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51 Jobs

Teaching Assistant

£70 - £95 per day
Are you an ambitious recent graduate looking to launch your rewarding career in Secondary Education? These are exceptional times with recruitment on hold for many sectors, however, schools are now fully reopened and are pressing on with their recruitment. Horizon Teachers are currently looking for enthusiastic recent graduates to join our successful team of Teaching Assistants and to work in Croydon Secondary schools immediately. If you are thinking of a career in teaching, the schools will offer a full academic years' work that will support your teacher training applications. Support, training, and guidance will be provided by the school and Horizon Teachers. This is the perfect way to launch your teaching career in Secondary education.Horizon Teachers work in partnership with several Good and Outstanding Secondary schools across Croydon. We are working with schools in the following areas and more: Croydon; Selhurst; Thornton Heath; South Norwood; Shirley; Purley; Coulsdon; Woodcote; South Croydon; Eden Park. As a Teaching Assistant you will provide support to the class teacher their students with special educational needs. If you are an ambitious, enthusiastic, and pro-active graduate who is passionate about supporting students and available to start a full-time Teaching Assistant position, we would love to hear from you. 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 2.1 degree or abovePlease 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Exam Invigilators

£10 - £12 per hour
Exam Invigilators - Flexible Horizon teacher is currently working with a number of well-known Secondary schools in South East London. We are looking for Exam Invigilators to work on a casual basis, 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Learning Support Assistant

£63 - £80 per day
I worked as a learning support assistant through Horizon Teachers for six months. They were incredibly professional and friendly from day one, taking the time to get to know my aspirations and finding me a job very quickly.Horizon Teachers are currently working with a Good' Ofsted rated school located in the borough of Redbridge. The school is set on grounds with a field, pond and nature garden. The pupils work well with each other and enjoy their learning and the school have very positive relationships with the parents. This thriving primary school are looking for an LSA to join them this term on a long term basis. You will be supporting a child in Year 2 who has Autism. You will have support from the class teacher and SENCO and experience working with SEN is essential, particularly working with autism. 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 keen to either remotely/ interview and hire as soon as possible. Why Horizon Teachers?•You choose how you are paid, either directly by Horizon or via your Payroll Company•If you choose to be paid via a payroll company then we will uplift your pay to ensure you benefit from it•You will be paid the permanent equivalent for the job after 12 weeks, in many cases from day one•We always look to pay our Teachers/Support Staff the highest rates possible•We have one of the best reputations in London please visit our Google reviews (261 reviews and 4.7*)•We offer free Safeguarding and Behaviour Management 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Learning Support Assistant

£70 - £80 per day
Right now I am working with a Guildford School seeking a level 1 teaching assistant to join their SEN department.We are currently doing all registrations via microsoft teams so signing up with Horizon teachers has never been quicker or easier.Learning Support Assistants play a crucial role in student life and really make a difference for students struggling with dyslexia and autism.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.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• Opportunity to train as a Teacher for particularly strong applicantsGood school in a beautiful and scenic areaWe 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 flexibleWhy 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 cost• We work with the best Schools in London and the home counties.The vast majority of people working with Horizon Teachers go on to become Teachers themselvesClick the apply button to register your CV or give us a call today on 0207 444 0009In 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 keen to remotely interview and hire 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£65 - £90 per day
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. Abraham LincolnHorizon Teachers is currently working with a well-known Academy in the borough of Westminster who are looking for enthusiastic graduates to join them as general teaching assistants in mainstream education or within the SEN department.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 educationThe 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 attitudeAvailable immediately 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 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Teaching Assistant

£65 - £90 per day
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Ben FranklinHere at Horizon Teachers we are currently working with a well-known Barnet based Secondary school who are looking for additional graduate teaching assistants to join their highly motivated and experienced staffing team.Why Horizon Teachers? 4.7 rating on Google!You 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 educationTop pay rates and the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeksA high-level of support and trainingThe school have a clear vision to provide an outstanding, inclusive and ambitious education for local children, an experience that they will relish and that will prepare them for adult life, Helping students to achieve personally, socially and academically to the best of their abilities, Their outstanding teacher set high standards and challenge each and every student to fulfil their individual potential, both in their studies and through extra-curricular activities.You could be a part of this!The school is ideally looking for an individual with the following;Educated to a degree level Have excellent communication skills both written or verbalThe ability to engage with and inspire young peopleExcellent organisational skillsGreat attention to detailExperience of working within a school (Desired)Positive can do attitudeAvailable immediately This is a great opportunity for individuals living in the borough of Barnet or surrounding areas such as Enfield, Islington, Haringey 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 we will be holding video interviews and consultations for the foreseeable futureHorizon 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Primary Teaching Assistant

£65 - £102 per day
* Reception Class TA * Mainstream Primary school* Full time 5 days a week, 8.30am-4.30pm* Pay-£65-£105 / day* Wandsworth, South West London * Starting September 2020Horizon Teachers have a fantastic opportunity for an Early Years Teaching Assistant for a Reception Class to start in ASAP. This is at a mainstream community school in Wandsworth. Ideally you will have good knowledge of the early years development framework. You will be expected to complete special books and observations for children.As a teaching assistant you will be an integral part in the ongoing development of the children. About you:• Previous experience of working as a Teaching Assistant or Nursery Nurse in a Reception Class • Have a relevant childcare qualification (Level 3 or above)• A calm, kind and dedicated approach to supporting children in the classroom• A real passion for early years learning and keen to join an excellent EYFS team.About the school:• A large and spacious 2 form entry mainstream primary school• Ofsted rated Good' • The Primary School serves a diverse community • and has a higher than average number of pupils with SEN.• Staff Car Parking available • Well connected by bus, a direct bus from Putney station drop off right outside the school. Why Horizon Teachers?• 4.7 star rating on Google- One of the best education agencies in London• We have been working with schools for over 10 years• You decide how you want to be paid. PAYE or Umbrella • Your safety is paramount and as such we are conducting online consultationsContact us with your CV for a confidential chat and followed by a video interview.If you are interested in finding out more about this role- contact us now with your CV and we will contact you to arrange interviewsHorizon 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Cover Supervisor

£80 - £120 per day
Are you a confident graduate looking to launch your teaching career in South East London Secondary Schools?These are exceptional times with recruitment on hold for many sectors, however, schools are now fully reopened and requesting Cover Supervisors. As a result, Horizon Teachers are currently remotely recruiting an enthusiastic, flexible, and committed Cover Supervisor to join our successful and expanding South East London team. The role is perfect if you are looking to increase your income through flexible ad-hoc work in your local area and if you are a confident graduate exploring the idea of teaching. It is a fantastic opportunity to meet schools If you have recently relocated to the area and are looking for a long-term/permanent role. We are working in partnership with several Good and Outstanding Secondary schools across South East London including the following areas and more: Erith; Bexleyheath; Charlton; Eltham; Chislehurst; Sidcup; Deptford; Blackheath; Woolwich; Plumstead; Kidbrooke; Lewisham; Grove Park; Lee; Sydenham; Beckenham; Peckham; Bermondsey; Herne Hill; Dulwich; and Camberwell.As a Cover Supervisor you will manage classes of students in the absence of the teacher. The role includes handing out and collecting pre-prepared work set by the department, effectively managing the classroom, and supporting students where needed. If you are a confident graduate with strong communication skills and effective classroom management strategies, we would love to hear from you. 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 daily 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 graduates: • Confident, energetic and enthusiastic • Excellent oral and written communication skills• Effective classroom management skills• Relevant experience and enjoys working with children (e.g. in school, tutoring, youth work etc.)• A 2.1 or above degree Please 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Senior Science Technician

£75 - £100 per day
Horizon Teachers has been asked to assist an Ofsted rated "Good" Secondary school in Haringey in their recruitment of a Senior Science Technician, This role is initially going to last until late October with the opportunity for a long term role after. Successful appointment will be made initially after a video interview and remote registration with Horizon TeacherThe secondary school require a senior technician to work in the Science department and lead the team of Science technicians that are currently at the school. This position requires someone with in school experience and who has worked as a technician recently. This is a full time position, the role will be for a term in the first instance with the possibility of a longer term role. The role would be ideal for someone who has previous experience as a science technician who is looking for a new challenge with added responsibility. The school is rated as Good' by Ofsted and was noted for its exceptional students and the progress that was being made in lessons. Staff at the school are friendly and departments work well together to provide students with an excellent level of education. Staff training is also excellent with a programme of CPD on offer and also opportunities for staff to progress and be promoted.As a Senior Science Technician you will be required to assist and support the Science department. As Senior Technician you will also have added responsibility for directing and managing the team of technicians. The ability to clearly communicate and direct is essential as well as being a team player. There will also be technician roles for you as for all technicians with the preparing and setting up for Science experiments. A knowledge of Chemistry and the workings of a laboratory is essential for this role. There will also be a need to support in lessons so the ability to interact and communicate well with students is essential. The main responsibilities of the role will be;The preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons.Maintaining science laboratories and preparation rooms and their equipment, and services in good order. General duties in support of the teachers in the Science Department. Implementation and dissemination of all appropriate H & S legislation and guidance with respect to science education, including C.O.S.H.H.To ensure that statutory safety regulations and safe practice is complied with. Assisting with daily and weekly laboratory servicing, termly inspections and annual clean. Practical preparation, including materials, equipment, stock ,standard solutions and specimens.Setting up, testing and demonstrating practical equipment to ensure that Students gain the most from the scientific experience.Directing and leading a small team of technicians. To apply for this position you must;Have an understanding in Science and be a specialist in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics.Be able to work well in a team.Have prior in school experienceHave the ability to interact with students and support all.Have a DBS certificate or be willing to apply for one (we can help with this)Be available for interview or trial The position will be working through Horizon Teachers. This brings with it the support of an established agency. We will be able to pay you a good starting daily rate either PAYE through Horizon Teachers or through any payroll company, Horizon Teachers have supported schools and individuals throughout these challenging times and will continue to do so. We look forward to your application. 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Sports Coach

£85 - £95 per day
Are you an experienced Sports coach looking for a new and exciting opportunity with an immediate start?We are currently do all our registrations via microsoft teams so it's easier than ever to apply.I am working with an outstanding Ealing based secondary school seeking an experienced and enthusiastic cover supervisor with a sports background to help them out when staff numbers are low.The school are extremely proud of their students, their successes and achievements in recent years, their mission is to provide first rate teaching, learning and extra-curricular activities within a care and supportive environment.Their main aims as a school are 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.To enable students to develop through competition and co-operation their academic, physical and social capabilities to the highest possible standard.The role as a cover supervisor would be to cover pre-planned lessons in the absence of a class teacher so you may be asked to cover a variety of subjects.Strong behaviour management will be a key part of the role, setting classroom expectations from the moment you walk into the classroom and being confident in delivering a lesson.To be successful in your application you will have the following;• Some Experience covering secondary school classes, you will be required to cover in all departments as and when necessaryA good sense of humour and a calm demeanourStrong behaviour management skills• Educated to a degree level• Available for immediate work• Enjoys working within a school environment• Has a confident and pro-active Can-do' attitudeWhy Horizon Teachers?Education specialist consultants, ex-teachers themselves, with over a decade worth of industry experience.We offer support through the whole process including CV formatting and interview preparation completely free of chargeA 4.7* rating on Google! Meaning we are highly trusted by the people we have helped.Free safeguarding and behaviour management trainingIf 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

Cover Supervisor

£85 - £95 per day
Are you an experienced Cover Supervisor looking for a new and exciting opportunity with an immediate start?We are currently do all our registrations via microsoft teams so it's easier than ever to apply.Horizon Teachers is currently working with an outstanding Ealing based secondary school seeking an experienced and enthusiastic cover supervisor to help them out when staff numbers are low.The school are extremely proud of their students, their successes and achievements in recent years, their mission is to provide first rate teaching, learning and extra-curricular activities within a care and supportive environment.Their main aims as a school are 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.To enable students to develop through competition and co-operation their academic, physical and social capabilities to the highest possible standard.The role as a cover supervisor would be to cover pre-planned lessons in the absence of a class teacher so you may be asked to cover a variety of subjects.Strong behaviour management will be a key part of the role, setting classroom expectations from the moment you walk into the classroom and being confident in delivering a lesson.To be successful in your application you will have the following;• Some Experience working as a cover supervisor• Educated to a degree level• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal• Available for immediate work• Enjoys working within a school environment• Has a confident and pro-active Can-do' attitudeWhy Horizon Teachers?Education specialist consultants, ex-teachers themselves, with over a decade worth of industry experience.We offer support through the whole process including CV formatting and interview preparation completely free of chargeA 4.7* rating on Google! Meaning we are highly trusted by the people we have helped.Free safeguarding and behaviour management trainingIf you feel you are the right person for this role then please apply with an updated copy of your CV to be considered.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 keen to remotely interview and hire 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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.  Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.