Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Secondary PRU Teacher


Job Description:

  • Secondary PRU Teacher
  • Pupil Referral Unit - KS3/KS4
  • Immediate Start
  • Full-time
  • Paid to scale
Are you a specialist Teacher who has experience working with EBD and SEMH pupils? We are currently looking to recruit an experienced teacher to work in a highly regarded Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Islington. The Pupil Referral unit supports pupils with various behavioural and emotional needs (SEMH). The Role

This large PRU are looking to recruit an experienced teacher to teach classes within Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 in either English, Maths or Science. All pupils are working below the expected level and so lessons will be taught at KS2/KS3 level. Classes will be up to 6 pupils with SEMH and behavioural needs and some education may take place in community and students homes too. You will have a team of support staff in the class to allow for emotional and behavioural support. You will need to have a good understanding of teaching your subject at KS3/KS4 and MUST have PRU experience.

You will need to be approachable and patient and be able to build a strong rapport with the students. You will be working closely with other staff and professionals to manage challenging emotional and social behaviour on a daily basis.  Experience in similar settings is essential, along with a calm and resilient approach.


The PRU works with secondary 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:
  • HLTA experience/qualification
  • Previous PRU experience

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

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