Teaching Assistant

£85 - £110 per day
Inner London, Inner London - North, Inner London - West
Long term
Start date: September 2024
Horizon Teachers are working with a forward-thinking and inclusive primary school based in Westminster, assisting in their search to expand their support team.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting children with various needs within mainstream and specialist classrooms. You will work closely with an experienced team to provide personalised care and education, enabling students to thrive in a mainstream school setting.

What will your responsibilities be?
  • Work alongside the class teacher and support staff, supporting students in and out of the classroom.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Undertake tasks within the classroom to assist the teacher and children.
  • Supervise during lunch time and breaks.
  • Monitor and record the progress, communicating effectively with the relevant staff.
  • Attend training sessions and workshops to enhance knowledge and skills related to supporting children with complex needs.

What do the school require from you?
  • Experience working with children in an EYFS or Primary settings.
  • Experience supporting children with SEND, either in a personal or educational capacity.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Confident and able to use your initiative.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children with special needs.
  • Knowledge of relevant safeguarding policies and procedures.

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 Teacher referrals.
  • We are one of the highest rated agencies with 4.8* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.

One of the best agencies in London. Horizon got me working in a school within 5 days of registering. The staff are all super helpful and committed to finding the right school for you. - 5 Star google 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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