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PRU Teaching Assistant
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Short-term/day-to-day supply
£70 to £80 per day
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25 April 2022
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*LOCATION* Trafford *CONTRACT TYPE* Full-time *CONTRACT TERMS* Long-term *SALARY* £350 - £400 p/w APPLY BY ASAP JOB START On-going

About the role

Do you have experience in managing challenging behaviour in a school or care setting?

Are you interested in making a difference to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds?

Vision for Education are currently working with Pupil Referral Units in Trafford who are looking for PRU Teaching assistants to support young people aged 11 – 16. These settings support students with social, emotional, and mental health needs as well as challenging behaviour.

The role

The position of the PRU Teaching Assistant will involve

  • Being able to build strong and trusting relationships
  • Be required to work either with small groups or on a 1:1 basis
  • Being resilient and support students to persevere through difficult situations
  • There are opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period

About the school

  • The PRU schools in Trafford have a smaller intake of students so class sizes will vary
  • They offer a balanced and broad range of subjects
  • They ensure an encouraging environment where each student is valued
  • They have supportive teams of staff that promote a safe and welcoming environment


To be considered for the role of PRU Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • Be patient, engaging and calm when under pressure
  • A good understanding of child protection and safeguarding guidelines
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£70 to £80 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Relevant experience of working with children or young people

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Holly Hodkin on 0161 641 3743 or email
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