at Chalk Education
Location High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 24, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term
Salary £85 – £90 per day
Work Hours 8:30-4:00

Job Description

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 January
  • Potential to be a permanent role
  • Pay scale - £80 – 90 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.

Call Holly today for more information on 07908 078667.

You must have:

  • DBS on the update service or be willing to complete a new one.
  • Right to work in the UK

About us

Our direction and long-term target is to be the top specialist education agency out there, providing bespoke staffing solutions to schools and education provisions across the UK. We aim to offer a personal solution to all of our candidates, listening to your individual needs and taking into account your special requirements.

We are made up of a team of experienced education recruiters who all share the same goal – to build solid, long-term relationships with schools, teachers and support staff alike. We recruit SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) staff for both mainstream schools, Special Needs Schools and alternative provisions, filling short-term, long-term and permanent vacancies.

The Legal Bit

We are an education recruitment agency committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We promote equal opportunities and diversity for employees, workers, and applicants. We follow new GDPR laws to ensure the protection and privacy of your data.

Start your career and change lives by working in Special Education – apply now!



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