£19803 - £25750 per annum

Job Title:
Alternative Provision Practitioner

Medway, Kent

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Horizon Care and Education have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our team as an Alternative Provision Practitioner in the Medway region!

Horizon Education Alternative Learning (HEAL) aims to support and engage young people who struggle to maintain attendance and learning in a school environment. We deliver short term, personalised learning programmes nationally - a combination of direct home tutoring and online learning for pupils from ages 5 - 19.

The role involves:

  • Assisting in educational and social development of students.
  • Working with children with SEN and/or children who have struggled in a mainstream school environment.
  • Deliver 1:1 lesson's that are produced in conjunction with our HEAL Teachers and Head Teacher.
  • Working 1:1 or 2:1 with children in a variety of non-school settings.
  • Supporting children with learning and education based on their individual needs.
  • Making a difference to children's lives!
  • You will need to have access to a vehicle as our students are usually taught either at their own home or in a community-based setting

Why work for us?

  • 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.

To start your journey with Horizon, apply now!

Horizon Care and Education is committed to its employees, values the needs of our employees and the people we support. We recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled staff, so we are committed to attract and retain talent who align with our values, vision & mission statement. We value diversity, equality, and inclusion, offering equal opportunities to all individuals interested in joining our organisation.

Candidates who meet the minimum required criteria of the person specification will be guaranteed an interview under the disability confident employer scheme. During your application process, you will be asked to complete an application form which will be used through your recruitment assessment and onboarding journey. Please outline any reasonable adjustments that can be made to support your application and assessment process.

We are committed to safeguarding, the standards of safer recruitment defined under Keeping Children Safe in Education, and enabling a safe culture; a culture that ensures that our employees and the young people in our care and education are safeguarded and receive the right support that meets their individual needs We promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all employees, all visitors of Horizon and partner organisations who support us to share this commitment


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