Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

SEMH Learning Support Assistant


Job Description:

  • Pupil Referral Unit (KS1 & KS2)
  • Immediate Start
  • Full-time

Are you a specialist Teaching Assistant who has experience working with EBD and SEMH pupils? We are currently recruiting staff to work in a highly regarded Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Fulham. The Pupil Referral unit supports pupils with various behavioural and emotional needs that require support on a 1:1 basis or in small groups.

The Role

In this role you will be supporting pupils in KS1 and KS2. You will need to have experience in a PRU or similar environment. You will be working closely with other staff and professionals to manage challenging emotional and social behaviour on a daily basis. You must have a calm and resilient approach and be able to build a strong rapport with the students.  This role is full-time and to start ASAP.


The PRU works with primary aged pupils who have been permanently excluded from mainstream settings. Pupils have the chance to develop their skills in a place which fosters tolerance and confidence. The centre allows pupils to refocus on their learning and offers specialist support to allow individual development according to each pupil's needs. There is an established leadership team and teaching staff in place and all staff benefit from the shared learning and training  to enable you to become an excellent SEMH practitioner.

The school is easily accessible by bus and tube.

Experience in the areas below is essential:
  • Previous PRU experience
  • Restraint training (desirable)
  • Youth Work

If you feel you have what it takes to make a real difference in a child’s life - Please send your CV by applying below ASAP.

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

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