Special Needs Support Staff Jobs

Working as a Special Needs 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.

No two days are the same for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant. Some days you could be assisting with lesson preparation, whilst others are spent providing one to one support to a child with specific needs.

Find the perfect Special Needs Teaching Assistant job with Horizon Teachers

Here at Horizon Teachers, we are passionate about enhancing children’s education and we know how important support staff are in schools! We are always keen to hear from teaching assistants to join our thriving schools!

If you are seeking a new opportunity, have a real passion for education and experience working with young children, Horizon Teachers would love to hear from you!

Horizon Teachers have been building strong relationships with Schools and Support Staff across London since 2008. Reputation is important to us and we take pride in the service we provide.

We can help you secure short term, long term and permanent roles in the following positions:

  • Special Needs Teaching Assistant
  • Behaviour Mentor
  • BSL (British Sign Language)
  • Teaching Assistant
  • HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)
  • Cover Supervisor
  • One to one Learning Mentor
  • Lunchtime Supervisor
  • School administrator

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11 Jobs

SEN Teaching Assistant

£70 - £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.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.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

£70 - £90 per day
There is a primary school based in Croydon seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team as soon as possible. The school caters for children who have a diagnosis of ASC and related challenging behaviour. The school aim to provide a nurturing and structured, calm learning environment which supports their pupils to develop self-belief and a positive attitude towards learning. They 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 educationThis 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Learning Support Assistant

£63 - £92 per day
During these exceptional times, Horizon Teachers are still here and working with several SEN schools in need of Learning Support Assistants to join their dedicated teams on a long-term basis. The schools are looking for enthusiastic people, passionate about improving the education of SEN students. We cover all areas of the SEND sector, these include;-Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH)-Specific learning difficulties (SpLD)-Moderate learning difficulty (MLD)-Profound and multiple learning difficulty (PMLD)-Physical disability (PD)-Hearing impairment (HI)-Visual impairment (VI)-Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)Why become a Learning Support Assistant?-You're passionate about enhancing children's education.-You may have experience as a Teaching Assistant and are looking for a new, rewarding role.-You care about career progression, you may even want to be a teacher in the future!-You're a new graduate looking to gain experience in schools.Why Horizon Teachers?-You will be paid the permanent equivalent for the job after 12 weeks, in many cases from day one.-You decide how you are paid, either through us or a payroll company.-We have been building relationships with our schools for 12 years.-We aim to deliver excellent service, just look at our Google reviews!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.

Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
Horizon Teachers are recruiting for Behaviour Support Workers for an all-age Special Free School (4-16) for children with autism located in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. 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, focus and skills. The school are seeking candidates with:Previous experience of working with children with ASC or ABA TrainingAmbition to support and extend the learning opportunities for all pupilsWhy 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 companyHorizon 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

£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.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 Teaching Assistant

£63 - £92 per day
Horizon Teachers are currently working with several hearing impaired schools and provisions across London who are looking for BSL Teaching Assistants to join them ASAP.Starting as soon as possible, the schools are looking for confident signers to support deaf students on a group and 1:1 basis.The schools 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.

Teaching Assistant

£63 - £92 per day
During these exceptional times, Horizon Teachers are still here and working with several SEN schools in need of Teaching Assistants to join their dedicated teams on a long-term basis. The schools are looking for enthusiastic people, passionate about improving the education of SEN students.We cover all areas of the SEND sector, these include;-Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH)-Specific learning difficulties (SpLD)-Moderate learning difficulty (MLD)-Profound and multiple learning difficulty (PMLD)-Physical disability (PD)-Hearing impairment (HI)-Visual impairment (VI)-Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)Why become an SEN Teaching Assistant?-You're passionate about enhancing children's education.-You may have experience as a Teaching Assistant and are looking for a new, rewarding role.-You care about career progression, you may even want to be a teacher in the future!-You're a new graduate looking to gain experience in schools.Why Horizon Teachers?-You will be paid the permanent equivalent for the job after 12 weeks, in many cases from day one.-You decide how you are paid, either through us or a payroll company.-We have been building relationships with our schools for 12 years.-We aim to deliver excellent service, just look at our Google reviews!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.

SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
Behind every good teacher is a great teaching assistant - unknownIf you are looking for a new and rewarding career, this opportunity may be for you.Horizon Teachers are working with an outstanding special needs school in Westmister. The school are looking for a passionate special needs teaching assistant to join their growing team in October.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 (and in many cases from day one!)• (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 (include an e.g. review or link to them)• 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! (scary I know!) 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 - £95 per day
SEND Learning Support Assistant£75 - £90 per daySouth East LondonLong TermJanuary 2021An Ofsted rated Good School who support 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. Successful TA's must be flexible 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 such as Team Teach & Makaton.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. Horizon Teachers are working as normal during Lockdown 2.0 and continuing our usual registration process, but by using the power of modern day technology, we will be conducting consultations via Microsoft Teams.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. 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 - £92 per day
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.Horizon Teachers are still in full operation, we are working from home and in regular contact with schools and getting ready for when they re-open. We can organise video interviews/meetings to discuss the next steps of your application.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 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.