Primary Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Islington, North East London

Ref: 5881Thursday 20 June 2024

£150 - £220 per day PAYE

Primary Teacher - PRU  

September 2024


Primary Pupil Referral Unit - PRU Teacher

We are looking for a PRU Teacher to join a supportive and welcoming team within a PRU based in North East London, this will be based within their primary school. The school caters to students from KS1 through to KS5, supporting young people who are unable to access mainstream education, they have some students on long or short placements that will be returning back into mainstream or supporting students that will be moving on to further education or work. This is a fantastic school and staff feel valued and welcomed and have a great support network at the school. The students will have challenging behaviour, SEMH and other additional needs, they may have feelings of rejection, failure and disillusionment with school, and the PRU provides a safe and supportive learning space with personalised learning plans and support for every child.


What are the school looking for;

  • Therapeutic teaching approach
  • Social Emotional Mental Health experience
  • Experience of teaching with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies
  • Positive role model to support communication, with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach
  • Experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication teaching background
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships with vulnerable students
  • Experience of working with challenging behaviour


What you can expect from this PRU Teacher role

  • To teach in a setting with a likeminded team who are equally as dedicated to the learning and personal development of young people
  • Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams
  • Working with disengaged young people
  • Extensive specialist training from SEMH Specialists
  • Gaining experience with a variety of SEND


PRU Teacher requirements

  • The passion to teach and inspire young people during a crucial stage of their personal and academic development.
  • QTS or QTLS or successful teacher training completion 
  • Experience working with disengaged students who have additional needs either in mainstream or SEND settings
  • A nurturing, patient, empathetic and holistic approach



Why work with us?

  • We have over 250 5* Google reviews, please check them out!
  • We are an Ethical consultancy that always put people first
  • We specialise in SEND and we are all passionate about Inclusivity
  • We choose PAYE not an Umbrella company
  • We go above and beyond to make sure we are with you every step of the way on your journey to your future dream role  


If you think you would be an incredible asset to an already incredible team then please do get in touch by applying to this advert or emailing

Unfortunately if you are not contacted within 5 working days it means your application has been unsuccessful, we will however keep your records on file and contact you if a job role becomes available that we believe is perfect for you.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. We will help you with this.

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