PRU Teacher

Bury, Greater Manchester
GWM 00041_1612862195
Date Posted:09 Feb 2021
  1. HLTA, Learning Support Assistant, SEN Teacher
£120 - £145 per day
  1. Long-term

PRU Teacher

Bury, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind are recruiting fora PRU Teacher to join an dynamic and growing PRU provision in Bury.

Have you taught young people at secondary age with challenging behaviours?
Do you have experience teaching pupils a range of subjects including core subjects?

The job:

This is a PRU Teacher role for someone and significant experience teaching across a range of subjects. Pupils are working at upper KS2 and KS3 level in most areas. You will be required to plan and deliver lessons, monitor progress and differentiate your work to the individual needs of each pupil. Class sizes are usually no more than 8-10 pupils with TA support.

The school:

The school caters for young people at KS3 and KS4 age however pupils are working at lower levels than would be expected, as such the school are looking for a competent PRU Teacher at KS2 or KS3 level rather than someone who is a GCSE level specialist. The school is rated GOOD by Ofsted, commenting on the caring and nurturing environment for both staff and pupils as well as strong relationships between staff and pupils which helps to facilitate learning and progress despite challenges faced. The particular site that you would be working on follows an alternative curriculum including many vocational lessons so candidates that contribute in this area would be ideal.

The pupils:

All pupils are aged 11-16 and have an EHCP for SEND including Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs (SEMH) and challenging behaviours. Some of the young people have associated needs such as ADHD, Attachment Disorder, ODD or Autism. Behaviour can be physical as well as verbal at times.

As an experience PRU Teacher you will need to have very strong behaviour management skills and have a natural ability to engage with hard to reach pupils from varying backgrounds. You will need to be able to tailor your classes to meet the needs of each individual and plan, monitor and follow up accordingly. You will need resilience and perseverance in order to help pupils achieve.

While often challenging this is a great opportunity to make a real difference to young people with obstacles to learning and those from less fortunate backgrounds.

If this sounds like a role for you read on and get in touch using the contact info below!

By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

  • An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
  • Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

To join us and be successful in this PRU Teacher role, you will need to:

  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks.
  • Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.

A bit about Tradewind...

  1. As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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