PRU Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00006177-1
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £9.77 to £10.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Vision For Education are currently looking for Teaching Assistants to work in Pupil Referral Units and Alternative Provisions across Greater Manchester. 

The units and provisions we work with provide bespoke, child-centred, high quality education programmes, which aim to ensure that all the students individual educational needs are met. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to pupils’ lives and their experience of education, especially those who have become disengaged from education. The roles can either be part or full-time dependant on your preferences. 


To work either with small groups or 1:1 with students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and who may be statemented and have Special Educational Needs. 

To facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour. 

To work alongside the classroom teacher. 

Requirements - A successful candidate must: 

Have relevant experience at a minimum of 6 weeks 

be patient, engaging, inspiring, creative, consistent, and calm when under pressure. 

We require someone who enjoys the immensely rewarding work or inspiring students who are emotionally and/or socially challenged and who can establish positive learning experiences through intuitive and creative learning. 

As well as being part of the school’s community, working with Vision For Education gives you access to:  

Excellent daily rates paid weekly via PAYE 

£50 reward every time you recommend a colleague 

Support throughout your placements 

Access to a dedicated SEN consultant 24 hour a day, 7 days a week 

Access to £350+ worth of free CPD such as Team Teach, Mental Health Awareness, Autism Awareness, SEND code of practise 

Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve 

Pension Contributions (subject to qualifying period) 

Regular social events in your local area with complimentary food and drink 

If you are a Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment then we want to hear from you. 

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision For Education, please contact our Manchester SEND team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call. 

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications