working through Horizon Teachers.As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting and progressing students of all abilities across the school. As directed by the SENCO the ideal individual for this role will be able to adapt and support in every subject area. A background in English, Maths, Science or humanities would be looked upon favourably but not essential. You will work alongside experienced teachers and other teaching assistants to provide in class support as well as working with students in small groups and on a one to one basis. You will gain a valuable insight into the role of a teacher, prior experience within SEN support would be an advantage and will be looked upon favourably by the school.The school is a successful, multicultural comprehensive secondary school providing a quality education to all of its students. The school is a vibrant, inclusive and diverse community where everyone is encouraged and expected to fulfil their potential. In its recent Ofsted report inspectors commented that "The school knows its students extremely well and provides them with exceptional care and support. Leaders at all levels have worked hard to secure continuous improvement over a sustained period"You will be provided with excellent training. You will be introduced to the latest teaching innovations as well as being fully trained on working with SEN students. As a Teaching Assistant you will be a vital link between teachers and students and in past years teaching assistants have been seen to improve grades as well as develop students' behaviour.Please apply for the position immediately as the school will be interviewing in the coming weeks. They are looking to a start date of September 2020.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.

SEND Teacher

£135 - £255 per day
A stunning primary school situated in Camberwell, are looking for a SEND Teacher in their Resource Base. A full-time Resource Base SEND Teacher needs to be able to do the following under the supervision of and reporting to the AHT (Inclusion):Run the Resources Bases day-to-day, including deploying all support staff to best meet the needs of the children;Plan and teach lessons and activities tailored to the children's needs that enable them to make good progress from their starting points towards their targets;Support teachers with planning and teaching Resource Based pupils in their mainstream classes;Take a key role in the Annual Review process, including attending meetings and providing high quality written reports;Communicate effectively to a range of audiences both orally and in writing, making positive partnerships with parents and carers;Have a clear understanding of safeguarding and child protection.To apply for this position, you must be a QTS holder, have experience teaching in both Mainstream and Special Needs Schools, be comfortable and confident teaching in Primary Schools and have experience of working in special, with autistic children, with children with complex SEND and in mainstream, needs excellent pedagogical knowledge and the ability to deploy staff effectively - Unfortunately, NQT's will not be considered for this role. 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! 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.