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.​

18 Jobs

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Science/Maths

£18,200 - £18,200 per annum
Graduate Teaching AssistantScience and Maths Graduates WantedOne Year contract£18200 per annum.September 2018 startASAP InterviewDo you want to work in an Outstanding Secondary School in Hounslow? Are you interested in teaching Maths or Science in the future? Do you want to work as a Teaching Assistant for one year before Teacher Training? Horizon Teachers is currently working with an Outstanding Secondary School in West London who are in need of a Graduate Teaching Assistant to start in September 2018. The role is supporting students with a specific focus on Science or Maths. This is a graduate position and you must be have a degree and a passion for Maths or Science. A degree in either maths or Science is not essential but A Levels in the subject will be needed. The School wish to appoint someone who:Is a recent Graduate looking to work as a Teaching Assistant for one year,Has a passion for Science or Maths and has studied this at A Level.Is passionate and able to pass this on to others.Is looking to become a teacher in the future.Is able to support students in their learning.If you are a recent graduate and are looking to work as a Teaching Assistant in a Secondary School please send an updated CV ASAP. The school is located in West London and would be a great start into Teaching for the right person. 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 Waltham Forest September 2018 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 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 Learning Support Assistant

£13,748 - £14,460 per annum
Graduate LSA Redbridge 1 Year fixed contract Ofsted Good school £13,748 - £14,460 PA  Are you a recent graduate who is looking to become a teacher of the future and is keen to gain some key experience in the field? Horizon Teachers is currently working with an Ofsted rated Good school in Redbridge who are looking for enthusiastic graduates to join them as learning support assistants. The role of an LSA is to provide valuable support to pupils with special needs, including low-level literacy and numeracy, communication and emotional issues (involves in-class support and individual work to address learning targets) The schools core purpose is to create an inclusive community of successful learners this is achieved through the following; giving each individual the opportunity to achieve the maximum of his/her ability and to develop lively enquiring and reflective minds, To give meaning and enjoyment to the students’ present learning experience and to encourage self-motivation, enterprise and a commitment to lifelong learning while providing equal opportunities for development for all members of the school community. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘Pupils’ outcomes are improving, successive year groups make better progress as a result of more effective and consistent teaching across most subjects, Pupils receive high-quality teaching is most lessons, which accelerates their progress particularly in 16 to 19 study programmes in the sixth form, A well-skilled team closely monitors pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities and teachers who plan to meet those pupils’ needs, Pupils’ progress is tracked closely and the inclusion centre is well equipped to support pupils’ pastoral needs’. To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Positive can do attitude Excellent organisational skills The ability to engage with and inspire young people Good communication both written and verbal Passionate about education Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Great attention to detail This fantastic opportunity is due to start in September 2018 for the whole academic year through to July 2019 with the right person being offered a permanent contract through the school, if this sounds of interest to yourself 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 Learning Support Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
Learning Support Assistant Enfield Long Term Ofsted Outstanding school £60 - £85 Per day Are you a recent graduate looking for a new and exciting opportunity working within a well-known school? Horizon Teachers is currently working with an outstanding secondary school in Enfield who are looking for passionate enthusiastic graduate support staff to join them on a long term basis, The school prides itself of being a high performing 11-19 mixed school that seeks to provide the highest quality of education and the highest standard of academic susses for its students, They place emphasis on all areas of the curriculum being highly successful. Young people are valued, having very high expectations from all their students while showing they care. There are four key responsibilities by which will make a significant contribution to the achievement and wellbeing of students; To improve the attendance of identified students To improve the behaviour and wellbeing of students To support students who are experiencing learning difficulties To support learning at the school Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘Overall, standards are exceptionally high and achievement is outstanding. Standards have risen considerably since the last inspection and are well above local and national averages, the school consistently exceeds its targets, When students enter the school their standards are above average, the make very good progress so by the time the take their GCSEs they achieve standards well above average, 76% of students gained five or more GCSEs at the highest grades. To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Enthusiastic in everything you do Experience of working with children (Desired) Excellent communication skills The ability to engage with and inspire young people Great attention to detail Passionate about education This fantastic opportunity is due to start in September 2018 for the whole academic year which ends in July 2019 with the right person being 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 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 Assistants

£60 - £90 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant North West London £60 - £90 per day Long Term/ Fixed term Contract September 2018 Start Are you a recent graduate who is passionate about becoming a future teacher and are looking for relevant experience to put you in the best positon to make this a reality? Horizon teachers is currently working with a number of secondary schools in North West London who offer exactly this, they are looking for energetic and enthusiastic graduates to join them on long term supply basis (1 year) or a 1 year fixed term contract with the potential of doing your teacher training directly through the school. As a graduate teaching assistant/ Intern your daily duties will help you gain valuable classroom experience, get a better understanding of the school curriculum while learning from experienced classroom teachers, these duties will include working alongside teachers to offer support with small groups of students on a 1-1 basis, supporting the classroom teacher in managing behaviour, mentoring targeted students that are passionate about learning. Working with SEN (Special Educational Needs) and challenging students to improve their learning in and out of the classroom while building rapport with staff and students The role will be supporting pupils who’s ages range from 11-16 in and out of lessons, you will be working in various subject areas and providing support to individual students as well as small groups of pupils, You will be a key link between pupils and the teaching staff and have a real impact on pupils progress, The ideal teaching assistant will have passion, commitment and a drive to work with pupils of all abilities. To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you will have the following; Educated to a degree level (Essential) Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Excellent communication skills Positive can do attitude Enthusiastic in everything you do Ability to engage with and inspire young people Full time availability from September These fantastic opportunities are due to start in September 2018 and will initially be for the whole academic year with the right people being asked to stay on at the school. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who is passionate about becoming a future teacher of the future as the skills you will gain will be invaluable. 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-                                      

ICT/Computing Graduate intern

£21,000 - £22,000 per annum
Computing/ICT Graduate InternBrent/WembleyPermanent position£21,200 per annum to startSeptember 2018Are you a recent ICT or Computing Graduate?Are you thinking of a role within Education and possibly teaching in the future?Do you want to earn over £21,000 per year with great opportunity for progression? If yes… Horizon Teachers has the role for you;Horizon Teachers is working with an Outstanding School in West London who are looking to employ a graduate to work within the ICT/Computing department as a graduate intern. The role is a permanent position with outstanding training on offer for you to progress to become a teacher in the future if desired. This is an outstanding role in an outstanding School.The Role:• Graduate Intern working with students in years 7 to 13 in Computing and ICT. • Supporting students within ICT and Computing lessons as directed by the teachers.• Working with students in Small groups and on a one to one basis where needed.• Teaching Computing and ICT to students in KS3, following session plans and lesson structure• Enthusing students in all areas of ICT and computing• Permanent position with an excellent salary starting at £21,200. • Excellent training and development for all staff, continued professional development.The School:The school is an outstanding school with an excellent reputation in the local area and also across London and the UK. Results at the school are the highest in the borough and 90% of the students achieved A* - C in 2017. The Computing department delivers GCSE and A Level Computing so experience of this is essential. The school are looking for a graduate of Computer Science or ICT who has a passion for the subject. What the school are looking for;• A regent ICT or Computing Graduate, graduation between 2016 and 2018. • A motivated and dynamic individual looking for a role where they can pass on their knowledge.• 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 of £21,200• A fixed term or permanent contract with the school• Outstanding training from the school• The potential to train as a teacher at the school in 2018/2019. • A great professional working environment. • Route into teaching through the schools training provider. Please apply for this position now as the school would like to interview outstanding individuals 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

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Location - Tower Hamlets - E1 Salary - £60 - £90 per day School - Outstanding 11 - 18 School Start - ASAP or September 2018  Teaching Assistant - Regent Graduate - Training opportunities ASAP/September start An Outstanding Inner London School is looking to employ a passionate and motivated Graduate Teaching Assistant to join their large team of support staff. This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of London’s top schools, work alongside excellent teachers, develop skills that can be used in a future teaching career and engage with, motivate and make a difference to student’s achievement.  The school is looking for motivated graduates who will be able to support students at the school with a focus in Humanities, English, Maths or Science. The position would suit someone with a recent degree and strong A Levels. You will be working as directed by the Head of Department and the SENCO. The timetable will be to support students from year 7 through to year 13, you will experience GCSE and A Level teaching so this role would be ideal for anyone looking to progress into teaching in the future. You will support in class but also work with students in small targeted intervention groups. The school achieved `Outstanding` in its last Ofsted inspection. Students achieve above the national average in GCSE and A Level results. This is due to the hard work of teachers and also the continued support of teaching assistants who play a key role in monitoring progress as well as providing continued support to all students.  Teaching assistants at the school will be provided with regular training sessions and continued professional development. The school may also be able to offer teacher training positions and current teaching assistants have benefitted from this and are moving into teacher training having completed a year as a teaching assistant. Due to this extensive training no school experience is needed but will be looked at favourably.  Please apply for this position immediately with an up to date CV as the school with to appoint ASAP.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Pupils Support Location - Tower Hamlets Salary - £60 - £90 per day School - Outstanding 11 - 18 School Start - September 2018 An Outstanding Inner London School is looking to employ a passionate and motivated Graduate Teaching Assistant to join their large team of support staff. This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of London's top schools, work alongside excellent teachers, develop skills that can be used in a future teaching career and engage with, motivate and make a difference to student's achievement. The school is looking for motivated graduates who will be able to support students at the school with a focus in Humanities. The position would suit someone with a recent degree and strong A Levels. You will be working as directed by the Head of Department and the SENCO. The timetable will be to support students from year 7 through to year 13, you will experience GCSE and A Level teaching so this role would be ideal for anyone looking to progress into teaching in the future. You will support in class but also work with students in small targeted intervention groups. The school achieved `Outstanding` in its last Ofsted inspection. Students achieve above the national average in GCSE and A Level results. This is due to the hard work of teachers and also the continued support of teaching assistants who play a key role in monitoring progress as well as providing continued support to all students. Teaching assistants at the school will be provided with regular training sessions and continued professional development. The school may also be able to offer teacher training positions and current teaching assistants have benefitted from this and are moving into teacher training having completed a year as a teaching assistant. Due to this extensive training no school experience is needed but will be looked at favourably. Please apply for this position immediately with an up to date CV as the school with to appoint 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.

Science Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
Are you fascinated by Science? Have you recently graduated from university, and are looking for the next step in your career? Would you like to train as a Science Teacher in the future? About you: Recent graduate in any Science discipline Genuine passion for Science Enthusiastic, passionate and sensitive to others needs Able to remain calm under pressure and prioritise what needs to be done Desire to train as a teacher in the near future Your daily role as a Teaching Assistant will be very varied, and no two days are ever the same! In a typical day, you may be supporting a pupil on a 1:1 basis, supervising lunchtime activities, providing feedback to the teacher about pupil progress, and helping to prepare resources for lessons the next day. Other days may involve accompanying pupils on school trips, or leading activities with small groups of pupils with additional learning needs. Working as a Teaching Assistant is an excellent way to gain experience in the classroom, and we are working with ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ schools across London who are keen to meet with Graduate TAs for a September 2018 start. The benefits of a career in Secondary education: Clear career progression Ongoing professional development opportunities to support you on your journey Excellent work/life balance, with a working year of approximately 195 days Opportunity to inspire the next generation to love Science just as much as you do! A competitive salary, with opportunity to progress Apply today by calling the Secondary Team on 0207 444 0009 or click to apply via the website.

Maths Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
Are you passionate about making Maths accessible and engaging for the next generation? Have you recently graduated from university, and are looking for the next step in your career? Would you like to train as a Maths Teacher in the future? About you: Recent graduate in Mathematics / Physics Enthusiastic, passionate and empathetic Able to relate to pupils and make learning accessible Able to remain calm under pressure and problem solve Desire to train as a teacher in the near future In the role of a Teaching Assistant, no two days are ever the same! One day you may be supporting a pupil on a 1:1 basis in your subject specialism, supervising lunchtime activities, providing feedback to the teacher and the SENDCo, and helping to prepare resources for lessons. Other days may involve accompanying pupils on school trips, supporting GCSE pupils with exam preparation or leading activities with small groups of pupils outside of the main classroom setting. Working as a Teaching Assistant is an excellent way to gain experience in the classroom, and we are working with ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ schools across London who are keen to meet with Graduate TAs for a September 2018 start. The benefits of a career in Secondary education: Clear career progression Ongoing professional development opportunities to support you on your journey Excellent work/life balance, with a working year of approximately 195 days Opportunity to inspire the next generation to love your subject just as much as you do! A competitive salary, with opportunity to progress To take advantage of this promising opportunity, apply today by calling the Secondary Team on 0207 444 0009 or click to apply.

English Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
Have you recently graduated from university, and are looking for the next step in your career? Is English Literature / Language your favourite subject? Would you like to train as a Teacher in the future? About you: Recent graduate in English Enthusiastic, passionate and empathetic Able to remain calm under pressure and problem solve Desire to train as a teacher in the near future Your daily role as a Teaching Assistant will be very varied, and no two days are ever the same! In a typical day, you may be supporting a pupil on a 1:1 basis in your subject specialism, supervising lunchtime activities, providing feedback to the teacher and the SENDCo, and helping to prepare resources for lessons. Other days may involve accompanying pupils on school trips, or leading activities with small groups of pupils outside of the main classroom setting. Working as a Teaching Assistant is an excellent way to gain experience in the classroom, and we are working with ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ schools across London who are keen to meet with Graduate TAs for a September 2018 start. The benefits of a career in Secondary education: Clear career progression Ongoing professional development opportunities to support you on your journey Excellent work/life balance, with a working year of approximately 195 days Opportunity to inspire the next generation to love your subject just as much as you do! A competitive salary, with opportunity to progress To take advantage of this promising opportunity, apply today by calling the Secondary Team on 0207 444 0009 or click to apply.