Up to £13.15 per hour

Job Title:
Teaching Assistant

Croydon, London

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Horizon Care and Education have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant at Arise Academy in Croydon!

Arise Academy educates children and young people with additional learning difficulties aged 11-19 from across London and the Home Counties.

We enable young people to fulfil their potential and shape their own futures through therapeutic care, support and a first class education. At Arise Academy we believe that each young person is unique and should be enabled to feel confident about their future, no matter what they have been through in life.

Bright Futures, Inspired By You.

Through education, we enable young people to gain the skills and resilience needed to succeed in life beyond school, inspiring the brightest futures.

Our specialist independent schools offer unrivalled opportunities, securing strong educational outcomes with personalised, inclusive, and stimulating programmes of learning.

There's nothing more rewarding than helping someone believe in themselves, have the confidence to celebrate their own uniqueness and achieve success that is personal to them.

About the role:

As a Teaching Assistant at Aspire Learning you will work with a range of young people between ages 5 and 19, and support them to achieve a positive learning outcome, regardless of the challenges they face.

You'll be:

  • Assisting students in their educational and social development.
  • Providing support inside and outside of the classroom, so they can fully engage in a wide range of activities.
  • Helping to set up activities for students, using technology or adjusting the environment to suit their needs.
  • Supporting teachers, engaging with students, providing learning support, and reacting to situations in the classroom in a positive, non-disruptive manner.
  • Working 1:1 or 2:1 with some students, to give them the time and support they need to learn.

How you'll be rewarded:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Christmas bonus
  • Blue Light Card
  • Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to £2500 per referral!
  • Financial wellbeing service
  • Life Assurance
  • Tastecard - spectacular savings on dining, pizza, cinema tickets, supermarkets, and UK attractions!
  • Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development.
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing, and local induction period.
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics
  • Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support via Bupa.
  • Supportive management and senior leaders.
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • Free eye checks.
  • Community and wellbeing- Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. We're in this together.

If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people and enabling them to shape their own future, then we want you to be part of our team.

To start your journey with Horizon, click apply now!

Horizon Care and Education are committed to providing equal opportunities and we endeavour to provide an inclusive and safe working culture for all.


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