PRU Learning Support Assistant

Medway, Kent
Date Posted: 06 Feb 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£22366 - £23366 per annum
  1. Long-term

PRU Learning Support Assistant

Medway, Kent

Teaching Assistant - Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) / Alternative Provision

Location: Medway

Employer: Tradewind Recruitment

Are you passionate about supporting students facing challenges in mainstream education? Tradewind Recruitment is seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our team as Teaching Assistants in Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) or Alternative Provisions in Medway.

About Us: At Tradewind Recruitment, we understand the importance of providing tailored support to students who may find traditional educational settings challenging. As a Teaching Assistant in a PRU or Alternative Provision, you will play a pivotal role in creating a positive and supportive learning environment for students who require additional assistance.


  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with diverse needs.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualised education plans (IEPs) and behaviour support strategies.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, promoting engagement and academic progress.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff and other professionals to create an inclusive and supportive educational atmosphere.

Benefits of Working with Us:

  • Competitive Rates of Pay: Enjoy rates of pay that reflect your skills and dedication.

  • Training and Development: We prioritise your professional growth, offering opportunities for training and development to enhance your skills in supporting students in alternative educational settings. You will have access to over 2500 FREE certified CPD courses via the National College. Fun fact: we are the only agency to be in partnership with them!

  • Supportive Community: Join a community that values collaboration and mutual support. Benefit from the guidance of experienced professionals in the field.

  • Online Portal: Manage your timesheets and availability conveniently through our user-friendly online portal.

  • Career Progression: Explore opportunities for career progression within the education sector, with ongoing support from Tradewind Recruitment.


  • Experience: Previous experience working in a PRU or Alternative Provision is highly desirable.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to the unique needs and challenges of students in alternative educational settings.
  • Empathy: Demonstrate a compassionate and patient attitude, understanding the backgrounds of students facing challenges.
  • Collaboration: Ability to work collaboratively with teaching staff and other support professionals.

If you are ready to make a positive impact on the lives of students in alternative educational settings and are dedicated to creating a supportive learning environment, apply now to join Tradewind Recruitment. Be a part of a team that values your contribution and is committed to providing quality education for all.

01227 852 816

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