at Chalk Education
Location Amersham, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 20, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant - Buckinghamshire

Salary - £85 - £95 per day

If you have experience of supporting young people with challenging behaviour, then Chalk would love you to get in touch.

Chalk are currently recruiting for a PRU Learning Support Assistant.  This is a great opportunity to make a difference.

The role:

  • Based in a Secondary Pupil Referral Unit
  • Starts in September
  • Potential to be a permanent role
  • Pay scale - £85 - £95 per day


You will need to be able to:

  • Provide behaviour and pastoral support to small groups & on a 1:1 basis.
  • Build strong relationships.
  • Manage behaviour & support the teacher in the classroom
  • Empathetic and calm
  • Resilient
  • Fun, engaging, personable and approachable.
  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Previous experience - PRU LSA / SEMH Teaching Assistant / Youth Worker or Residential Support Worker.



  • Pupils are aged 11-16 and our outside mainstream education
  • Pupils SEMH, Autism, ADHD
  • Pupils have an EHCP for SEMH.
  • Behaviour - verbal or physical aggression
  • Team Teach behaviour management strategies are used.
  • Pupils come from vulnerable backgrounds


Please get in touch with the Chalk guys if you are interested in making a difference to a vulnerable pupil’s life.


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