Athona Education was formed in 2007 and has been helping secondary teachers and support staff, including teaching assistants and cover supervisors, secure the very best jobs in secondary schools across London, Essex and Suffolk. Whether it’s a daily supply role, a contract position or a permanent position, Athona always has a number of jobs available to fit your unique requirements.

The demand for key stage 3, 4 and 5 teachers in the UK is always high, in particular for key subject areas like, English, maths, science, geography and PE. Whatever your subject specialty, Athona is able to support you to find the position.

We find the right supply, contract or permanent positions for teachers of art, business studies, drama, English, food technology, geography, graphics design, health & social care, history, IT, maths, media & film studies, music, PE, religious education, science, sociology and textiles. Your subject specialty not listed? Speak with the team as we’re always ready to help you find the perfect job.

Looking for a senior leadership role? Athona place teachers into secondary leadership positions that include; head teacher, deputy or assistant head teacher, head of department and subject leader.

We also support teachers looking to relocate to teach secondary 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 secondary teachers working 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.

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