PRU Support Assistant

Posted 05 March 2024
Salary £90 - £105 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

PRU Support Assistant - Croydon

Job Description:

Remedy Education is currently supporting a Secondary Pupil Referral Unit. To help recruit a HLTA or Teacher Assistants in the Croydon and surrounding areas. Candidates would need a minimum of two years' experience working with children in school settings or PRU (pupil referral unit).

The students are known to have challenging behaviour, has social anxiety/emotionally not well enough for school. These students are often too challenging or too disruptive for mainstream schools. Job expectations could be that the candidate works at the child's home. The candidate will be working with children that may have been excluded from school, medically can't be in a school, it could be that they have relocated and no place available in the local school.


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

The successful candidate:

  • Minimum of NVQ Level 2, CACHE Level 2, BTEC, BA (Hons) Education or experience working within an education setting
  • 2 Years Experience within a PRU Support Assistant setting.
  • Assist with preparing lessons in all areas of the school curriculum with consideration of varied levels of student abilities.
  • Ability to follow instructions and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Provide simulating activities whilst ensuring hygiene and safety rules.
  • Maintain a supportive and clean classroom environment.
  • Be attentive to the unique needs of each student and be able to identify proper solutions when children encounter issues.
  • Great communication skills to collaborate with other teachers and families when needed.

Benefits and advantages for working through Remedy Education:

  • A minimum pay rate of at least £90 - £105 per day
  • A team with over twenty years' experience in both small, local, and large national education agencies
  • A dedicated account manager with a background in teaching
  • A £125 recommend a friend scheme.
  • A variety of daily, short-term, and long-term positions to suit your needs.
  • No need for completion of time sheets

About Us
Remedy Education is more than just a recruitment agency. We look after our candidates and aim to ensure that you're well supported and rewarded, throughout your teaching journey. Whether its career advice, feedback or just in need of a chat, you will always be welcomed by us, and we are always available to make time out for you.

If you want to hear more about this position and/or other opportunities with Remedy Education, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £90 - £105 per day


  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Certificate of Higher Education (preferred)


  • ALN: 2 years (required)
  • Classroom/child Care: 1 year (required)