School Support Staff Jobs

TeacherActive recruit school support staff for schools nationwide. Support staff is a category that covers a huge range of jobs, all of which are essential for the smooth running of a school and providing an environment in which pupils can thrive and learn to the best of their abilities.

Support staff jobs include but are not limited to:


  • Pupil support roles

These roles pertain to staff who are there to support pupils with a range of issues that they may be facing (from social, emotional or behavioural issues, to career advice). Other responsibilities can include looking out for the welfare of children during break time, lunch or out of school hours – these are quite varied roles and depend on individuals with great communication skills, patience and a lot of love for what they do.

  • Administration Staff or School Business Manager Roles

Support staff also includes any administration, office support and financial services management to ensure the smooth running of the school.

  • Site Staff

Making sure that schools provide lunches and a clean, safe and tidy environment for children is also essential for pupil and staff. These roles can include, caterers, cleaners, caretakers, site managers etc.

  • Technical or specialist staff

These individuals provide specialist support and resources for pupils and can include ICT, CDT or science technicians, music, dance specialists or librarians.

As you can see, there is a tremendous range of jobs that fall into the category “support staff”, so qualifications and required experience will vary hugely. If you know what role is right for you take a look at our current vacancies that apply to your experience here:

If you’re unsure, feel free to call your local education recruitment consultants, who will be able to advise you on what role is best for you, what qualifications you need etc. I we don’t have the perfect placement for you, we’ll find one to suit your needs.

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