PRU Teaching Asisstant

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Hackney, North East London

Ref: 744Wednesday 16 March 2022



START DATE: September 2022           

CONTRACT TYPE: Long term         

PAY: £90-£100 Per day


Are you passionate about working with children with special educational needs?


Would you like to work in a pupil referral unit?


Do you want to make a difference?



The role

I am looking for an experienced teaching assistant to work in a pupil referral unit based in Hackney. This unit covers a range of ages from primary school all the way up to year 11. The unit deals with challenging behaviour of young people who aren’t able to attend mainstream schools. The students at this school are at risk of not risking their full potential, therefore I am looking for a strong candidate determined to help those who struggle the most to stay on track.

This school is in an excellent city location and has a new purpose built building with excellent sporting facilities!


The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for this role must have a genuine passion for working with young people and a desire to make a positive impact on their lives. You will already have teaching assistant experience and a strong educational skill set. This is a great opportunity for someone to showcase their passion for working with children with SEND and demonstrate their desire to help young people.

Working in this environment does bring challenging behaviour, therefore you would be expected to act appropriately and feel comfortable reacting to difficult situations.



What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work in a school with a wide age range
  • An easily accessible school with good transport links
  • The opportunity to work in a diverse and inclusive school
  • To work with a great team of support staff
  • PAYE payments
  • The chance of a permanent contract



Why work for Parker Smith?

  • We are specialists in what we do
  • We have a passion for working honestly and with integrity
  • Our ‘people before profit’ ethos means we put our candidate’s needs first
  • PAYE payments
  • A genuine passion to help people reach their potential in their SEND career



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! Applying on our company website, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to 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. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.



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