PRU Specialist SEN Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Hackney, North East London

Ref: 3463Monday 13 May 2024

PRU Specialist SEN Teacher 

North East London

September 2024 

Are you passionate about teaching students who are unable to access mainstream education?

Are you a primary trained teacher or a secondary teacher with a nurturing teaching style?

Are you looking for a new challenging teaching students within a Pupil Referral Unit?

Pupil Referral Unit - PRU Teacher

We are looking for a PRU Teacher to join a supportive and welcoming team within a PRU based in Hackney. 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
  • Experience working with disengaged students who have additional needs either in mainstream or SEND settings 
  • A nurturing, patient, empathetic and holistic approach

Although experience teaching in SEMH 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 about PRU Teacher opportunities?

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

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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