JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you looking for a rewarding role in an Ofsted ‘Good’ school?

This thriving school in the East London Borough of Newham is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join them as soon as possible.

The role will consist of working with a child who is visually impaired. You will support him with his learning and provide assistance when required. It is necessary to know how to read in braille and some experience working with children is highly desirable. You will be supported by the class teacher and the other teaching assistant in the classroom, along with the rest of the staff team.

The school itself is large, friendly and welcoming. It aims to promote children’s independence and encourage them to believe in themselves and participate as active members of our community. It also intends to provide a high quality education, upholding the highest possible standards of learning for every child. Providing equal opportunities and experiences to all children is an important ethos held at the school, along with the enrichment of the lives of the pupils through fostering respect and understanding of all cultures and traditions.

It is a long term role with the possibility of becoming permanent.

What Horizon Teachers can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates through PAYE or umbrella payroll companies
  • Get up to £200 worth of vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend to work with us
  • The chance to work closely with consultants who specialise in the education sector

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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Economics Graduate

£60 - £90 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant – Economics Graduate Hounslow Outstanding Secondary School Full-time Long-term Easter 2019 start £60-90 per day Are you considering a career in education? Do you have a recent Economics degree? Have you got experience of working with young people? Horizon Teachers are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and proactive Economics Graduate to join an outstanding secondary school as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. The role is to support students 1-2-1 and in small groups as they complete work set by teaching staff. You will be working closely and alongside teaching staff within the Economics Department. The school has a vibrant learning community where staff are friendly, welcoming and encouraging. You will be offered support, guidance and training on the job. A Graduate Teaching Assistant role is ideal for those considering a career in education and for those looking to gain or expand on their classroom experience. The school offers an excellent teacher training scheme that will be offered to the right individual.   To apply for the role of a Graduate Teaching Assistant you will: Have a degree ( a 2:1 is desirable) Have a proactive and positive ‘can do’ attitude Have excellent communication skills Have experience of working with young people Support students 1-2-1 with tasks set by teaching staff Supervise group activities Liaise with teaching staff Be offered training and support Why Horizon Teachers? We have specialised in successfully placing teachers and support staff into Secondary Schools across London and the South East for over 10 years. We have a team of dedicated consultants who offer support, guidance and consultative advice, always in your best interests (Please look at our Google reviews!). We offer up to £200 in vouchers if you refer a friend or colleague (or just someone you know!). Please apply as soon as possible by emailing an up to date CV to james@horizonteachers.com 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 -

School Food Technician - Immediate start

£70 - £110 per day
School Food Technician – Immediate start 11-19 mixed Secondary school Greenwich Full-time Immediate start £70-110 per day A great opportunity for a passionate, enthusiastic and proactive Food Technician to join a thriving Secondary school in Greenwich. This is brand new school that Horizon Teachers have worked closely with since its opening and it has superb modern state of the art facilities. The post is to start ASAP and you would be working closely with the Food Technology Teacher in KS3 lessons. The students are enthusiastic and keen to learn. The department you would be joining is close knit and supportive. Training and support will be offered on the role. The role is ideal for both a recent graduate in a food related subject, as well an experienced Food Technician. As a School Food Technician you will be: Assisting teaching staff with demonstration lessons and practicals Making arrangements for maintenance and repair services to equipment Promoting healthy eating Maintaining stock and breakage records, catalogues and user manuals Ordering, receiving and accounting for new stock and equipment The ideal candidate will: Have a degree (ideally in nutrition/food science) Have passion for food and experience of preparing it Enjoying working with young people Please apply as soon as possible with an up to date CV Why Horizon Teachers? We have specialised in successfully placing teaching and support staff into Secondary Schools across London and the South East for over 10 years. We have a team of dedicated consultants who offer support, guidance and consultative advice, always in your best interests (Please look at our Google reviews!). We offer up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague (or just someone you know!). 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 -

Year 5 Teaching Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
Horizon Teachers are looking for an experienced Year 5 Teaching Assistant for flexible teaching opportunities in East London.  “I have been with Horizon Teachers since December 2016, and it has by far been the best experience I could of hoped for! This was my first proper job, I work for both the primary and SEN team, and both have supported me and allowed me to develop my confidence and strength in the work place, and cater to all levels of experience. Reece is an incredible consultant, he always ensures that each placement I go to is somewhere I will enjoy and somewhere that will provide me with experience for my long terms career goals! He has provided me with many interviews for long term roles, and is always there to guide and provide me with career advice, to help me become the best TA I can. Horizon provide lots of different training workshops, tailored to all aspects of working with children, and in the classroom, to help you develop further professionally. My experience with them has and continues to be one the best, I would highly recommend them!” Primary TA, East London We are looking for Primary Teaching Assistant for schools in the Hackney, Tower Hamlets, and Newham areas.  We will offer you: Daily supply or short term blocks of work with local East London Primary Schools The chance to work with some genuinely lovely and welcoming Primary Schools who will ensure you are fully prepared for the day ahead, with plans left and support given Competitive and transparent pay rates, with a choice to be paid PAYE or via an umbrella company £60 - £85 daily rate Fully flexible work – Work as frequent or as little as you wish Approximately 60% of the supply work available is booked in advance. Meaning that you won’t be waiting by the phone at 7am every morning Desired but not essential Previous or current experience with participating in summer camps, volunteering experience, youth work or charity work would be admired. A musical, art or sporty background would be desired but not essential. We are looking for a Primary Year 5 Teaching Assistant who like to represent us and provide quality teaching, whilst building up your own relationships and contacts with local schools.   We’d love to hear from you to chat through the supply opportunities available in your local area. Please call Evelyn or Reece at Horizon Teachers to find out more on 0207 444 0009. 

Learning Support Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
Learning Support Assistant / Teaching Assistant- Mainstream Primary school in East London • Are you a graduate with a desire to work in schools? • Do you want to make a difference to children with Special Educational Needs? • Are you already a teaching assistant and would like to further your career and focus on SEN support? If so Horizon Teachers are working with a primary school who have a role for you starting ASAP for the duration of the summer term with a possibility of being extended and continuing into September. About the role: • As an LSA you will be working with individuals in the school who require additional learning support. • You may be working 1:1, planning activities and completing assessments under the guidance of the class teacher • The needs of the children could be: ASD, MLD, SpLD and Challenging Behaviour • Based in a key stage one class • Full time (Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.00pm)   About the school: • A two form entry school in zone 3 • Well resourced and committed to raising standards for all pupils • Inclusive and supportive school community About you: • A calm, kind and dedicated approach is required. • You will need to be able to use your own initiative as you may be working independently at times • Good communication is essential, as you will be working closely with the class teacher, SENCO, parents and possibly external agencies. • Have an understanding of how children learn and a desire to work with children • Any similar experience would be an advantage but not essential If you are interested in finding out more about this roles, contact us now with your current 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.

Teaching Assistant

£7 - £9 per hour
Teaching Assistant - Excellent Opportunity - ASAP startSchool - Excellent Outer London SchoolAge Range - 11 - 18 mixed abilityLocation - Hillingdon - Easy transport links to Ealing and central LondonProgression - Possible School Direct Training on offer in 2019Start - ASAPInterviews to take place ASAPAre you looking for a role as a Teaching Assistant?Do you want to work in supportive team of Teaching Assistants?Do you have Teaching Assistant experience or are you a recent graduate looking for a role to gain experience in a school?Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside a Good Secondary school, helping them staff their support department with passionate Teaching Assistants. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a great school and work with supportive staff. The role is to start ASAP and the school will appoint as soon as strong CVs are received.The role of Teaching Assistant consists of supporting pupils for the ages of 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 ability. The School is a mid sized mixed Secondary school with good public transport links as well as a large car park that staff are able to use. They were graded as good in their last two Ofsted reports and pupil progress and support was seen as an area of real strength. The current team of Teaching Assistants work well together and the successful applicant will be well supported and join a friendly hard working team.This role would suit recent Graduates looking to gain experience in schools as well as experienced TAs looking for a new challenge. For all staff training is offered so no matter what level of experience please apply with an up to date CV.The school wish to interview 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. Enhancing Children's Education.

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£65 - £75 per day
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£10 - £12 per hour
Admin Assistant Newham ASAP Start £10 - £12 per hour Large Secondary School Horizon Teachers is looking to appoint an excellent experienced administrative assistant, to work full time in a busy main school office. The role would require an individual who has; Experienced and skilled in using Windows and Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook Experienced and skilled in using SIMS. Experienced in working in an office with exceptional organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise tasks, and manage own workload Proficient in using Google Able to communicate effectively with parents, staff and secondary school pupils High standards of literacy and numeracy skills A cheerful friendly disposition that can cope with a busy school office The role is to work in a large Secondary school and would suit an experienced administrator. Please apply ASAP as the school with to appoint as soon as applications are received.   

Graduate Learning Support Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Learning Support Assistant Uxbridge £60 - £80 per day Easter start Mixed 11-18 Are you a recent graduate or perhaps and experienced TA/LSA looking for an exciting new opportunity? Horizon Teachers is currently working with a well-known secondary school in Uxbridge (Borough of Hillingdon) who are looking to grow their support staff team which you could be a part of. The school is very popular and oversubscribed mixed six form entry, 11-18 comprehensive school situated in a pleasant residential area in North West London, bordering Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The school have a track record of real success at all key stages, in 2018 79% of students achieved grades 9-4 in both English and Maths at GCSE and they are consistently ranked in the top 10% of all schools nationally for progress measures and attainment, at A-level 25% if all grades were A* - A and 53% A*-B. The role will mainly be to provide classroom supervision during the short term absence of subject teachers and support student learning, this is an ideal opportunity for candidates who may wish to enter teacher training in the future or apply previous experience of working with young people. To be successful in your application you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Have a good sense of humour Have resilience and show initiative Be flexible, adaptable, creative and resourceful Some experience of working with children and/ or young people would be an advantage Excellent communication skills Available for an Easter start Fantastic attention to detail. This fantastic opportunity is due to start at the end of April (Easter Term) and will until the end of the academic year, if you feel you are the right person for the role then please apply 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.                                               

Nursery Nurse wanted in 'Outstanding' children's centre based in Islington

£9 - £13 per day
This Outstanding' children's centre is part of mainstream school seeking to bring on board a passionate, dedicated and flexible qualified full time nursery nurse. To give support to other team members throughout the nursery. To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children.As the ideal candidate you will:• Be ambitious and enthusiastic• Ideally level 3 qualified in childcare • Would consider level 2 qualified• Doing observation, planning and report writing on children • Responsible for key children• Liaising with parent• Must have a good knowledge of EYFS• Working with pre schools• Must be available full timeThe school offers:• A competitive salary •£9 - £12.50 per hour dependant on experience• Flexible shift work on weekly rotation 8:00 - 16:00, 9:00 - 17:00, or 10:00 -18:00• Great location with good public transport linksLocation: Finsbury Park short walk from stationThis role will start as soon as they find right person until the end of academic year.Permanent position to be offered from September 2019 if you do well in this position.To be considered for this exciting and unique role, please apply with an up to date C.V. Alternatively give Evelyn at Horizon Teachers a call on 0207 444 0009.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. Enhancing Children's Education.

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Russell Group Graduate

£60 - £90 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant – Russell Group graduate Lambeth Long-term Full-time Secondary school September 2019 £60-90 per day Are you graduating from University in 2019? Do you aspire to teach? Horizon Teachers are currently seeking enthusiastic, ambitious and proactive Russell Group Graduates to join Secondary Schools in September 2019 as Graduate Teaching Assistants. The role is to liaise with teaching staff, support students with SEN 1-2-1 and in small groups whilst they complete work. The role is ideal for those looking to gain or expand on their classroom experience, and for those that are considering a career in education. As a Graduate Teaching Assistant you will: Have a degree (minimum 2:1 from a Russell Group University is desirable)  Have a proactive and positive ‘can do’ attitude Have excellent communication skills Have experience of working with young people Support students 1-2-1 with tasks set by teaching staff Supervise group activities Liaise with teaching staff Be offered training and support Why Horizon Teachers? We have specialised in successfully placing Graduate Teaching Assistants into Secondary Schools across London and the South East for over 10 years. We have a team of dedicated consultants who offer support, guidance and consultative advice, always in your best interests (Please look at our Google reviews!). We offer up to £200 in vouchers if you refer a friend or colleague (or just someone you know!). Please apply as soon as possible by sending an up to date CV to james@horizonteachers.com 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 –

Exam Invigilator - ASAP Start

£9 - £10 per hour
Exam Invigilator South East London £9-10 per hour Are you an exam invigilator who is looking for flexible part time work? Experienced and passionate about the job? Horizon Teachers are currently working with Secondary schools in London and the surrounding Home Counties that require ad-hoc Exam Invigilators. The role will be ideal for someone who is looking for extra days work or for someone who is looking for experience within schools. You may be required to provide one-to-one or small group based assistance. This will include providing written support from the pupil’s dictation only, or verbal dictation of examination questions, or pupils written answers only. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of secondary level education exams, distributing and collecting papers, escorting pupils if required and ensuring that pupils are adhering to the examination standard guidelines at all times. The successful applicant will have: Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Good attention to detail Experience of working in a school (desired) Positive can do attitude Your daily duties will consist of: Maintaining a calm exam environment Ensuring the examination is conducted according to guidelines set out by JCQ Reporting on any unexpected events during the course of an examination Invigilating external examination according to an agreed timetable Reporting to the examination office 30 minutes before the exam is due to start Marking against registers as required Checking exam desks for graffiti and removing where possible, any unused exam papers and answer booklets must be returned to the exams manager Liaising with the examinations manager Placing pupils’ work in examination number order, checking against the attendance register and handing to the exams manager. This opportunity is open for people who are available immediately and have flexible availability to cover exams as needed. If this sounds of interest to yourself and you can see yourself making a positive difference 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