TAs/LSAs needed for PRU School in London Borough of Islington

anzuk education services pty ltd

Experience working with children with emotional and behavioural needs? Or a passion for supporting vulnerable children both academically and socially?

  • Excellent rates of pay - between £75 - £85 per day!
  • Regular social events organised with like-minded professionals!
  • Regular professional development provided to support career progression!
anzuk Education are working with a large Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) school in the London Borough of Islington. PRU’s are alternative provisions for pupils who have extremely challenging behavioural and social needs, or for pupils whom have gone missing in education. As a result, the pupils whom you will be supporting in the classroom could potentially have social emotional and mental health issues, or possibly severe levels of autism and specific learning difficulties. 

The School:
  • OFSTED Outstanding
  • Caters for children aged between 8 - 13
  • Small class sizes with no more than eight pupils in a class
  • Close to major transport links
  • Young, fun and dedicated staff base and senior leadership team
  • Training and professional development offered
The role:  

- Working closely with the class teacher to support in the delivery of exceptional learning experiences for children. 
- Working on a 1:1 basis, or in small group sizes, with pupils to provide more targeted and meaningful learning experiences, with the endeavour to gradually reintegrate them back into a mainstream setting. 
-  Utilising effective behavioural management techniques to assist in promoting an optimal learning environment within the classroom. 
- Assisting the teacher to set-up engaging and interactive practical lesson activities.
- To be patient and compassionate when understanding and supporting the specific challenges of each pupil.
- Undertake additional duties, such as break and lunch duties, as and when is required. 

The role requires candidates who are able to commit to a long-term position 5 days a week, between 8:30am - 3:30pm.

To apply and commence working with us you must meet the below criteria:
  • Enthusiastic, patient and resilient nature.
  • Possess an Enhanced Child DBS with an update service subscription, or demonstrate the willingness to apply for one through anzuk.
  • Possess an updated CV, outlining paid employment covering the last two years - any gaps in employment must be accounted for.
  • Within 1 hour commute of the London Borough of Islington and able to provide a valid police check from countries you have lived in (outside of the UK) within the last 5 years.
  • Previous experience catering for pupils with severe academic and behavioural needs, either in an SEND or mainstream setting, is advantageous but not essential.
  • Be able to show experience working with children in a coaching, tutoring, teaching or mentoring role - or a willingness to learn and undertake new challenges!
You must have all of the above to be able to be cleared for work.

Teaching Assistants often earn between £75 - £85 per day, dependent upon previous experience. Higher rates of pay can be considered for high-performing candidates with excellent references.

How to apply:
For additional information, or to apply for this role, please contact Maham on maham.c@anzuk.education.

About anzuk Education:
anzuk Education have been based in London since 2004. Our aim is to help create exceptional experiences for the learners of today; we accomplish this by always placing the best educators in the right learning environment.