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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79 Jobs

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£14,952 - £16,778 per annum
Graduate Teaching Assistant North London Permanent September Start £14,952 - £16,778 Are you a proactive graduate who is looking to take their first step onto the teaching ladder later this year? Horizon teachers is currently working alongside an Ofsted rated good secondary school based in North London who are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant/ Learning support assistant to join them on a 1 year fixed term contract with the opportunity to be offered teacher training through the school. The school is ideally looking for a graduate who has a degree in the core subject such as English, Maths or Science as there is a currently a high need for teachers in these subjects. In the first instance the position is offered on a fixed term contract and would be ideal for a graduate seeking relevant experience before joining the teaching profession, the successful applicant will have a passion for helping children achieve their potential, be hard working, flexible and will enjoy working collaboratively as part of a friendly and supportive department whose goal is to secure the best possible outcome for students. The school is currently on an exciting journey, in recent years they have undergone significant chances to leadership, curriculum, teaching and to the physical environment, they are in the middle of a £7 milling building project to transform their learning environment, their science laboratories have all been refurbished and currently they are developing external areas to ensure their site is attractive but most importantly safe and secure. To be successful in your application you will have the following; A degree in a core subject (Maths, Science, English) Experience of working with children (Desired not essential) Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Great organisational skills Positive can do attitude Enthusiastic in everything you do Ability to engage with and inspire young people This fantastic opportunity is due to start in September and will initially be on a 1 year fixed term contact, if this sounds of interest to you then please apply immediately 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 -    

1:1 LSA (Reception Class)

£70 - £108 per day
Learning Support Assistant- One to One Supporting Autism in Reception Class Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant Supporting Autism / EBD / Behaviour Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.00pm Term time only Enfield, London ASAP Start Would you like a rewarding and challenging role in a mainstream primary school? You will be working one to one with the student with Autism and Behaviour needs in Reception class. We are looking for a someone who will be pro-active in supporting SEN and can demonstrate the ability to lead with a firm but fair approach. Be Nurturing and  enhance the learning experience of this young person who can be challenging at times. We are looking for applicants with or without experience but ideally you will have an understanding of how children learn and how to support them. Relevant qualifications include: CACHE/NVQ in teaching and learning and Graduates of Education/childcare degrees are encouraged to apply. In addition a team teach or positive handling qualification would be an advantage for this role. The school An established, 3 form entry primary school with goal to deliver a broad and rich curriculum to its children and provide them with opportunities to explore, enquire and reflect. You will be joining a friendly, established team who love to give children confidence to learn and be the best they can. Well-resourced and committed to providing the best learning environment to children, this is a modern school Very well connected with bus routes, over ground and underground transport links To apply submit your CV or contact Umar for more details.

Science Technician

£70 - £95 per day
Science Technician Southwark Ofsted ‘Outstanding ASAP Start £70 - £95 Per day Are you an experienced and passionate science technician who is looking for a new and exciting role with an immediate start? Horzion Teachers is currently working alongside an outstanding rated secondary school in the borough of Southwark who is looking for an experienced science technician to join their outstanding school. The school prides themselves on providing supportive but challenging environment where is pupil is expected to aim for the highest standard in all aspects of school life and beyond, they welcome students of all diverse talents, needs and interests. The role of a science technician is to prepare the class for practical experiments which will include the handling of hazardous substances, liaising with the class teacher throughout the day, making sure all apparatus is clean and ready for use while also making sure the working environment is safe and secure for the students to enjoy they’re lessons to the fullest. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘This is an outstanding school and extremely harmonious school that cares exceptionally well for its students the effectiveness of care, guidance and support is outstanding, Behaviour is very good often outstanding, The school’s exemplary monitoring and analysis of students’ achievement’s and attitudes to learning and attendance are used to target highly effective interventions, The inclusive culture and ethos of the school extend beyond its gates and result in outstanding promotion of community cohesion in many ways the school is at the heart of the local community’. To be successful in your application you will have the following; Experience of lab work A degree in Physics/Chemistry/ Biology (Desired) Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Great organisational skills Positive can do attitude Enthusiastic in everything you do Ability to engage with and inspire young people This fantastic opportunity is due to start immediately and will initially be until the end of the academic year with the right person being offered a permanent contract through the school, if this sounds of interest to yourself 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 -  

Teaching Assistant

£60 - £70 per day
Secondary School Teaching Assistant GreenwichASAP Start£60 - £70 per dayAre you looking to work as a Teaching Assistant and gain experience before completing teacher training?Do you have a supportive and nurturing personality?Do you want to work in a great team of Teaching Assistants where current staff think - " The staff at the school are really amazing, It's such a pleasure to work with everyone".Horizon Teachers are looking to recruit passionate individuals to work as Teaching Assistants in a large South East London Secondary school. The role of a Secondary School Teaching Assistant will include;Supporting students in years 7 - 11 in mainstream lessons.Working as part of a large support team.In class support and small group support work.Supporting teachers in the delivery of lesson contentProviding a key link between teachers and studentsThe school is situated in the Royal borough of Greenwich and has a large intake from the local area. The school are looking for Teaching Assistants to start ASAP and also in September. There may be the opportunity for Permanent roles in September as well as possible School direct training places for individuals looking to move into teaching.Please apply with an up to date 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.

Behaviour Mentor

£70 - £85 per day
Behaviour Mentor Southwark Ofsted ‘Good school ASAP Start £70 - £85 per day Are you an experienced and motivated behaviour mentor who is looking for an exciting new opportunity within a good secondary school?. Horizon Teachers is currently working with a good secondary school based in the borough of Southwark who are looking to appoint a passionate behaviour mentor to cover long term sickness. The staff within the school holds the unshakable belief that every child can achieve their full potential given the right support and challenge. The school itself is fairly new having opened in September 2013 with the ambition to become an outstanding local school which they are on track to become having already become the school of choice for many families in their local community. The role itself will be ideal for someone with previous experience as a behaviour mentor but isn’t essential, you will be responsible for mentoring challenging students to try and get through to the root of their behavioural issues, managing the internal exclusion room which is where students who have been sent out of class for bad behaviour will attend, liaising with department leaders as well as being in contact with the parents of students who end up in the exclusion room, you will also be acting as a positive role model for students around the school at all times. Noted in their in their latest Ofsted report ‘Pupils attendance and behaviour have improved over time so that they are now good, leaders and staff have developed effective procedures that improve pupils attitudes to school life and learning, The schools work to support vulnerable pupils is strong, members of the schools pastoral team including heads of house work well together to improve pupils performance, this is particularly the case for the higher than average proportion of pupils who join the school midyear’. To be successful in your application you will have the following; Experience of managing challenging behaviour Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Ability to engage with and inspire young people Enthusiastic in everything you do Have a positive and calming personality Great organisational skills Fantastic interpersonal skills This fantastic opportunity is due to start ASAP and will initially be until the end of the academic year although it may also be for a shorter time period, if this sounds of interest to yourself 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    

Team Teach Teaching Assistant

£80 - £112 per day
1:1 LSA - Year 6 - Mainstream Primary school - 3 days a week  - Term Time  - ASAP start Are you interested in working with students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties? Have you had experience of de-escalating difficult situations? Do you know how and when to use positive handing (and when not to)? If so, I’d love to hear from you. A mainstream primary school are looking for a teaching assistant to work 1:1 with a Year 6 student, someone who can support them safely, professionally and sensitively with confidence. Ideally you will have had Team Teach or similar de-escalation training and have experience of supporting studnets with behaviour needs.  This is a part time role working 3 days a week to start ASAP untilt the end of July 2018.  For more details contact Umar   

Learning Coach

£74 - £90 per day
Learning Coach Location - East LondonSalary - £74 - £84 per dayStart - 16th April 2018Duration - OngoingOutstanding Secondary schoolLocated in Central East London this Outstanding mixed secondary school is wanting to employ Learning Coaches who can assist and enhance the learning of students in the different departments of the school. The school is outstanding, and has a unique program of support for all students. The Learning Coach program allows dedicated support staff to make a significant contribution to the attainment of selected pupils. As a learning coach and under direction from the various heads of department you will be tasked with targeting specific groups of students. At KS3 you will focus on low achievers and work with them to ensure they are making expected levels of progress. At KS4 you will target two groups, C/D border line students as well as students pushing for A and A* grades. This role is varied and will suit a graduate or experienced LSA looking to make a real difference. The Learning Coach role would suit University graduates that are looking to get into teaching in the future and who want to develop their experience and skills in a school setting.This is a full time responsibility and Learning Coaches are required to be at school from 8.45am until 5.00pm to assist with pre, during and after school activities and intervention. It is a rewarding role where you will make a dramatic impact upon the learning of all students. This is an outstanding school, and you will be working within supportive and hard working departments. This role is directed by the heads of departments so a strong academic background is required. Applicants do not need to have experience of working in schools but the willingness to learn as well as impart knowledge to others. The school is mixed, and the role is supporting pupils across the age and ability range.For successful applicants there is progression available as the school has stated that their is a possibility of moving to a School Direct placement at the end of the year.Please apply for this role ASAP as the school are looking to interview and employ multiple candidates to work across all departments.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 Librarian

£65 - £85 per day
LibrarianLocation: North LondonSalary: £65-£85 per dayJob Type: Temporary with the option of a permanent role in SeptemberStart date: April 2018We are looking to recruit a hard working and enthusiastic Librarian who has school Library based experience to join a very busy and vibrant Library in an Ofsted graded Good' school located in Haringey. The school library is at the heart of the school and you would pay a key part in ensuring that high standards are kept. The school is very proud of the Library, it is a great resource and all students benefit from the outstanding facilities that are on offer. The right candidate will have previous experience working in school libraries as well being abreast with new technologies. It is essential that have great communication skills, as well as excellent IT skills, being well organised, and having the ability to stay composed under pressure and in a busy working environment. As part of the role you will be interacting with students so excellent personal skills will be essential. Main duties and responsibilities• Looking after and updating electronic resources• Helping research and managing students behaviour • Keeping the library organised and tidy• Maintaining library catalogues and making them easy to use• Chasing and collecting books to be returned• Ordering and displaying new stock• Maintaining a quiet environmentIf this is you and you feel that you fit the bill, I would love to hear from you. I am keen to meeting with ambitious individuals who understand their importance of enhancing students learning outside of the classroom.For further information simply apply to this position with your CV and references.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.

Graduate Spanish Teaching Assistant

£21,000 - £22,000 per annum
Graduate Spanish Teaching AssistantBrentPermanent position£21,000 per annumSeptember 2018 startAre you wanting a Graduate Teaching Assistant role?Do you want to earn over £21,000 per year as a TA? Do you have a Languages (Spanish) Degree from a Russell Group University?If yes then Horizon Teachers has the role for you. Horizon Teachers is working with a large Outstanding School in West London who are looking to employ a recent graduate to work as a Teaching Assistant in the Languages Department with a focus on Spanish. The role is a permanent position with outstanding training on offer for all Teaching Assistants. This is an outstanding role and would lead on to a role in Teaching should you desire. The Role:• Graduate Teaching Assistant role working with students in years 7 to 13. • Teaching Assistant working within the Spanish department.• Working with students in Small groups and on a one to one basis in the Spanish department. • Permanent position with an excellent salary. • Excellent training and development. The school is an outstanding school with an excellent reputation in the local area and also across London. Results at the school are the highest in the borough and 90% of the students achieved A* - C in 2017. The English department have excellent results and are now looking for an additional member of staff who would be able to join as a teaching assistant. What the school are looking for;• A regent Languages Graduate from a Russell Group University. • A motivated and dynamic individual looking for a Teaching Assistant• Someone with the desire to progress in education and possibly become a teacher in the future. In Return you will receive;• An excellent starting salary• A fixed term contract with the school• Outstanding training from the school• The potential to train as a teacher at the school in 2018. • A great professional working environment. • Route into teaching through the schools training provider. Please apply for this position ASAP as the school would like to interview ASAP and appoint for a September start. 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.

Behaviour Support Assistant

£60 - £85 per day
Behaviour Support Assistant ASAP StartBrentOfsted Good School£60 - £85 per dayExcellent Support team and supportive staffAre you looking for a role where you can impact upon the behaviour of students on a daily basis?Are you motivated, supportive and approachable.Horizon Teachers is currently looking for a Behavioural Support assistant to work in a good Secondary School in Brent, West London. the role is to work alongside a specific student who has behaviourial needs and also work in lessons supporting the learning of other students. This is a temporary role running through until July with the opportunity of a permanent role in September.The Role;As a Behavioural Support Assistant you will be working with a specific student who needs additional support, you will work with the student in lessons as well as social time. You will be a key worker and play a main part in the students development. The school would like someone who can act as a role model and motivate this male student to be a respectful member of the student community. This is an excellent opportunity to work with and develop a student in a positive way. The School A large inner London School and was graded as Good in the last Ofsted. The team of support staff as directed by the passionate SENCO is a strength of the school. The SENCO has a real passion for the students and all of the staff share the passion to enhance the students education. As a Behavioural Support Assistant you will be offered training so no prior experience is needed, if you have been working in this type of role that would be looked upon favourably but not essential. Please apply immediately as the school wish to appoint 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. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant East London ASAP Start Ofsted ‘Outstanding school £60 - £80 Per Day Are you passionate about education and are looking for flexible work as a teaching assistant? Maybe you want to become a teacher in the future and need to gain the necessary experience and skills required to make a real difference? Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside an outstanding rated school based in Waltham forest who are currently looking for motivated teaching assistants to join their dedicated, dynamic staffing team from Easter. The school has strong values and pride themselves on; A commitment to instilling high aspirations, a desire to learn and ambition to achieve, A personalised approach to securing excellence stemming from a passionate belief that each individual is unique, special and capable of rising above perceived limitations, a strong core of tenacity, self-respect and self-belief that inspires each student to become the best person they can be while having a commitment to charitable endeavours and making a difference to the world. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘The Headteachers excellent leadership and high expectations have led to the school developing and sustaining outstanding practice since it opened in 2014, Behaviour is impeccable as ‘go getter’ pupils are disciplined and keen to learn so their attendance is consistently high, they uphold strong moral values and are polite and respectful to each other, staff and visitors, Work in pupils’ books and validated assessments shows that pupils make rapid progress from different starting points which is significantly above national averages in all subjects, Parents express a high level of satisfaction with the school’s work and commitment to pupils, leaders alertness to safeguarding concerns means that pupils are safe from harm, leaders and staff are responsive to pupils needs’. To be successful in your application you must have the following; A Degree Great attention to detail Passionate about education The ability to engage with and inspire young people Good communication both verbal and written Excellent organisational skills Positive can do attitude Your daily duties will consist of the following; Supporting the classroom teacher as instructed Maintaining classroom discipline Helping to ensure good learning takes place in every lesson Being a positive role model for all students at all times Building rapport with staffing teams and students This fantastic opportunity is due to start ASAP and would be flexible in regards to the days worked, the right person may also be offered a permanent contract. If this sounds of interest to yourself and you can see yourself enhancing children’s education then please apply with an updated 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