Teaching Assistant

£84 - £110 per day
Inner London, Inner London - East
Long term
Start date: September 2024
Horizon Teachers are working with an inclusive Primary School located in the heart of Waltham Forest. This school is committed to providing high-quality education for their students, fostering a safe and nurturing environment, and promoting a love of learning. They are now seeking a dedicated and passionate Teaching Assistant to join their KS1 team and contribute to the success of their school.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the class teachers and students in their educational journey. You will work closely with the teaching staff to create a positive and engaging learning environment, provide 1:1 or small group support to students, and assist in various classroom activities.

What will your responsibilities be?
  • Support teachers in delivering engaging lessons.
  • Provide 1:1 or small group support to pupils, including those with special educational needs.
  • Assist with classroom management and behaviour management.
  • Prepare and set up lessons and activities.
  • Encourage a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.
  • Help maintain an organised classroom environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other staff members to ensure the well-being and academic progress of pupils.

What do you need to be successful in this role?
  • A good understanding of the National Curriculum.
  • Experience working with children in an educational setting is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Why work with Horizon Teachers?
  • Very competitive rates and we pay the permanent equivalent after 12 weeks at the school.
  • A team of specialist education consultants with many years of experience and including many ex-teachers.
  • Earn up to £150 in vouchers of your choice for successful referrals.
  • We are one of the highest rated agencies with 4.8* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.

My experience with Horizon team have been excellent since day one. They were super helpful in finding me suitable positions. They listened & considered what days & timings I wanted. - 5 star review


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. 

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