Teaching Assistant

Horizon Teachers
Closing date
7 Jul 2021

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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 education

Horizon Teachers are recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work at a school in Wandsworth starting immediately. 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

If you think you are the ideal person for this position then apply today!


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.

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