Support Staff Jobs

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56 Jobs

Maths Teaching Assistant - West London

£60 - £90 per day
Maths Teaching Assistant Location - West London Ofsted Outstanding School Graduate role  Are you a recent Maths Graduate or a current Maters student looking for a Teaching Assistant role? Are you looking to gain experience in a school as a teaching assistant before progressing to complete a teaching qualification?  Horizon teachers is working with an outstanding school in West London who is in need of a maths Teaching assistant to work specifically in the maths department.  Do you have the drive, commitment and dedication to work with students of all abilities and make a real difference to their achievement? Are you looking for a role to progress you to become a teaching in 2019? As a teaching assistant you will be working within the maths department supporting and progressing students of all abilities. A background in Maths is essential as you will be supporting within Maths specifically. You will work alongside experienced teachers and other teaching assistants to provide in class support as well as working with students in small groups and on a one to one basis. You will gain a valuable insight into the role of a teacher and develop skills that can be used throughout teacher training. The schools that we are working with provide all Teaching Assistants with excellent training. You will be introduced to the latest teaching innovations as well as being fully trained on working with SEN students. As a Teaching Assistant you will be a vital link between teachers and students and in past years teaching assistants have been seen to improve grades as well as develop students’ behaviour.  Please apply for the position immediately as the school will be interviewing as applications are received. 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 - Science/Maths

£18,200 - £18,200 per annum
Graduate Teaching AssistantScience and Maths Graduates WantedOne Year contract£18200 per annum.September 2018 startASAP InterviewDo you want to work in an Outstanding Secondary School in Hounslow? Are you interested in teaching Maths or Science in the future? Do you want to work as a Teaching Assistant for one year before Teacher Training? Horizon Teachers is currently working with an Outstanding Secondary School in West London who are in need of a Graduate Teaching Assistant to start in September 2018. The role is supporting students with a specific focus on Science or Maths. This is a graduate position and you must be have a degree and a passion for Maths or Science. A degree in either maths or Science is not essential but A Levels in the subject will be needed. The School wish to appoint someone who:Is a recent Graduate looking to work as a Teaching Assistant for one year,Has a passion for Science or Maths and has studied this at A Level.Is passionate and able to pass this on to others.Is looking to become a teacher in the future.Is able to support students in their learning.If you are a recent graduate and are looking to work as a Teaching Assistant in a Secondary School please send an updated CV ASAP. The school is located in West London and would be a great start into Teaching for the right person. 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.

Learning Support Assistant - Primary Autism Provision

£60 - £75 per day
Learning Support AssistantFull time hours 8.30am - 4pmTerm time only£60-£75 per dayASD provisionPrimary SchoolA mainstream Primary School based in Croydon are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to join their team of support staff in their Enhanced Learning Provision (ELP) for Primary aged children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD).The provision is a specialist unit, separate, from the mainstream classes where pupils aged from 4 to 11 receive a greater level of support to access the curriculum. It provides a positive, happy learning environment for children with ASD and tailors the support to each individual student's needs. The provision consists of: 1 class for reception and KS1 pupils and the other for KS2 pupilsA sensory roomA cooking areaDesignated outdoor area for the provisionThe successful applicant will work with pupils across both classes on a split day. This will involve supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis to provide learning support, communicating with them using a variety of methods (such as PECS and Makaton) and differentiating work for their particular needs. The pupils may have other difficulties such as medical, learning or sensory needs and, as such, will require additional support.The school are looking for:Personal or professional experience supporting Autism ideallyA good understanding or Autistic Spectrum DisorderExperience using PECS and MakatonA patient, calm and engaging approach to supporting pupils with SENThis is a long term position which will start on 3rd September and continue until the end of the academic year. Please apply now to be considered for this position! For more information call Chris on the SEN team at Horizon 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.

HLTA

£70 - £90 per day
HLTA (Higher Learning TA) Enfield Ofsted 'Good School  September 2018 Start £70-£90 Per day Are you an experienced HLTA who is looking for a new and exciting role to start in September? Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside a well-known secondary school in the borough of Enfield who are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic HLTA to join them in September, This is an excellent opportunity to join an inspirational school where ‘Students’ Attitudes to others and to their learning are outstanding. The purpose of a HLTA is to work collaboratively with teaching staff and share in their responsibility for the development and education of all pupils by utilising advanced levels or knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes. The school is extremely proud of their students and their successes and achievements in recent years. They 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. 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 local schools on a number of projects, they have developed social skills and established friendship with pupils from other schools’ To be successful in your application you will have the following; Educated to a degree level Good communication both verbal and written Positive can do attitude The ability to engage with and inspire young people Great attention to detail Experience as a teaching assistant/HLTA September availability To be considered for this exciting role 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   -

1:1 LSA (Reception Class)

£60 - £108 per day
1:1 LSA to support a student with Autism in Rcecption Class Full time, term time role working 8.30am-4.00pm Start date- September 2018 Hackney,  mainstream Primary School Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant A school in Hackney is seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant/ Learning Support Assistant to work 1:1 with a child who will be joing their Reception class in September. You will be working 1:1, supporting their learning which will sometimes be outside of the main classroom. They can be challenging so a firm but fair approach will be needed to support them. Experience of working with children with SEN is essential, particularly supporting ASD. The school has an excellent, established leadership team and very experienced SENCO to support you. About you: A calm, kind and dedicated approach is required. You will need to be able to use your own initiative as you will be working alone with support from the SENCO and SLT. Good communication is essential, as you will be working closely with the class teacher, SENCO and parents Have a good understanding of how children learn and any experience in a similar role would be a huge advantage. If you are interested in this role and can start as soon as possible, Please contact me ASAP by sending your CV.

Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioner

£9 - £15 per hour
Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioners Early Years Term time Flexible working Croydon / SE London Area September 2018 start dates We are working with a group of established  children’s centresin the  in Croydon / South East London area. These are busy, multicultural nursery schools serving a diverse community. The nurseries cater for 2-4 year olds in their pre-school and run alongside their children centre services for the community. We are looking for passionate practitioners to further strengthen their friendly team. The work available is flexible and can fit around your availability. This includes: ad hoc cover work as bank staff, short term sickness cover,  and permanent positions. Ideally You will:  Be qualified to NVQ/CACHE Level 3/NNEB (or equivalent) in childcare Have a sound understanding and experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and Every Child Matters framework  Have a desire to work with children under 5 years old, and be committed to giving them the best possible start in life Be a self-starting person with a hands on, practical approach to children's learning Be an effective team member with a proactive approach and a sense of humour In return we can offer flexible working during school term time, excellent rates of pay and ongoing support. For more information and to apply submit your CV for consideration

Graduate Teaching Assistant

£60 - £80 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Waltham Forest September 2018 Start Ofsted ‘Outstanding school £60 - £80 Per Day Are you passionate about education and are looking for flexible work as a teaching assistant? Maybe you want to become a teacher in the future and need to gain the necessary experience and skills required to make a real difference? Horizon Teachers is currently working alongside an outstanding rated school based in Waltham forest who are currently looking for motivated teaching assistants to join their dedicated, dynamic staffing team from Easter. The school has strong values and pride themselves on; A commitment to instilling high aspirations, a desire to learn and ambition to achieve, A personalised approach to securing excellence stemming from a passionate belief that each individual is unique, special and capable of rising above perceived limitations, a strong core of tenacity, self-respect and self-belief that inspires each student to become the best person they can be while having a commitment to charitable endeavours and making a difference to the world. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘The Headteachers excellent leadership and high expectations have led to the school developing and sustaining outstanding practice since it opened in 2014, Behaviour is impeccable as ‘go getter’ pupils are disciplined and keen to learn so their attendance is consistently high, they uphold strong moral values and are polite and respectful to each other, staff and visitors, Work in pupils’ books and validated assessments shows that pupils make rapid progress from different starting points which is significantly above national averages in all subjects, Parents express a high level of satisfaction with the school’s work and commitment to pupils, leaders alertness to safeguarding concerns means that pupils are safe from harm, leaders and staff are responsive to pupils needs’. To be successful in your application you must have the following; A Degree Great attention to detail Passionate about education The ability to engage with and inspire young people Good communication both verbal and written Excellent organisational skills Positive can do attitude Your daily duties will consist of the following; Supporting the classroom teacher as instructed Maintaining classroom discipline Helping to ensure good learning takes place in every lesson Being a positive role model for all students at all times Building rapport with staffing teams and students 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 - Secondary PRU

£60 - £75 per day
An exciting position has become available starting on 17th September 2018 (the new academic year). If you have experience working in a mainstream Secondary school we are keen to hear from you!A Secondary Pupil Referral Unit based in Dagenham are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join their team. The successful applicant will be working in the school's library which is separate from the main school site but functions as a normal classroom.The position is:Full time hours - Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4pmLong term - continuing for the full academic year and potentially beyond if you work well there!Term time onlyAn exciting and varied role to work with students with different personalities and from a range of backgroundsThe school are a Pupil Referral Unit who provide 70 full time places for 11 to 16 year olds who have been excluded from mainstream education on a permanent or short term basis. The class sizes are small, with a maximum of 6 students in each. Many of the students have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and their education has been disrupted as a result of this.The school provides a very supportive and caring environment for its students to facilitate their return to mainstream schooling or take up a college place. They have high expectations of behaviour and reward students for this with residential trips and team-building activities on which staff will participate. Students are also encouraged to make positive contributions to their local community, participating in borough sports events and supporting young people with disabilities.The Teaching Assistant responsibilities:Providing learning support to students between year 7 and 11Carrying out effective behaviour management in line with the school's policies and proceduresAt times you will need to hold/restrain students - there will be Team Teach trained staff on standby to assist with thisDifferentiating work for students of different abilitiesSupporting pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN)Welcoming students into the classroomBreak and lunch dutyMentoring studentsGiving timeouts to students when requiredProviding subject-specific supportYou do NOT need to have worked in a PRU to be considered for this position. The school are seeking individuals with mainstream Secondary school experience who are confident with behaviour management, are familiar with the secondary school curriculum and are passionate about getting students reintegrated into mainstream schooling as quickly and effectively as possible.Please apply now to be considered for this position or call the SEN team 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 - 4 members of staff needed

£60 - £90 per day
Teaching Assistant4 positions Outstanding Secondary SchoolNorth London£60 - £70 per day Long term role. This Ofsted Outstanding exceptional school is looking to recruit four Teaching Assistants to join their team of support staff. This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of North London's top performing non academies and thrive whilst supporting students learn and progress in all areas. This is a full time role and for the right member of staff could turn permanent, potential future teachers are encouraged to apply and learn from some of London's best teachers. As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting students of all abilities from year 7 to 11. The role will involve working alongside students in class as directed by the class teacher ensuring that work is understood and completed to a high level. There will also be an element individual support as directed by the SENCO (Special needs coordinator), this will as an intervention for students who my need extra support out of the classroom. As this is a support role assisting students with either learning or behavioural needs will be expected. The school do not require any prior experience of this as training will be offered. The school is located in North London with excellent transport links that allow easy access wherever you are in London, with mainline trains as well as access to the underground network. They have been graded as "Outstanding" by Ofsted in their last three inspections, staff are friendly and dedicated to helping every student improve to reach their full potential. The Learning support team work closely together and take pride in the fact that every student is offered comprehensive support throughout their schooling. The ideal applicant for this Teaching Assistant position will be motivated and able to clearly communicate with students of all ages and backgrounds. Recent graduates or experienced support staff are encouraged to apply as the school have two positions. Having previous school experience is not essential, a can do attitude and strong work ethic is essential as the school look for individuals who can immerse themselves in school life from day on. A degree in English, Maths, Science or Humanities would be looked upon favourably but not essential. Potential Teaching Assistants must be;• Committed and hard working,• Have a drive to improve the lives of all students• Be inclusive and willing to adapt • Be able to work in a team• Be proactive, energetic and willing to learn.Applicants must hold a valid DBS certificate (if you do not have one we can assist you in applying for one) and be available for interview.Please apply immediately for this outstanding opportunity as the school wish to appoint 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.

EAL Teaching Assistant (Romanian or Portuguese)

£60 - £90 per day
EAL Teaching AssistantRomanian or Portuguese Language September 2018 start£60 - £90 per dayTemp to Perm roleNewhamPortuguese speakers, Romanian speakers, Horizon Teachers are looking for two Teaching Assistants who are able to support students in a Secondary School as an EAL Teaching Assistants. This is a September start position and the school will look to offer a permanent contract after the first school term is completed. The Role;To support year 7 students who do not have English as their first language. The school need speakers of either Romanian or Portuguese to help pupils in lessons with their integration into the UK school system. You will be working on a one to one basis with selected students. You must have a supportive personality and be able to play a key link between teachers and the students. The ability to speak Portuguese or Romanian as well as English is essential as the students in question have very little experience speaking English.The School:The School is a friendly, community based Secondary School located in the borough of Newham. With excellent transport links the school is easily accessible from all parts of London. The school is a mixed 11-16 school where students work well together and the Strong Head Teacher has worked hard to ensure pupil progress is high and there is a positive learning environment across the school. The Ideal applicant;Fluent in English as well as either Romanian or Portuguese.Excellent communication skillsA supportive personality Able to support and work with students of all ability. Has an up to date DBS or willing to apply for oneIs available from September 2018.If you would like to be considered for this position please send 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.

LSA - Visually Impaired Student

£65 - £85 per day
Graduate LSA - Visually Impaired Experience  Westminster August/September Start Ofsted ‘Outstanding School Are you a recent graduate with experience of working with visually impaired students? Looking for an exciting new role this year? Horizon Teachers is currently working with a well know Academy in the borough of Westminster who are looking for a graduate to join their SEN department to help support a student who is visually impaired. The school is a firm believer of ‘Education Is Success’ which they feels captures the sense of optimism and determination to succeed, They aim to develop resilience in their students and the ability to be tenacious in their quest to be the best that they can be in all aspects of their lives, they draw out their individuals talents and celebrate their personal achievements and their individual contribution. The Academy provides an award-winning education, they have a huge ambition and aspiration for every student and their commitment to their success is 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. Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘Overall students make outstanding progress the proportion of students achieving five GCSE grades A*- C including English and mathematics is well above average, Disabled students and those who have special educational needs make outstanding progress as a result of the academy’s targeted interventions to support their achievement, Students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is greatly enhanced by an outstanding range of extra-curricular activities as a result students have high aspirations for their futures’. To be considered for this role you will have the following; Experience of working with students who are visually impaired Educated to a degree level Excellent organisational skills The ability to engage with and inspire young people Good communication both written and verbal Experience of working with children (Desired) Passionate about education Positive can do attitude This fantastic opportunity is due to start in September with the right person possibly starting in late August and will be on a fixed term contract for the whole academic year (July 2019), if you feel you are the right person for this role 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   -