Athona Education was formed in 2007 and has been supporting primary teachers and support staff find the very best key stage 1 or key stage 2 jobs across London, Essex or Suffolk. If you’re interested in a day-to-day supply role, a long-term contract position or would like to find the perfect permanent position, Athona always has a number of jobs available to fit your requirements.

Working within a primary school in the UK means there are plenty of opportunities available to work as a qualified key stage 1 and 2 teacher, early years teacher (EYTS), NQT teacher, primary intervention teacher, SEMH teacher, PPA cover, HLTA, teaching assistant or as an SEND teaching assistant. We work closely with schools to support them with school admin and finance assistants.

Looking for a senior leadership role? Athona place teachers into primary leadership positions, which include; head teacher, deputy or assistant head teacher, head of department, leader of learning and phase leader.

We also support teachers looking to relocate to teach primary school pupils in the UK from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and many other locations across the world. Want to find out more about how Athona can support you? Take a look at our teaching in the UK guide.

Benefits for primary teachers with Athona

  • We offer competitive rates of pay as standard
  • You’ll be looked after by an experienced team who have ample industry knowledge and experience
  • We’ve been accredited REC gold standard since 2015
  • Looking for your very first newly qualified teacher (NQT) position? We’ll make sure the process is as simple and easy as possible for you
  • Access our free in-house CPD training, covering safeguarding and behaviour management
  • Job opportunities available across London, Essex and Suffolk, so whether you’re looking for an urban city or small countryside village – we have the location for you
  • Thinking of becoming a supply teacher, but concerned about pay? Join our guaranteed pay scheme (GPS) and you’ll never have to worry again
  • Earn a £250* bonus every time you refer your friends and colleagues to Athona.

View our latest primary jobs or register with Athona.