Secondary Teaching Assistant

Secondary School Teaching Assistants play a vital role in the smooth running of classes

Schools rely on the professional input and expertise of a range of staff and "teaching assistant" or “support staff” is a generic title for all non-teaching staff. Some work alongside teachers and some work behind the scenes to ensure that there is an efficient infrastructure within which effective teaching and learning can take place daily.

Find the right Secondary Teaching Assistant Jobs with Horizon Teachers

At Horizon Teachers we are passionate about supporting our schools with the right individuals who have a real interest in education and would like to enhance students experiences while at school.

Teaching Assistant roles are a fantastic opportunity for any individual thinking about teaching in the near future as it will give you in school experience as well as the confidence of being in a classroom.

We are always seeking individuals whether you’re fresh out of university looking for a graduate role, an experienced individual looking for a new challenge or just have an interest in education and the roles available; we would love to hear from all of you!

With years of experience working with Secondary Schools we can support you in finding the following roles on a short term, long-term or permanent basis:

  • Teaching Assistants
  • Cover Supervisors
  • Exam Invigilators
  • School Administrators
  • Technicians (Science, DT & Art)
  • Librarians & Caretakers

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5 Jobs

Teaching Assistant

£90 - £120 per day
Horizon Teachers are currently working a great Secondary School in North London who are in need of a specialist Teaching Assistant The school require someone who is able to support their students specifically with their speech and Language, the school want to appoint a teaching assistant who is ELKLAN trained. The role would be to start immediately, You would be supporting pupils who are aged 11 - 16 so experience working with children is essential. Using your Elklan qualification you will play a key part in the pupils schooling and be able to develop strong support bonds. You will be working with pupil both in class and out of lessons, devising learning strategies and progressing them to achieve their potential. The school we are working with is in Haringey and has excellent links to central London and the surrounding areas. Parking is also available for staff. The school and Horizon Teachers would like to hear from both experienced Teaching Assistants and recently trained individuals looking to apply their training into a school setting. This is a long term role with the potential to become permanent in the future. The school is large single sex school which regularly achieves amongst the best schools in the borough. Staff at the school enjoy the environment and there is a real team spirit in the support department. Horizon Teachers have worked with the school for the past 10 years and all staff fully enjoy the school. Please apply for this role ASAP as the school wish to appoint as soon as applications are received. The school have asked applicants to have; • An Elklan qualification • Experienced supporting speech & language • Previous TA, LSA or support work experience within a school or other child based environment. • A positive attitude towards support. • An open-minded, positive, passionate and friendly personality 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 - £85 per day
I am currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to join an OFSTED graded Good school in Hillingdon. This is an excellent opportunity for Graduates who are looking to start a career in Teaching as the school like to invest into their staff giving them all the tools they need to support them with daily tasks and activities.We have worked with the school for the past three years and staff who have worked there through Horizon love the new facilities and always comment on how well behaved the children are.The school can offer:• A very supportive team and environment.• Opportunity to be offered a permanent contract.• Tools and resources to help with your daily activities.Why would you want to work with us at Horizon Teachers?• Very competitive rates.• We offer both PAYE and Payroll Company pay solution and we will uplift your pay rate to pay you the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeks in the role.• A team of specialist education consultants with many years of experience and including many ex-teachers.• We will work with your existing Payroll Company upon request.• Earn up to £200 in vouchers of your choice for successful referrals.• We are one of the highest rated agencies with 4.8* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.I worked as a Teaching 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. During my time as a TA, they were always very supportive - my contact would regularly be in touch to check how things were going. I am very pleased with my time with them and have no hesitation in recommending themWe are currently holding video consultations online, so please apply as soon as possible 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.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 - £85 per day
Are you looking for exciting new opportunities which could offer excellent career progression and development? Horizon Teachers are recruiting for a number of Teaching Assistants across Lewsisham.The purpose of your role will be to support individuals on a 1-2-1 basis and groups of students as well as general classroom support, providing ad-hoc support for teachers as well as assisting the classroom.Duties of a Teaching Assistant: • Assisting in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies, working with the teacher to ensure the provision supports each identified student's learning needs.• Assisting in evaluating identified students' progress through agreed assessment activities.• Leading small group sessions and interventions as appropriate.• Attending to the students' personal needs where required.• Supporting with behaviour management• Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes as appropriate, adjusting activities to ensure achievement of learning goals.• Assisting with the supervision of students out of lesson times, including playtimes and undertaking lunchtime duty.• Encouraging students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.• Preparing the classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of students' work.• Preparing and maintaining equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist students in their use.• Providing clerical/admin support as required e.g. photocopying, typing, filing.Why would you want to work with us at Horizon Teachers?• Very competitive rates.• We offer both PAYE and Payroll Company pay solution and we will uplift your pay rate to pay you the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeks in the role.• A team of specialist education consultants with many years of experience and including many ex-teachers.• We will work with your existing Payroll Company upon request.• Earn up to £200 in vouchers of your choice for successful referrals.• We are one of the highest rated agencies with 4.8* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped."For the last year I have enjoyed working for Horizon Teachers.Horizon Teachers have provided some great placements, whether it's been long-term or short, at schools and early year centres across London. I recommend Horizon Teachers, as it offers some great work at a good rate, flexible to your own needs and obligations.Obviously the more you can work, the better off you'll be, and when you do a good job, you're more likely to be asked back. Which does great for the confidence boost!" - 5 star Google ReviewPlease send your CV to rebeccacooke@horizonteachers.com if you would like to apply for this position. Horizon Teachers are conducting video consultations and interviews at this time, in line with government guidelines.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
Are you looking for exciting new opportunities which could offer excellent career progression and development? Horizon Teachers are recruiting for a number of Teaching Assistants across Southeast London. The purpose of your role will be to support individuals on a 1-2-1 basis and groups of students as well as general classroom support, providing ad-hoc support for teachers as well as assisting the classroom.Duties of a Teaching Assistant: • Assisting in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies, working with the teacher to ensure the provision supports each identified student's learning needs.• Assisting in evaluating identified students' progress through agreed assessment activities.• Leading small group sessions and interventions as appropriate.• Attending to the students' personal needs where required.• Supporting with behaviour management• Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes as appropriate, adjusting activities to ensure achievement of learning goals.• Assisting with the supervision of students out of lesson times, including playtimes and undertaking lunchtime duty.• Encouraging students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.• Preparing the classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of students' work.• Preparing and maintaining equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist students in their use.• Providing clerical/admin support as required e.g. photocopying, typing, filing.Why would you want to work with us at Horizon Teachers?• Very competitive rates.• We offer both PAYE and Payroll Company pay solution and we will uplift your pay rate to pay you the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeks in the role.• A team of specialist education consultants with many years of experience and including many ex-teachers.• We will work with your existing Payroll Company upon request.• Earn up to £200 in vouchers of your choice for successful referrals.• We are one of the highest rated agencies with 4.8* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped."For the last year I have enjoyed working for Horizon Teachers.Horizon Teachers have provided some great placements, whether it's been long-term or short, at schools and early year centres across London. I recommend Horizon Teachers, as it offers some great work at a good rate, flexible to your own needs and obligations.Obviously the more you can work, the better off you'll be, and when you do a good job, you're more likely to be asked back. Which does great for the confidence boost!" - 5 star Google ReviewPlease send your CV to rebeccacooke@horizonteachers.com if you would like to apply for this position. Horizon Teachers are conducting video consultations and interviews at this time, in line with government guidelines.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 - £75 per day
I am currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to join an OFSTED graded Good school in Lewisham. This is an excellent opportunity for Graduates who are looking to start a career in Teaching as the school like to invest into their staff giving them all the tools they need to support them with daily tasks and activities.We have worked with the school for the past three years and staff who have worked there through Horizon love the new facilities and always comment on how well behaved the children are.The school can offer:• A very supportive team and environment.• Opportunity to be offered a permanent contract.• Tools and resources to help with your daily activities.Why would you want to work with us at Horizon Teachers?• Very competitive rates.• We offer both PAYE and Payroll Company pay solution and we will uplift your pay rate to pay you the permanent equivalent pay after 12 weeks in the role.• A team of specialist education consultants with many years of experience and including many ex-teachers.• We will work with your existing Payroll Company upon request.• Earn up to £200 in vouchers of your choice for successful referrals.• We are one of the highest rated agencies with 4.8* Google rating from teachers, support staff and schools we have helped.I worked as a Teaching 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. During my time as a TA, they were always very supportive - my contact would regularly be in touch to check how things were going. I am very pleased with my time with them and have no hesitation in recommending themWe are currently holding video consultations online, so please apply as soon as possible 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.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.