PRU Teaching Assistant Needed

Posted on 24th December 2019
  • Birmingham
  • Applications have closed.

Long-term role, January start

Role description:

We are recruiting for a great PRU in Birmingham who are looking for a passionate Teaching Assistant to start in January on a full-time, long-term basis.

If you are interested in this role, please get in contact with Mariam on 0121 260 0000 or send your CV to

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who has extensive knowledge and experience when dealing with SEBD and SEMH Needs with secondary students.

The day to day responsibility of the teaching assistant is to work with a student 1:1 with a range of different needs which include SEMH and SEBD. You will be providing support to the student who can have very challenging behavioural and communication difficulties. The focus of the teaching assistant is to support the student effectively, manage and develop their behaviour in a positive manner.

The TA should be nurturing and who can offer positive reinforcement to these pupils and their lives and be able to provide the pupil with the ability to grow in confidence and form positive relationships with the people in the community. This is a great school to work with and will be a worthwhile role for the successful applicant.

Please note: A new enhanced DBS will be needed for this role or a subscription to the DBS update service.

Please apply immediately to be considered for this position.


  • Qualified Teaching Assistant OR Relevant SEN Background
  • SEND school-based Experience
  • SEBD and SEMH needs experience
  • Child and Adult Workforce DBS
  • Available in January, 5 days a week
  • Level 1 safeguarding certificate
  • Recent school-based references
  • Valid Photo ID – Driving License or passport
  • Full DBS – registered on the update service

What you need to do now:

If you’re interested in this role then contact Mariam at Balfor on 0121 260 0000 or email your CV to

You can also click “apply now” to forward an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. If you feel this role isn’t right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

What you’ll get in return:

Balfor Recruitment is an award-winning recruiter to the public, private and non-profit sectors for temporary, contract and permanent staffing. With over 20 years of proven success within the recruitment industry we can provide specialist staff in the following areas:

  • SEND Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Primary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Secondary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants
  • FE Lecturers
  • Note Takers
  • BSL Signers
  • Academic Support Workers and Dyslexia Tutors

As well as an attractive and competitive daily rate, you will gain experience of working within a school and a good insight into the education sector. We’re extremely proud to have been assisting schools in these areas for several years. You will also join our ‘refer a friend’ scheme where you could be entitled to receive £200 in vouchers.

Balfor are members of the REC. Candidates pay rates are in line with the AWR policy which means that after qualifying period supply teachers can be paid to scale.