Higher Level Teaching Assistant

£100 - £140 per day
Inner London, Inner London - East, Outer London, Outer London - East
Daily supply
Start date: April 2024
Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Havering Primary Schools

Location: Havering, London, UK

About Us:
At Horizon Teachers, we're dedicated to connecting passionate educators with rewarding opportunities in schools across London. Our focus is on building strong relationships with both schools and candidates to ensure the best possible match for everyone involved.

Position Overview:
Horizon Teachers is currently seeking a committed Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team and support primary schools in Havering. As an HLTA, you'll play a crucial role in aiding teaching and learning, working closely with teachers to create a positive and inclusive educational experience for students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and deliver engaging lessons that meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Lead small group interventions and provide targeted support to students requiring additional assistance.
  • Assist in assessing student progress and contribute to monitoring their academic development.
  • Create a supportive classroom environment where all students feel valued and encouraged.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of behaviour management strategies to promote positive conduct.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, parents, and external agencies to ensure student well-being and success.


  • Relevant qualifications, such as a Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant certificate or equivalent.
  • Prior experience working as a Teaching Assistant in a primary school setting, with a solid understanding of the UK National Curriculum.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Proactive and adaptable approach to supporting teaching and learning, with a willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and a readiness to engage in further training opportunities.


  • Competitive daily rate reflecting experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within a supportive environment.
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young learners and contribute to their educational journey.

Why Horizon Teachers?
  • We offer a FREE safeguarding course online to support you in your work in an educational setting!
  • Earn up to £200 in vouchers of your choice for successful referrals.
  • We are currently having our busiest year & placing more staff than ever before!

What do our teachers say about us?
The agency found me a job immediately, Josephine has always been great, always very easy to get in touch with if I ever have any concerns. Honestly, I haven't had any issues with the agency whatsoever, they've been supportive and reachable throughout and I have recommended them to friends.

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, the South East, the Midlands and the North of England. 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.