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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81 Jobs

Teaching Assistant - Greenwich

£12,500 - £13,500 per annum
Teaching Assistant Permanent roleGreenwichASAP startExcellent departmentAre you looking for a Teaching Assistant position?Do you want to support the learning of pupils in a mixed Secondary School?Are you available to start this term in a permanent role? Horizon Teachers are looking for dynamic and motivated Teaching Assistants to work in a great Inner London Secondary School. This is a permanent role and would be employed directly by the School. The start date would be ASAP as the school are looking to strengthen the teach of teaching assistants.The school are looking for someone who;Has a supportive personalityHas a positive attitude and a willingness to support pupils of all ability. Has a drive and passion for education and passing this on to others. Has experience tutoring, working as a TA or supporting children.The school itself is located in Greenwich and its diverse student population is supported by passionate staff and a driven Head Teacher. The staff at the school work well in a large team, support staff work well together and are seen as the strongest department in the school. As a Teaching Assistant you will be provided with training on the latest support techniques. In school experience would be desirable but is not essential.Horizon Teachers has been working with the school for a number of years now and are proud of the teaching assistants that work at the school. You will join a passionate SENCO and a great team of Supportive Teaching Assistants.The school are looking to appoint ASAP, Please apply with an up to date CV if you would like to be considered for this role. 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.

Data and Exams Manager

£80 - £100 per day
Head of Exams and Data management. Location – Haringey Girls Secondary School, ages 11-16. £80- £100 per day starting pay. Immediate start, Permanent role. Are you an organised individual with strong communication skills? Are you able to manage both yourself and a team of officers? Horizon Teachers is working with a great school in Haringey who need an Exams and Data Officer. The role will involve working closely with senior leadership, as well as liaising with the rest of the staff and students. As head of exams and data management you will be part of the process of running exams and will need to ensure your team are working to deadlines. The role of exams and data manager involves working alongside the department teachers, as well as the students whilst they undertake exams. This role requires past experience in a similar field, preferably in an education setting, but more specifically as an exams and data manager. To apply for this role you must be an excellent communicator, and be able to work well with multiple groups of people, including internal and external staff. Experience or proof of being able to lead a group is also needed. Working as Head of exams and data management will allow you to support teaching and learning at a fantastic school by managing the way exams are carried out. This will be helping the teachers to provide the students with the right tools to succeed, as well as to ensure the best outcomes for students. The school will be interviewing as soon as applications are received so please don’t hesitate to apply at your immediate convenience. 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

SEN Nursery Teaching Assistant

£60 - £75 per day
Teaching Assistant ASAP Start Full Time (hours 8:30am-4pm) Long Term Outer West London Nursery Are you passionate about working in Special Educational Needs? Are you looking for a new challenge? This is a primary school for children with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, including those with an additional diagnosis of autism. Their needs range across the spectrum with some children who are non-verbal and need a lot sensory support. It is an expanding school providing an exciting, innovative and bespoke curriculum for all pupils. The school cater for children from 3-11 years old and is based across 2 sites, both providing excellent facilities, appropriate to the age of pupils. This particular position will be based in the Nursery setting, easily accessible by public transport with a direct link from Clapham Junction. The school are looking for someone who can commit to the rest of the academic year, as the position will go on until July 2019 as a minimum. This SEN Teaching Assistant position is a highly rewarding role, perfect for an enthusiastic and positive person who has a passion for working in Special Educational Needs. The existing faculty is friendly, enthusiastic and extremely supportive therefore they are looking for someone similar to join the team. With this role you will have constant on the job support and the class sizes are particularly small to meet the individual needs of the pupils. Your role will be to provide general support to the teacher including support and management of pupils in lessons, at swimming, playtime, lunchtimes and the preparation of teaching resources and displays. You will need to have past experience working in an early years setting, most importantly the school are looking for someone who has a real love of working with children who have special educational needs. The school are particularly interested in applicants who have experience using PECS and Makaton. The daily rate for this position will be between £60 and £75 a day. The Ideal Teaching Assistant will have/be: Previous experience working in early years Creative, Enthusiastic and Ambitious Dedicated to Pupil Development Able to commit to the entire academic year Keen to get involved in all aspects of the school A good working knowledge of Autistic Spectrum Disorder and experience supporting these needs Have excellent communication skills Why Chose Horizon? At Horizon Teachers, we have been building strong relationships with Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools across London and the South East since 2008. As well as having a competitive pay rate we are also passionate about enhancing children’s education. Many of us are former teachers with experience in Primary, Secondary and SEN education, so we feel we have a great understanding and can guide you through the process in finding your perfect role. Does this sound like an SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity you could be interested in? APPLY TODAY!   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 - £90 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Enfield Long term £60 - £90 per day October Start Are you a recent Science or English graduate who is looking for a new and exciting role within education? Horizon Teachers is currently working with a well-known secondary school in the borough of Enfield who are currently looking for enthusiastic graduates to join their friendly welcoming staffing team. The school aim to provide a secure, caring and structured environment in which all students, regardless of race or culture, are encouraged to strive for excellence and to develop self-reliance, self-discipline, self-confidence through participation in a wide range of academic, cultural and social activities, enabling students to develop through competition and co-operation their academic, physical and social capabilities to the highest possible standards. Ideally the school is looking for graduates with a background in Science or English as you will be working within the English and Science departments, so good subject knowledge and a passion for these subjects is highly desired. The role will mainly be based within the SEN department of the school working in groups or on a 1-1 basis so any experience of working within SEN would be an advantage. You will be reporting directly to the SENco who will give you direction on a daily basis helping you learn while you work, working as part of a team to assist the class teacher in establishing an appropriate learning environment in order to ensure high quality education for children. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘Pupils are proud of their school, They see themselves as part of a close school community, pupils develop leadership skills both inside and outside school, pupils said that through working with pupils from other schools on a number of projects, they have developed social skills and established friendship with pupils from other schools, By appointing new leaders and provided well-selected training for staff’. To be successful in your application you will have the following; Educated to a degree level (English / Sciences) Enthusiastic in everything you do Excellent organisational skills Proactive Great attention to detail Can do attitude Excellent communication skills both written and verbal To be considered for this great opportunity 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 - 

Maths Teaching Assistant

£80 - £100 per day
Maths Teaching Assistant Tower Hamlets Long Term £80-£100 per day This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Teaching Assistant or a recent Mathematics graduate to step into the classroom as a Maths Teaching Assistant.  Horizon Teachers are currently working with an amazing school in Tower Hamlets who are looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Maths department as a Teaching Assistant.  Whether you are an established teaching assistant with a record of successfully providing students and teachers with extra assistance in the classroom, or a recent Maths graduate looking for school experience to take to future training courses, this is the role for you! The university school in the heart of East London are currently OFSTED outstanding, who also operate a teaching school to train new teachers up in their chosen field.  The school boast 46% of students receiving a grade 5 or above in both English and Maths, and this is down to the hard work and dedication of their Maths department.  The school offer an incredible CPD programme for all staff, helping teachers and support staff to be at the cutting edge of educational pedagogy and this helps their students to achieve their fullest potential. As a Teaching Assistant, you’ll be reporting directly to the Head of Maths and the SEN Coordinator.  You’ll be expected to provide assistance in the educational and social development of students, acting as a role model for them.  You will help in planning classroom activities for small groups of students or on a one to one basis, differentiating work for students to assist in their learning.  You will provide support to students outside of the classroom, enabling them to fully participate in all aspects of school life.  Some of the students you will be working with will have specific learning needs, and you will be helping to develop their social skills by taking a more holistic approach to their education.  As a successful candidate, you will: Have a good level of education including at least a C in both English and Maths Have a degree in Maths (desirable but not essential.) Have good organisational and communication skills.  Have a sound knowledge of Mathematics at both Key stage 3 and GCSE Level Enjoy working with students in small groups and on a 1-1 basis. Take pride in your work, with an eye for detail and accuracy. Show commitment to equal opportunities for all students with a diverse range of needs Have the ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities. If this sounds like you, please apply as soon as possible as the school are looking to appoint a new member of staff! 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 -

DT Technician

£75 - £100 per day
Design Technology Technician - NewhamGood Secondary School, 11-16 • Ofsted Good School - Non Academy• Salary - £75 - £100 per day• ASAP StartInitial temporary role with the opportunity to go permanent. Horizon Teachers are currently looking for a Design Technology Technician to work within a great Secondary school located in Stratford, East London. Are you an experienced Design Technology technician or a recent graduate looking for a role within the design Technology department in a school? This is a great opportunity to start working in a school and to work within a great department.As a DT technician you will work closely within the Technology department and provide vital in class support as well as ensuring lessons are correctly resourced and set up. Having a strong knowledge of Design Technology and the workings of a workshop is essential. A background in Design Technology will enable you to work well in this role, throughout the day you will be required to support students as well as ensuring that equipment is maintained and used correctly. Previous school experience is not essential but candidates who have worked in schools as a Design Technology technician will be looked on favourably.The school that we are working with is a good school who really value all of their staff. The Design Technology department is very well-resourced and has modern equipment that you will be working with. In this role you will be able to gain experience and also progress with the possibility of a permanent contract in the future. This is a great position and for the right individual would make a great support job.Design Technology Technicians looking to apply for this role must;• Be able to work effectively in a team and alongside teachers,• Be able to interact with staff and students alike• Have an understanding of Design Technology machinery and be able to use/demonstrate its use.• Be an excellent communicator able to interact with students• Be able to maintain a working workshop including stock control.Be a self starter as well as being able to follow clear instructions. If you would like to work as a Design Technology technician within a secondary school please send an up to date CV and details of professional referees. The school are looking 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant - Primary School

£60 - £108 per day
Learning Support Assistant / Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant Supporting Global Learning needs in Key Stage 2 Would you like tom work in a challenging yet fulfilling role supporting a pupil in year 5 with Global learning needs? SEN Teaching Assistant Full time Southwark, Lonodn ASAP Start ---- A 2 form entry primary school in Southwark require a learning support assistant to start in  January 2018 who is caring and pro-active in supporting SEN. The school Has recently had major renovations and is second to none with the facilities and resources to enable you to do your job to a the best standard. Very well connected with bus routes, over ground and underground transport links to all parts of London. ---- You will be working one to one with the student in supporting their language and communication needs and help them develop their ability to learn. This is a challenging but very rewarding role for the right person. Teaching and senior leadership staff are at hand to support you along the way. We are looking for someone with experience of supporting Special educational needs, a good understanding of Key stage 2 curriculum and the ability to engage and excite learners. Apply with your CV or contact Umar on 0207 444 0009

Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioner- Childrens Centre

£19,000 - £20,000 per annum
A children's centre in Islington are seeking a qualified Nursery Nurse to join their team from September 2018 for a permanent role. • You will be working with either babies or toddlers• Salary- £19,000 per annum • A 36 hour working week Monday to Friday • Rotating shift patterns of 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm or 10am-6pm• 26 days holiday This is a large, full time centre that provides for children between 8am and 6pm. Staff follow a rotating shift pattern and are committed to supporting the child as a whole. The centre has excellent facilities including a large outside area that every child can access and modern sensory rooms. The Nursery runs alongside family services offered by the childrens centre for carers of children in the borough of Islington. You will be supported by a dedicated leadership team with qualified and experienced senior staff to help you develop as a practitioner, additional training will be provided in areas such ans speech and languageIdeally we are looking for applicants who:• Have a relevant childcare qualification- NVQ, NNEB, Childhood/education studies degree• Ideally have 2 years experience • Have excellent EYFS knowledge • Be an enthusiastic nursery practitioner who works well in a team• Be confident in your abilities to engage children and extend their learning through playThe Centre is looking to meet Nursery Nurses as applications are received so apply now or call Umar on 0207 444 0009 to find out more.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 (Humanities Department)

£60 - £80 per day
- Teaching Assistant (Humanities Department) - South London - OFSTED outstanding rated school - Long-term role with immediate start - £60- 80 per day   Are you a graduate with a humanities degree (English, Geography, History, R.E, Psychology etc.)? Are you looking for a new challenge in a role that has the potential to be exceptionally rewarding? Have you just graduated and are you looking for the first step to becoming a teacher?   We are currently seeking a graduate, ideally with a humanities degree, to join an OFSTED rated outstanding school as a full-time, long-term Teaching Assistant. This is a warm and welcoming school that values its staff highly and they are keen to hire as soon as possible. The humanities department itself performs well above the national average. The role is ideal for those that have a keen interest in working in a secondary school as a teaching assistant and for those looking to gain valuable experience. This could be your first step in a school to becoming a teacher.   The role will require you to: - Work with children in their educational and social development. - Assist children that need additional support on a one-to-one basis. - Assist in the planning, preparation and admin work of the teacher. - Supervise group activities. - Put away materials and equipment used in lessons. - Take part in training if required.   The ideal candidate must: - Be a graduate, ideally with a humanities degree. - Be enthusiastic about working with children and teachers. - Be compassionate to the needs and requirements of children and teachers.   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
Teaching Assistant Location- Romford Mixed Secondary School, ages 11-16. £60- £70 per day starting pay. Immediate start.   This Teaching Assistant role is at a fantastic community based school in Romford. The school are very focused on creating and protecting the partnership they have between the teachers, the students, and the parents/carers, and are looking for an enthusiastic person to add to their team. Last year 60% of students achieved 3 A*-C grades in GCSE’s, showing how well the schools focus on the wellbeing of their students harbours a great learning environment. Once a fortnight wellbeing sessions are had across the school, involving citizenship activities and PSHE classes. The school is benefitting hugely from a relatively new and greatly passionate Head Teacher, who joined in 2016. The role will be across a range of departments, and no background specialisms are essential. However, the school are looking to further their English, Science and Languages departments, so there will be extensive opportunity for growth and progression in these specific areas. If you’re looking for an opportunity to become a teacher in the future, this could be the perfect role for you! The perfect candidate will: Want to further their career as a Teaching Assistant; Be able to work with a range of students of all abilities, possibly across a range of departments; Hold a valid DBS certificate, or be willing to apply for one with Horizon Teachers; Be interested and motivated to work in a secondary school to aid students with their learning environment and experience. This is a fantastic opportunity for long term progression, and will be an extremely popular role, so if it appeals to you please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us as soon as possible! 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 SEN Teaching Assistant

£60 - £90 per day
1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant – ASAP Start Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about working in Special Needs Education? A successful school based in an outer borough of West London are searching for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a KS1 Child. This position is full-time, starting in September 2018. The school are looking for someone who can commit to the entire academic year, as your commitment will be vital to the progress and development of this child. This SEN Teaching Assistant position is a highly rewarding role, perfect for an enthusiastic and positive person who has a passion for working in Special Educational Needs. This is a primary school for children with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties including those with an additional diagnosis of autism. It is an expanding school providing an exciting, innovative and bespoke curriculum for all pupils. The school is across 2 sites, both providing excellent facilities, appropriate to the age of pupils. The existing faculty is friendly, enthusiastic and highly supportive therefore they are looking for someone similar to join the team. As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant you can expect: On the job support Training and development opportunities Working alongside therapists/councillors   The Ideal Teaching Assistant will have/be: Previous experience working 1:1 Creative, Enthusiastic and Ambitious Dedicated to Pupil Development Able to commit to the entire academic year Keen to get stuck in Basic knowledge of SEN (ASD, Dyslexia, ADHD) Have excellent communication skills Why Chose Horizon? We are a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy We have been established for 10 years Uplift in pay Many of our team are former teachers so we have an excellent understanding We are passionate about Enhancing Children’s Education! Does this sound like an SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity you could be interested in? Love the idea of working in a school that can offer on the job support? APPLY TODAY! 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.