Graduate Teaching Assistants

We are looking for passionate and motivated graduates to embark on their journey into education and work  at some of London’s best schools. Becoming a Graduate Teaching Assistant is an excellent opportunity to work alongside excellent teachers, develop skills that can be used in a future teaching career, and make a difference to students' achievement. 

We work in partnership with some Ofsted graded 'Outstanding' schools that are looking for graduates who will be able to support students in key subjects such as English, Maths, Science or Humanities. The position will suit a recent graduate with a University degree and strong A Levels. 

Listed below are our current graduate opportunities. Please feel free to apply to any that appeal to you. If you would like to be informed as soon as a new opportunity is available, please Register or Sign In and subscribe to job alerts to ensure you never miss our latest roles. Alternatively, please Request a Call or contact us on 0207 444 0009 and a consultant can talk through your individual requirements.​

21 Jobs

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Hillingdon Ofsted Good school May start £60 - £80 Per day Are you an enthusiastic, proactive graduate who is looking for a new and exciting role within the education sector this year? Horizon teachers is currently working alongside an Ofsted good rated secondary school in the borough of Hillingdon who are looking for a proactive graduate to join their friendly and welcoming school as a graduate teaching assistant. The school is extremely popular and successful leading edge school with an excellent reputation for academic achievement and extra-curricular activities, the school’s performance at GCSE and A-level is Outstanding over the last three years they have been ranked in the top 10% of all schools nationally at GCSE and in the top 5% of schools at A-level for academic progress. The school prides themselves on the positive relationships that exist in the school and the sense of being part of a happy community, they are a genuinely comprehensive school believing that all students bring their own talents to their community, they value they’re students equally and take great care to make sure that every one of them is happy, secure and successful. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘Students achieve well and their attainment is well above average and improving in nearly all subjects and for most groups, Teaching is good and improving rapidly this is recognised by parents, carers and students the best lessons are ambitious, helping students to work independently, think things out for themselves and achieve their very best, Behaviour and attitudes are exceptional, all students and parents and carers are clear that the school is a safe place to learn, relationships are positive and students embrace their learning with enthusiasm’. To be successful in your application you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Great organisational skills Positive can do attitude Enthusiastic in everything you do Ability to engage with and inspire young people This fantastic opportunity is due to start in May and will initially be until the end of the academic year with the possibility of it turning into a permanent job. If this role is of interest to you and you meet the requirements then please apply with an updated copy of your CV. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon -

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
Flexible Teaching Assistant workBrent£60 - £90 per dayASAP startAre you looking for Flexible work to fit in with other work or studies?Do you want to work as a Teaching Assistant in West London?The Role;Teaching Assistant work in Good and Outstanding Secondary SchoolsShifts available at short notice.Single day and multiple day rolesSupporting students in a range of lessons.What we require you to have;Education to degree level. A willingness to support students of all abilities.A positive and engaging personalityA DBS certificate (We can assist you with the application if needed)A can do attitude. I return you will be provided with work in some excellent Secondary school and the opportunity to work with some outstanding teachers.Please apply with an up to date CV ASAP. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£14,952 - £16,778 per annum
Graduate Teaching Assistant North London Permanent September Start £14,952 - £16,778 Are you a proactive graduate who is looking to take their first step onto the teaching ladder later this year? Horizon teachers is currently working alongside an Ofsted rated good secondary school based in North London who are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant/ Learning support assistant to join them on a 1 year fixed term contract with the opportunity to be offered teacher training through the school. The school is ideally looking for a graduate who has a degree in the core subject such as English, Maths or Science as there is a currently a high need for teachers in these subjects. In the first instance the position is offered on a fixed term contract and would be ideal for a graduate seeking relevant experience before joining the teaching profession, the successful applicant will have a passion for helping children achieve their potential, be hard working, flexible and will enjoy working collaboratively as part of a friendly and supportive department whose goal is to secure the best possible outcome for students. The school is currently on an exciting journey, in recent years they have undergone significant chances to leadership, curriculum, teaching and to the physical environment, they are in the middle of a £7 milling building project to transform their learning environment, their science laboratories have all been refurbished and currently they are developing external areas to ensure their site is attractive but most importantly safe and secure. To be successful in your application you will have the following; A degree in a core subject (Maths, Science, English) Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Great organisational skills Positive can do attitude Enthusiastic in everything you do Ability to engage with and inspire young people This fantastic opportunity is due to start in September and will initially be on a 1 year fixed term contact, if this sounds of interest to you then please apply immediately with an updated copy of your CV 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.                                                                                                                                                                                                      - Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon -    

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Russell Group)

£60 - £80 per day
Teaching Assistants Needed – Russell University Graduates ASAP Start Ofsted ‘Outstanding school East London £60 - £80 per day   Q - Are you a Russell University Graduate keen to gain valuable classroom experience? Q – Are you contemplating beginning a career in the exciting world of teaching?   If YES... We have a perfect role for you!!!! Horizon Teachers is currently working with an Ofsted Rated Good Boys School in the borough of Tower Hamlets that are looking for enthusiastic and proactive graduates to become teaching assistants What will be offered to you; Experience as a TA/LSA with KS3,4 & 5 students Support in developing within a Good or Outstanding School Exposure working with SEN students An Outstanding working environment Support into pursuing a career into teaching Safeguarding and Behaviour Management Training provided by Horizon Teachers Job Description Working alongside teachers to offer support with small groups of students and on a 1 to 1 basis Support the classroom teacher in managing behaviour Preparing university applications for GCSE students Mentoring targeted students that are passionate about learning Working with SEN and challenging students to improve their learning in and out of the classroom Building rapport with staff and students The role would suit Graduates considering a career in teaching The School Assessed by Ofsted as Outstanding in all aspects Very high achieving school University school School 11-19 years Prides themselves on developing and supporting support staff into pursuing a career in teaching Excellent reputation in London Challenging behaviour is not a major problem at the school A focus on achievement and rapidly growing Passion about supporting new staff on their career move and progression Friendly and supportive members of staff Interested? APPLY NOW with an updated copy of your CV where you will be contacted (if shortlisted). 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon -  

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Barnet Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ School April/May start  £60 - £80 per day Are you an enthusiastic, proactive graduate looking for a new and exciting role within the education sector this year? Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside an outstanding rated secondary school in the borough of Barnet who are looking for a proactive graduate to join their friendly and welcoming school as a teaching assistant. The school prides itself on; delivering a broad curriculum that promotes academic excellence and exceptional progress across the ability range, fostering a spirit of kindness, tolerance and responsibility which will allow each student to grow in character as an individual and as a community member while encouraging students to progress to higher education. The school isn’t new to achieving exam results above the national average and this is due to the hard work put in by their experienced staffing teams, so you will have a good idea of what it takes to maintain high standards. As a teaching assistant you will be required to help out around the classroom in either group exercises or on a 1-1 basis with students who may need extra support. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘The thoughtful, insightful and effective leadership of the headteacher leaders to a common shared vision for excellence, The headteacher and senior leaders provide a strong and positive model of high expectations for colleagues and students to adopt, they plan strategically with governors to ensure the highest standards as the school develops, Teaching is outstanding it enthuses and engages students it is skillfully delivered and focuses on the learning needs of individuals students’. To be successful in your application you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Great organizational skills Positive can do attitude Enthusiastic in everything you do Ability to engage with and inspire young people This fantastic opportunity is due to start in April/May and will initially be until the end of the academic year, if this sounds of interest to yourself then please apply with an updated copy of your CV. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Enfield Ofsted ‘Outstanding school April/May Start £60 - £80 Per day Are you an enthusiastic, proactive graduate who is looking for an exciting new role in the world of education? Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside an outstanding rated school in the borough of Enfield who is looking for a proactive graduate to join their school as a teaching assistant. The school prides itself on being in the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in England which is down to the hard work put in by their friendly experienced staffing team. Their mission is to offer a positive presence in Enfield with a comprehensive curriculum delivered in their modern facilities, equipping students with the ability to meet the challenges of the 21st century confidently, and with high spiritual and moral standards. As a teaching assistant you will be required to support the class teacher throughout the day, helping out students in group exercise’s or on a 1-1 basis for those students who need extra support, this is a great opportunity for an individual who is looking to become a teacher in the future as the skills and experience you will gain will be invaluable. You will be working very closely with experienced teachers who will be able to offer you knowledge that will be second to none. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘The headteacher is inspirational, leaders at all levels including governors have the highest expectations and ambition for pupils, they have turned this ambition into a reality pupils at the school achieve exceptionally well, Disadvantaged pupils consistently achieve highly across the curriculum, their attainment and progress including for the most able disadvantaged pupils are well above those of other pupils nationally’. To be successful in your application you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Positive can do attitude Great organisational skills Enthusiastic in everything you do Ability to engage with and inspire young people This great opportunity is due to start in April/May and will initially be until the end of the academic year, if this sounds of interest to yourself then please apply with an updated copy of your CV. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant ASAP Start Ofsted ‘Good school Waltham forest £60 - £80 Per day Are you a graduate who is looking for a new and exciting new role this year within the education sector? Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside a good school based in the borough of Waltham Forest who is looking to appoint an enthusiastic graduate to join their staffing team. The school is looking for someone who understands the demands of pupils with a wide range of special needs, liaising with teachers to establish an appropriate learning environment for those pupils requiring support, you will be working with and supported by an experienced team of teachers and leaders. The school prides itself on encouraging and challenging each pupil through a broad and balanced curriculum, outstanding resources and high-quality learning experiences ensuring everyone develops resilience leading to success in the classroom and beyond, they include everybody in their vision and support staff and pupils being self-aware, self-motivated and independent while creating an all-round safe and comfortable experience allowing self-confidence to thrive. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘Most students start school with average skills but a significant minority have lower than expected levels of reading and writing skills, they make good progress to achieve above average results overall in GCSE examinations, Behaviour is good students are polite, courteous and enjoy coming to school a great deal, their attitudes to learning are positive and they feel safe at school’. To be successful in your application your will have the following; Educated to a degree level Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Positive can do attitude Great organisational skills Enthusiastic in everything you do This fantastic opportunity is due to start ASAP and will initially be until the end of the academic year, if this sounds of interest to yourself then please apply with an updated copy of your CV. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon  

Graduate Spanish Teaching Assistant

£21,000 - £22,000 per annum
Graduate Spanish Teaching AssistantBrentPermanent position£21,000 per annumSeptember 2018 startAre you wanting a Graduate Teaching Assistant role?Do you want to earn over £21,000 per year as a TA? Do you have a Languages (Spanish) Degree from a Russell Group University?If yes then Horizon Teachers has the role for you. Horizon Teachers is working with a large Outstanding School in West London who are looking to employ a recent graduate to work as a Teaching Assistant in the Languages Department with a focus on Spanish. The role is a permanent position with outstanding training on offer for all Teaching Assistants. This is an outstanding role and would lead on to a role in Teaching should you desire. The Role:• Graduate Teaching Assistant role working with students in years 7 to 13. • Teaching Assistant working within the Spanish department.• Working with students in Small groups and on a one to one basis in the Spanish department. • Permanent position with an excellent salary. • Excellent training and development. The school is an outstanding school with an excellent reputation in the local area and also across London. Results at the school are the highest in the borough and 90% of the students achieved A* - C in 2017. The English department have excellent results and are now looking for an additional member of staff who would be able to join as a teaching assistant. What the school are looking for;• A regent Languages Graduate from a Russell Group University. • A motivated and dynamic individual looking for a Teaching Assistant• Someone with the desire to progress in education and possibly become a teacher in the future. In Return you will receive;• An excellent starting salary• A fixed term contract with the school• Outstanding training from the school• The potential to train as a teacher at the school in 2018. • A great professional working environment. • Route into teaching through the schools training provider. Please apply for this position ASAP as the school would like to interview ASAP and appoint for a September start. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant  Harrow Ofsted ‘Good school April 2018 Start £60-£80 Per day. Are you an enthusiastic and proactive graduate who is looking for a graduate role that can offer you fantastic experience? Horizon Teachers is working with a Good secondary school based in Harrow who is looking for additional graduate teaching assistants to join their welcoming staffing team. The schools objective is to provide all students with a first class education because they believe that a solid education is vital in today’s world, they recognise that every student has different needs and it’s their job to meet them, They not only educate students about life they prepare them for life whatever the students ambition, it’s their aim to give them the best possible start. The school realises the importance of recognising outstanding student achievement and effort and do just that by holding a variety of awards on a year basis. Noted by Ofsted in their latest report ‘Students make good progress and are successful in their GCSE examinations, the majority of the students arrive in the school with below-average English and literacy skills and make up ground quickly, Students who benefit from the pupil premium make especially good progress, The principals highly effective leadership is supported by a strong team of senior staff and governors, The improving trend in students’ results show that the academy has the necessary expertise to make achievement and teaching outstanding’. To be considered for this role you will have the following; A degree Excellent organisational skills Available to work from Easter Positive can do attitude Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) This fantastic role is due to start ASAP and will be initially until the end of the academic year with the possibility of being offered a permanent role. If this sounds of interest to yourself and you can see yourself enhancing children’s education then please apply with an updated copy of your CV. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon   

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant East London ASAP Start Ofsted ‘Outstanding school £60 - £80 Per Day Are you passionate about education and are looking for flexible work as a teaching assistant? Maybe you want to become a teacher in the future and need to gain the necessary experience and skills required to make a real difference? Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside an outstanding rated school based in Waltham forest who are currently looking for motivated teaching assistants to join their dedicated, dynamic staffing team from Easter. The school has strong values and pride themselves on; A commitment to instilling high aspirations, a desire to learn and ambition to achieve, A personalised approach to securing excellence stemming from a passionate belief that each individual is unique, special and capable of rising above perceived limitations, a strong core of tenacity, self-respect and self-belief that inspires each student to become the best person they can be while having a commitment to charitable endeavours and making a difference to the world. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘The Headteachers excellent leadership and high expectations have led to the school developing and sustaining outstanding practice since it opened in 2014, Behaviour is impeccable as ‘go getter’ pupils are disciplined and keen to learn so their attendance is consistently high, they uphold strong moral values and are polite and respectful to each other, staff and visitors, Work in pupils’ books and validated assessments shows that pupils make rapid progress from different starting points which is significantly above national averages in all subjects, Parents express a high level of satisfaction with the school’s work and commitment to pupils, leaders alertness to safeguarding concerns means that pupils are safe from harm, leaders and staff are responsive to pupils needs’. To be successful in your application you must have the following; A Degree Great attention to detail Passionate about education The ability to engage with and inspire young people Good communication both verbal and written Excellent organisational skills Positive can do attitude Your daily duties will consist of the following; Supporting the classroom teacher as instructed Maintaining classroom discipline Helping to ensure good learning takes place in every lesson Being a positive role model for all students at all times Building rapport with staffing teams and students This fantastic opportunity is due to start ASAP and would be flexible in regards to the days worked, the right person may also be offered a permanent contract. If this sounds of interest to yourself and you can see yourself enhancing children’s education then please apply with an updated CV. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon   

Graduate Teaching Assistants

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Enfield Ofsted ‘Good School September 2018 Start £60 - £80 Per Day Are you a proactive, forward thinking graduate who is looking to become a teacher in the future and wants the best possible experience? Here at Horizon teachers we are working with a good secondary school who are looking for Graduates to join their friendly staffing team as teaching assistants. This role is the perfect opportunity for a graduate who is looking to become a teacher as the experience you will gain will be invaluable. You will be working closely with the classroom teachers on a daily basis to help with the extra needs some students may require (SEN), attending staff meetings and if you have a passion the school will allow you to hold after school clubs, the school offers teacher training to graduates who display the skills and personality to make a fantastic teacher. Their vision as a school is to form young people of competence, conscience and compassion which you could be a key part of. Originally founded in 1894 they are very proud of their rich history of providing a sound, intellectual and technological formation, not as an end in itself but as an aid to the fullest possible development of each individual student. Noted by Ofsted in their latest report ‘The Headteacher and senior leaders are precise in their evaluation of the school and are without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement, consequently leaders have created an ethos for education that is shared by staff and one that pupils value’ The right graduate will ideally be working within the department that best suits your Degree for example if you have a Degree in a science subject you will be working within the science department. To be successful for this role you will need to have the following; A degree A positive can do attitude Passionate about becoming a future teacher Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Ability to engage with and inspire young people Excellent organisational skills Experience of working with children (Not essential but desired) This fantastic opportunity is due to start in September 2018 and will initially be on a 1 year fixed term contract with the right staff being offered Teacher training through the school to help you make your dream career a reality. If this role sounds like its perfect for you then apply with an updated copy of your CV to Daryl at Horizon Teachers. 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon