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64 Jobs

Teaching Assistant

£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Horizon Teachers has an outstanding opportunity for a passionate Teaching Assistant to join a forward thinking school located in the heart of East London. The role of Teaching Assistant would be a permanent position and due to expansion of the school will start in September 2020. Why this role?• Permanent Teaching Assistant position• Progression in the school available• Working in a great Secondary School for a passionate Head Teacher• Progression for all staff ad you would be able to develop in every area.• Excellent rates of pay for support staff• You will be supported in every aspect of the roleThe school we are working with opened 4 years ago and is now moving into the new phase of their buildings, Due to this expansion the school require additional staff. The school is at an exciting phase and any staff joining the school will benefit from opportunities as the school grows. The school has a passion for learning and high standards are upheld by the dedicated Head Teacher. Aspiration is at the heart of everything the school do and they believe that every child has the right and potential to achieve their ambitions.The school are looking to recruit an ambitious and experienced Teaching Assistant who will be able to enthuse and motivate pupils. The successful Teaching Assistant will share the vision and ambitions for the young people of this community. This role is suitable for a recent graduate or someone who has in school teaching assistant experience. You will be joining a highly motivated and passionate group of staff who work tirelessly in the best interests of the students. Staff development is central to everything the school do and you will receive weekly coaching sessions; a personalised CPD programme which best fits your needs; and clear pathways for progression. What this role will involve;• To provide classroom support to pupils who need additional support.• To provide out of lesson support to pupils as directed. • To ensure that pupils are supported throughout the school day. • To support individuals or groups of students in a lesson who require extra support.• To help maintain the high expectations of behaviour in the classroom and around the building.• To take a positive approach to behaviour by forging strong and respectful relations with students. • To monitor and track pupils progression • To carry out duties during the week.You must be confident, passionate and adaptable. The ability to adapt in situations is essential as no day will be the same. You must be able to communicate with pupils and staff well and pass on clear instructions. For this role you must be available to interview ASAP via Video or in person, the role will start in September. The school would like applications ASAP. Please apply with an up to date CV and details of professional referencesHorizon 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

£70 - £95 per day
Are you an enthusiastic graduate looking for a rewarding career in Secondary Education? These are exceptional times with recruitment on hold for many sectors, however, we know that schools will re-open and Horizon Teachers are working with schools full-time from home to know where the best opportunities will be for then. We are currently looking for enthusiastic recent graduates to join our team of Teaching Assistants and to work in South West London Secondary schools from this September. As a Teaching Assistant, your main responsibilities are providing support to the class teacher and students with special educational needs. You play a key role in supporting these students with their access to education. If you're thinking of a career in teaching, the school will offer a complete academic years' work that will support your teacher training application. Support and training will be offered by experienced, welcoming and encouraging staff. This is the perfect way to launch your teaching career in Secondary education.We work in partnership with several Good and Outstanding Secondary schools across South West London. We are working with schools in: Waterloo; Stockwell; Kennington; Vauxhall; Clapham; Brixton; Balham; Battersea; Tooting; Wandsworth; Earlsfield; Mitcham; Wimbledon; Morden; Putney; Tolworth; Richmond; Chessington; and Kingston-upon-Thames. If you are an ambitious, enthusiastic and pro-active graduate looking for a full-time and long-term Teaching Assistant position in a South West London Secondary school, we would love to hear from you. In-school experience is not essential, however experience of supporting children is desirable. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future.Why Horizon Teachers?·The best pay rates in London·A team of specialist education consultants with over 80 years of combined experience and including many ex-teachers·A 4.7* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped·Free Safeguarding and Behaviour Management training·Established and exclusive relationships with schools across London and the South East·Up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague.We would love to hear from the following Teaching Assistant:·Friendly, proactive and enthusiastic·Excellent oral and written communication skills·Strong literacy and numeracy skills·Relevant experience and enjoys working with children (e.g. in school, tutoring, youth work etc.)·Experience of working with children with special educational needs (desirable)·A degreePlease apply immediately with an up to date CV 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. Enhancing Children's Education.

Teaching Assistant, History Specialism

£65 - £80 per day
An Ofsted Outstanding Secondary School have asked Horizon Teachers to assist them in these challenging times to find a Teaching Assistant to work within their excellent History Department. If you have a passion for History and are a recent graduate looking for experience in a secondary school then this is the ideal role for you. If you are thinking about a teaching career in the future then this role will give you the training and experience needed to progress into teacher training. You will learn from teachers and play a key part in pupil attainment and achievement Why this role?You will be working in one of East London's best secondary schools under the supervision of an excellent History department and working with a passionate and driven team of teaching assistants. This is a friendly, progressive and inclusive mixed secondary school located in Tower Hamlets. This role would suit a recent graduate looking for in school experience before teacher training. This is a full time role and would be for the whole school year. The school may also be able to offer a route into teaching for graduates who wish to move into a teaching position in the future. For the successful Teaching Assistant the school we are working with will be able to offer you;• A full time Teaching Assistant role within the History department• Excellent in school training based around how to support pupils.• A good starting rate of pay.• Support throughout the school day and excellent training. • A possible route into teacher training if desired.This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to take on a role as a Teaching Assistant and work in an Outstanding Inner London Secondary School. The school has excellent transport links and is walkable from an underground station that has links to Central, East and North London. Please apply ASAP as the schools would like t arrange interviews via video or in person soon. 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 - SEMH

£65 - £90 per day
Why Horizon Teachers? Top pay rates and the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeksComprehensive induction programmes at our central London officeFree safeguarding and behaviour management trainingA high-level of support and trainingYou choose how you are paid and which payroll company you wish to useOpportunity to get a place on paid vocational teacher training with a schoolThe perfect way to launch your career in educationThis role will see you working within the SEN department so experience of working within a SEN environment would be a major advantage although the school would be willing to offer basic training for individuals who lack the experience but have the commitment.You will be working with students on a 1-2-1 basis or within small groups, assisting the class teacher with any daily requirements as well as helping out with lunch and break duties.This school is a special place to learn, it strives for high results and higher aspirations whilst also retaining strong core values, they look after their community and that is so fundamental to the way that the school was founded and that they stand for.The school is ideally looking for an individual with the following;Educated to a degree levelExperience of working within a school (Desired)Positive can do attitudeSeptember availability Have excellent communication skills both written or verbalThe ability to engage with and inspire young peopleExcellent organisational skillsGreat attention to detailEducated to a degree level (Desired)To be considered for this role then please apply with an updated copy of your CV We are currently conducting all registrations via video due to the coronvirus pandemic, don't hesitate to get in touch today to discuss the many options we have available.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 - £90 per annum
Teaching Assistant Are you a teaching assistant with 2 years experience working in mainstream schools? Due to recent government advice with regards to COVID-19 Horizon Teachers are currently working from home. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future.Horizon are looking for teaching assistant for a mainstream school in Greenwich. We are looking for a KS2 teaching assistant. The ideal candidate would have at least 1 years experience in the role of a teaching assistant.The position is based in Greenwich with good transport links, less than 10 minutes' walk from the nearest station!Why work as a teaching assistant?• A first hand in shaping the education students receive and being able to ensure they have a bright future.• Help support teachers to make a difference to the education of children• The luxury of having 13 weeks of school holidays off. • A chance to see students grow and develop through their education Why this school?The school truly is a great place to work and this is made apparent as soon as you enter the building by the warm atmosphere which is solidified by the hard work from all the dedicated members of staff up to the head teacher. The effort displayed by the SLT and staff to ensure the students are always engaged and developing is truly outstanding. The benefits of working with Horizon Teachers• The choice of how you get paid (PAYE or payroll companies)• Education specialist consultants, many ex teachers themselves, with over a decade worth of industry experience.• A 4.7* rating on Google! Meaning we are highly trusted by the staff and schools• A high-level of support and trainingIf you like the sound of this role click apply immediately and we will be in touch. 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

£70 - £95 per day
Are you an ambitious, enthusiastic and conscientious recent graduate looking to kick start your teaching career in Secondary Education?These are exceptional times with recruitment on hold for many sectors, however, we know that schools will reopen and Horizon Teachers are working with schools full-time from home to know where the best opportunities will be for then. We are working with an outstanding Hammersmith and Fulham based Secondary school who have a superb opportunity for an enthusiastic recent graduate to join them as a full-time Teaching Assistant this September. This is an exciting, rewarding and important role where you will be proving support to students with additional needs and class teachers. Support and training for you will be offered by experienced, welcoming and encouraging members of staff. If you're thinking of a career in teaching, the school will offer a complete academic years' work that will support your teacher training applications. The school also has a direct salaried teaching training programme that you will be welcome to apply for.This is a full-time role starting in September 2020 for the next academic year and the perfect way to launch your career in education. The school has modern facilities as well an outstanding learning environment for staff and students to thrive in. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future. The school are recruiting for this role remotely.Why Horizon Teachers?·A team of specialist education consultants with over 80 years of combined experience and including many ex-teachers·A 4.7* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped·Free safeguarding and behaviour management training·In-school experience and a high-level of support and training that will support all teacher training applications·Opportunity to get a place on salaried teacher training with a school·Up to £200 in vouchers of your choice for successful referrals We would love to hear from the following Teaching Assistant:·A conscientious, proactive and enthusiastic attitude to work·Excellent interpersonal skills·Strong literacy and numeracy skills·Relevant experience and enjoys working with children (e.g. in school, tutoring etc.)·A 2.1 degree or abovePlease apply as soon as possible with an up to date CV 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. Enhancing Children's Education.

Russel Group Graduates

£70 - £90 per day
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education - Martin Luther King, Jr.Have you just graduated? Unsure what to do next or considering a career as a Teacher?Each year there are more and more students in need of additional learning support and without the support of people like you they will struggle to reach their full potential.Horizon Teachers are currently working multiple outstanding Schools in West London hoping to appoint learning support assistants to join their growing SEN (Special Educational Needs) department in September 2020.We are looking for people with experience working with young people, whether it be tuition, working in a local youth club or mentoring during your own time at School, we would love to hear from you today!This role will cover a range of subjects depending on the needs of each individual student however there will be a strong emphasis on the core subjects, especially English.This is a fantastic opportunity to work and learn in an environment where every day is a learning experience with plenty of room for career progression and you will gain invaluable experience along the way while making a real difference.More about this position:• You will be working one to one with students that require support in their learning, helping them to overcome challenges and improve their understanding and overall performance in School.• There will be a strong focus on literacy, particularly with English as a Secondary language and mild dyslexia• You will be required to email parents on a fortnightly basis to update them on student progress• Opportunity to train as a Teacher for particularly strong applicantsWe are looking for people who:• Hold a degree or have relevant experience working with young people at the Secondary level• Have a passion for education with aspirations to train as a Teacher in the future• Have excellent communication skills.• Are enthusiastic, positive and love to get involved• Enjoy working with young people• Are adaptable and flexible• You must have the right to work in the UKWhy work with us?• We offer additional training (CPD) throughout the School year and its absolutely free• We offer the best rate of pay in London and should you decide to use a payroll company we will also cover the costWe are currently conducting all registrations via video due to the coronvirus pandemic, don't hesitate to get in touch today to discuss the many options we have available.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.

KS2 Special needs Teaching Assistant

£63 - £104 per day
Learning Support Assistant for Year 1 * Term time* Hackney* Start in September 2020- Long term supply contract for a year A mainstream primary school in Hackney are seeking to appoint an experienced LSA for their KS2 phase, The successful LSA will be based in either a Year 4 or 6 class. They are looking for someone who...• Is passionate about children's progress and achievement• Puts children at the heart of everything you do• Are able to work as part of a team, sharing excellent practice and learning from others• Work hard and have strong inter-personal skills• Enjoy making learning excitingThe school• 2 form entry school • Ofsted Outstanding provider The successful LSA will need to be reliable, flexible, well organised and willing to take an active role in all aspects of school life. You will often work independently and should be able to demonstrate skills to build positive relationships with children and colleagues.Experience of supporting children with SEND in particular Autism. Contact Umar for more information or apply with your CV for an immediate interview. 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.

Premises Manager

£90 - £110 per day
Horizon Teachers is currently working with a Barnet based secondary school who have an exciting temporary opportunity for an experienced premises manager.In order to help us assist the school in achieving their vision for success, we are looking for an Premises Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for resolving issues quickly and effectively in order to maintain a safe, clean, secure pleasant learning environment for pupils, staff and visitors. The successful individual will also take responsibility unlocking, locking up and securing the site in order to maximise the security of the site. You will also oversee contractors providing services to the Academy in order to ensure theses are of the highest standards.Their leadership team is approachable, friendly and always available to help. We have fostered a supportive and collaborative infrastructure that will ensure your career progression is nurtured every step of the way.The RoleTo contribute as a team member towards providing an effective and efficient site support service, thus enhancing the standards of teaching and learning within the school.The Site Team are responsible for the day-to-day operational management, safety and security of the school site.The Site Team are responsible for ensuring that the school is well-maintained, safe and secure site for all users.Key Responsibilities• Be the lead in all aspects of site management• To lock the site each evening following the completion of the cleaning service, during term time• To adopt a proactive approach at all times in maintaining the school site• To update you line manager on a daily basis to any work that requires attention, if unable to rectify immediately• To undertake routine inspections, checks and tests to school FM systems • Regular checks and restocking of consumable products throughout the school, to areas such as WCs and staff rooms and offices.• Regularly collect litter from around the site including play areas• Regular emptying of the litter bins and recycling• To sweep external areas, paying particular attention to the front of the school to ensure it remains in good orderThis role is for a temporary period through the summer break so would be for the months of August and September 2020.Due to recent government advice with regards to COVID-19 Horizon Teachers are currently working from home. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future.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 Cover Supervisor

£75 - £100 per day
We know that schools will re-open and when they do, we will be here ready to help you. Our teams are still working with a high number of secondary schools full-time from home to know where the best opportunities will be as soon as we have confirmation of schools re-opening so please start engaging with us now so we are ready to move together when the time is right Why Horizon Teachers? 4.7 rating on Google!Top pay rates and the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeksFree safeguarding trainingA high-level of support and trainingYou choose how you are paid and which payroll company you wish to useThe perfect way to launch your career in educationHorizon Teachers is currently working with a well-known Academy in the borough of Westminster who are looking for enthusiastic graduates to join them Cover Supervisors/ Additional classroom support in mainstream education or within the SEN department.You will be asked to support the classroom during the absence of the class teacher, or help support students in class while a teacher delivers a lesson over Zoom. The Academy provides an award-winning education, they have huge ambitions and aspirations for every student and their commitment to success in combined with excellent pastoral support to make sure that students feel safe, secure and successful at all times, they enable their students to discover genuine interests that extend beyond the classroom and to express themselves by encouraging a broad understanding of the world, a social conscience and a considerate approach to other people.They strive to ensure the academy students have an understanding of the place in society, both locally and globally and seen to make positive impact upon it.The school is ideally looking for an individual with the following;A degree 2.1 or aboveExperience of working within a school (Desired)Positive can do attitudeSeptember 2020 availability A strong passion for EducationHave excellent communication skills both written and verbalThe ability to engage with and inspire young peopleExcellent organisational skillsGreat attention to detailThis is a great opportunity for individuals living in the borough of Westminster or surrounding areas such as Camden, Islington and Brent.To be considered for this role then please apply with an updated copy of your CV.Due to recent government advice with regards to COVID-19 Horizon Teachers are currently working from home. In order to protect the health and welfare of our team, teachers and teaching support staff, we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable future.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.

Learning Support Assistant

£70 - £90 per day
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - W.B. YeatsEach year there are more and more students in need of additional learning support and without the support of people like you they will struggle to reach their full potential.Horizon Teachers are currently working with multiple outstanding Schools in West London hoping to appoint learning support assistants to join their growing SEN (Special Educational Needs) department in September 2020.We are looking for people with experience working with young people, whether it be tuition, working in a local youth club or mentoring during your own time at School, we would love to hear from you today!This role will cover a range of subjects depending on the needs of each individual student however there will be a strong emphasis on the core subjects, especially English.This is a fantastic opportunity to work and learn in an environment where every day is a learning experience with plenty of room for career progression and you will gain invaluable experience along the way while making a real difference.More about this position:• You will be working one to one with students that require support in their learning, helping them to overcome challenges and improve their understanding and overall performance in School.• There will be a strong focus on literacy, particularly with English as a Secondary language and mild dyslexia• You will be required to email parents on a fortnightly basis to update them on student progress• Opportunity to train as a Teacher for particularly strong applicantsWe are looking for people who:• Hold a degree or have relevant experience working with young people at the Secondary level• Have a passion for education with aspirations to train as a Teacher in the future• Have excellent communication skills.• Are enthusiastic, positive and love to get involved• Enjoy working with young people• Are adaptable and flexible• You must have the right to work in the UKWhy work with us?• We offer additional training (CPD) throughout the School year and its absolutely free• We offer the best rate of pay in London and should you decide to use a payroll company we will also cover the costWe are currently conducting all registrations via video due to the coronvirus pandemic, don't hesitate to get in touch today to discuss the many options we have available.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.