Support Staff

We specialise in offering a variety of Support Staff jobs across Primary, Secondary and SEN & Alternative education. These typically include:

  • Classroom Support (Classroom Assistants, TAs and LSAs)
  • Mentors
  • Technicians
  • Cover Supervisors
  • School Management (Business managers, Administrators, Librarians, HR) 

We welcome applicants from different backgrounds and all levels of experience, including graduates. Whether you are looking for short-term or long-term work, we would be delighted to talk through any support staff roles that may be of interest to you.

Listed below are our current 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. 

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47 Jobs

Year Leader - Graduate position - September 2019

£21,000 - £24,000 per annum
Year Leader - Graduate positionOutstanding Secondary School£21,000 - £23,000 per annumSeptember 2019 startFixed term one year role.North West London - Excellent Transport LinksAre you graduating in the summer of 2019? Do you want to start a non teaching position in an Outstanding secondary school? Do you have the ability to motivate students?Horizon Teachers is working with an Outstanding Secondary School located in North West London who are looking for Year Leaders to work in their pastoral team. The school wish to appoint Graduates who will be finishing University in 2019. Individuals who will join and be able to work within the schools strong Pastoral Team and be working with Students on a day to day basis to ensure that all pupils progress in all of their school duties. The role is a Year Leader and would suit a recent strong graduate looking to work in Secondary School, it would also suit a graduate thinking about teaching or a school based career in the future. This is a fixed term contract for the year in the first instance but may lead to a permanent role in September 2020.The school is looking for a driven and caring recent Graduate with a strong academic background who can motivate and act as a role model to students. The Year Leader position involves coordinating students, tracking progress and delivering guidance to a whole year group. Working in a team is vital as you will be working in close partnership with other Year Leaders. You must be degree educated or graduating this summer, the school would be looking for graduates who are available to start in September 2019. The current year leaders at the school provide vital student support and are progressing into teacher training or further studies so the school now wishes to recruit.The ideal individual for this role would be;Degree Educated at a Russell Group University.Graduating in 2019. Passionate about Education and working with students in every Secondary School year.Be thinking about working as a teacher in the future or continuing to work in schools.Be an excellent communicator and be able to deliver prepared material to groups of students. Be available to interview ASAP.The school is a large, outstanding High achieving school where achievement is at the highest level. Pupil attainment is amongst the highest in London and the School is one of the top non-selective school in London. If you feel you have the attributes and skills for this role then please apply ASAP. In return the school will offer a great working environment, a strong starting salary and excellent opportunities for progression. 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.

Personal Assistant

£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Personal Assistant to the Head Teacher We are seeking to appoint an efficient, exceptionally well organised Personal Assistant to work directly for the Head Teacher, as well as providing support to the Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will have experience in a school setting as a Personal Assistant/other secretarial roles. It is a permanent role to start as soon as the right person is found. Applicants should have experience in an administrative role with a proven track record in secretarial tasks including: Acting as the first line of response for the Head Teacher’s communications, screening emails and telephone calls. The ability to communicate orally and through writing. Effective diary and appointment management. The ability to work under pressure and multi-task when required This school is focused on promoting high aspirations amongst its pupils. Pupil are encouraged to constantly explore different possibilities and become active learners. The school aims to create a culture of learning and mutual respect that enables pupils to develop into confident, independent learners, who are also considerate citizens. Staff have high expectations of all pupils and motivate them to work to their best ability in everything they do. Working with Horizon Teachers: We can help you find both permanent and flexible work The opportunity to work closely with consultants who specialise in the Education sector Refer a friend and earn up to £200 worth of vouchers

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Hillingdon Mixed 11-18 Easter start £60 - £90 per day Are you a recent graduate looking for an exciting role within the world of education? Horizon Teachers is currently working with a school in the borough of Hillingdon who are looking for a graduate with a keen interest in education to join their successful staffing team. The school is very proud of their learning environment and the high standards of achievement reached by all their students. They welcome students of all abilities and they seek the very vest from every student, irrespective of ability, their vision is achieving individual excellence in a caring community and they want all of their students to fulfil their potential and leave school successfully prepared for their next steps. The role would require you to work in the classroom supporting students, working within a committed and dedicated team whose aim is to support and develop the potential of students with special needs, you will mainly be assisting pupils with the development of communication, reading and writing skills, manual dexterity skills, basic educational skills and general curriculum activities as directed by the teacher/s to facilitate the pupils access to the curriculum and help them towards full integration. This role is ideal for anyone thinking of becoming a teacher in the near future as the skills and experience you will gain from this role will be second to none, if you see yourself in a position like this then don’t delay in your application. To be considered for this role you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Excellent communication skills Fantastic attention to detail Experience of working with young people (Desired not essential) Positive can do attitude Available for an Easter start The ability to engage with and inspire young people This fantastic opportunity is due to start in April (Easter Term) and will be until the end of the academic year, if you feel you are the right person for this 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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     -  Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon -  

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.

Early Years TA - Camden

£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
A thriving school in the North London Borough of Camden are seeking a Level 3 qualified Teaching Assistant to work with their Early Years classes. The school aims to provide a happy, safe and caring environment in which each and every child can develop. It works hard to achieve the highest standard of teaching and learning for all children, and ensures that every child is receiving equal opportunity to advance in their growth. Staff members make sure that children are motivated to reach their full potential, and also encourage them to ask lots of questions and become active learners. As a Teaching Assistant working with Early Years, you will be enthusiastic and passionate about working with young children. You will be dedicated to helping to give them the best possible start in life. You will have the responsibility of assisting the Class Teacher with stimulating the interests of the pupils through play and learning. You will be able to organise exciting and creative activities which will allow children to explore the environment around them. It is a term time, long term role. The successful candidate will: Be energetic and excited about working with young children Ideally have some experience as an Early Years Teaching Assistant Be Level 3 qualified Working with Horizon Teachers: We can help you find both permanent and flexible work The opportunity to work closely with consultants who specialise in the Education sector Refer a friend and earn up to £200 worth of vouchers

TA - Braille

£70 - £90 per day
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

Exam Invigilators - East London

£9 - £14 per hour
Exam Invigilators - Summer Exam Season - May - July 2019Inner East LondonFlexible shifts available£9 - £14 per hourSecondary SchoolsAre you looking for flexible work in schools?Are you going to be finishing your University exams in the summer?Are you an exam invigilator who is looking for flexible part time work?Are you organised and reliable?Horizon teacher is currently working with a number of well-known Secondary schools in East London. We are looking for Exam Invigilators to work covering the Summer Exam Season. You will be supervising Exams in a Secondary School environment. The role will be ideal for someone who is looking for extra days work or for someone who is looking for some more experience within schools. The role would also suit students completing their studies and looking for a role in the summer. 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, disturbing and collecting papers, escorting pupils if required and ensuring that pupils are adhering to the examination standard guidelines at all times.To be successful in your application you must have the following;• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written• Good attention to detail• Experience of working in a school (desired)• Positive can do attitudeYour daily duties will consist of the following;• 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. All potential Exam Invigilators will be provided with full training.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.

IT Technician

£100 - £150 per day
ICT Technician - Well resourced, Good Secondary SchoolStart Date: ASAPArea: Outer West LondonAge range: Key Stage 3 to 5Type: 11-18 comprehensive academy school with over 1000 students.Hours: Full time, 40 hours a weekSalary - £100 to £150 per day• Do you have a Microsoft qualification e.g. MCSE (Microsoft certified engineer)?• Do you have a current Enhanced DBS?• Do you have excellent customer service skills. Have a positive and proactive attitude.• Have you worked in an educational facility?We are looking for an ICT technician with Microsoft qualifications to join a vibrant school community to ensure effective and efficient use of technology in the teaching, learning, and administrative objectives of the school.This role is an ASAP start so interviews will be requested immediately with a successful application.Please indicate clearly on your CV your relevant Microsoft qualifications and your Enhanced DBS number.Your role will include:• Providing Teaching and Learning / Administrative Support • Providing Hardware and Software Support • Providing network services support• Providing audio/visual support• Assisting in the administration of the ICT department• Assessing the development of the ICT department within the school and discussing training needs with management• Setting your own targets before any development activity and review and evaluate the activity after completion, cascading information to the appropriate team when relevant. Please indicate clearly on your CV your relevant qualifications and your Enhanced DBS number.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 Learning Support Assistant - ASAP Start

£60 - £90 per day
Graduate Learning Support Assistant – ASAP Start Secondary School 11-18 Co-educational free school Kingston-upon-Thames Full-time Long-term £60-90 per day ASAP Start Horizon Teachers are looking for an ambitious, pro-active and enthusiastic Graduate to join an Outstanding Secondary School in Kingston-upon-Thames. The role is full-time and to support SEN students with work set by teaching staff. You will working across the curriculum with different year across and liaising with different teachers. The school has a welcoming environment and value their staff highly. The SEN team you will be joining are friendly and supportive. The school was recently graded as Outstanding by Ofsted and the students make excellent progress across their time at school. This is a great opportunity to be part of their journey and have a real influence. This is also a new school with modern buildings and facilities. The role is ideal for those that have experience of working with young people and for those looking to pursue a career in education. For future teachers the school has an exceptional teacher training scheme. As a Graduate Learning Support Assistant you will: Have a degree (a 2:1 degree is desirable) Have a proactive and positive ‘can do’ attitude Have excellent communication skills Have experience of working with young people  Support students on a  1-2-1 basis whilst they complete tasks set by teaching staff Supervise group activities Liaise with teaching staff Be offered support and training opportunities Please apply as soon as possible by sending an up to date CV to james@horizonteachers.com 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!). 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 -

Pastoral Leader/Head of Year - Non Teaching position

£21,000 - £23,000 per annum
Pastoral Leader/Head of Year - Non-Teaching PositionLondon Borough of BrentOutstanding Secondary School£21,000 - £23,000 per annumSeptember 2019 startFixed term one year role.This Outstanding Secondary School located in West London is looking for a Pastoral Leader/Head of Year. The school wish to appoint individuals who will join and be able to work within their strong Pastoral Team. The role is a Pastoral Lead/Head of Year and would suit a recent strong graduate looking to work in Secondary School, it would also suit someone with a few years' experience in a similar role. This is a fixed term contract for the year in the first instance but may lead to a permanent role in September 2020.The school is looking for a driven and caring individual with a strong academic background who can motivate and act as a role model to students. The Head of Year position involves coordinating students, tracking progress and delivering guidance to a whole year group. Working in a team is vital as you will be working in close partnership with other Pastoral Leaders and Heads of Year. You must be degree educated and available to start in September 2019. The current post holder is leaving to start additional studies which is encouraged. The school are looking for someone who is able to commit to an academic year.The ideal individual for this role would be;• Degree Educated within the last 3 years from a Russell Group University.• Passionate about Education and working with students in every Secondary School year.• Be thinking about working as a teacher in 2019 or continuing to work in schools.• Be an excellent communicator and be able to deliver prepared material to groups of students. • Be available to interview ASAP.The school is a large, outstanding High achieving school where achievement is at the highest level. Pupil attainment is amongst the highest in London and the School is one of the top non-selective school in London. If you feel you have the attributes and skills for this role then please apply ASAP. In return the school will offer a great working environment, a strong starting salary and excellent opportunities for progression. 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.

Teaching Assistant

£65 - £75 per day
Calling All Teaching Assistants Horizon Teachers has a great opportunity to join a fantastic comprehensive mixed 11-18 secondary school in the London borough of Lambeth as a Teaching Assistant. This school stands out for working with the local community and is known for being the first school in the country to achieve Humanities specialist status. The school is located in the heart of Brixton and has a strong ethos, to help each other and others in the community. This inclusive school is looking for someone who has experience and has a passion working with young people, enthusiastic and is approachable, has achieved at least GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C/ or 4. The school has a primary focus to enable their pupils to reach their potential and for no one to be left behind and has strong links with local primary schools. The main aspects of this role is to provide 1-1 support for pupils with SEN, be able to work with small groups of pupils to develop their literacy and numeracy skills, as well as assisting teachers and engaging with pupils in the classroom. This school provides training and opportunities for career development in the education sector. The school has a Hearing impaired support department, as well as a SEN department, which you can become a part of. Don’t miss out! If you have a passion for working with young people and providing support for pupils to reach their academic goals this is the role for you! Please contact us annabel@horizonteachers.com or via phone 02074440009 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