PRU English Teacher - PRU Central London - MPS/UPS PAYE

Qualified Teacher - North East London

Ref: 3837Wednesday 3 January 2024


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PRU English Teacher - Central London - Permanent or temp to perm up to £56959

Are you passionate about teaching students with social emotional and mental health disorders? Do you want to teach in a PRU setting that are passionate about learning outcomes. 

Are you a secondary Teacher with experience in SEMH settings? or are you currently teaching English in mainstream and seeking a transition into an SEND setting?

PRU English Teacher - Central London

We are looking for a English Teacher for a PRU based in Central London.  The school caters for students who are unable to access mainstream education and has a therapeutic approach to teaching and learning with an onsite team of Therapy staff. The class sizes are very small and focus on the individual needs of students who have often experienced trauma and adverse childhood experiences.

We support Education providers that educate children and young people who for many reasons cannot access any other formal educational settings – these are the most vulnerable, at risk and hard to reach in our community. Understanding their SEMH needs must be met before any academic development can happen. Understanding their SEMH needs is essential in these roles and we are seeking individuals who can make a positive impact.

What we Are looking for - English PRU Teacher 

  • Therapeutic teaching approach
  • Secondary specialist with English
  • 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 disengaged teenagers is essential.


What you can expect from this English PRU Teacher

  • Classes of 6 children or less
  • To teach in a setting with a likeminded team who are equally as dedicated to the learning and personal development of young people
  • Excellent facilities in a brand new fit for purpose school building
  • Experience working in specialist therapeutic settings.
  • Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams 
  • Extensive specialist training from SEMH Specialists

English PRU Teacher Requirements

  • Unqualified or Qualified applications welcome 
  • The passion to teach and inspire young people during a crucial stage of their personal and academic development.
  • A nurturing, patient, empathetic and holistic approach

Although experience teaching in SEMH or PRU/AP specialist settings is beneficial I would also love to hear from individuals who are interested in taking their first steps into SEND settings.

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! or by emailing

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

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

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