Sport or PE SEN TA (PRU) - Tilbury, Essex

Creative, Innovative, and inclusive PRU (Pupil Referral Unit) in Tilbury, Essex is recruiting for an immediate PE / Sport SEN Teaching Assistant.


This is a thriving PRU (Pupil Referral Unit) that offers education to children with Complex Needs /SEMH and Behaviour challenges.


Successful candidates must have a good understanding of children and young people and advantageous would be any experience of coaching or supporting classes with Sport / PE in some capacity. Your PE/sport background may have been either in a Youth Centre/ Alternative Unit/ Pupil Referral Unit / SEN School or Mainstream School

Exciting new post has arisen due to increased pupil numbers and hence recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant/ PE /Sport Teaching Assistant/Behaviour Mentor/ Youth Worker/ PE HLTA/ Sports instructor/ Sports SEN TA/ PE SEN TA. You must be able to build a strong & professional bond with young people on both a 1:1 basis and in small groups.


You have great experience working with SEN children (SEMH/ Behaviour Difficulties in various PE related activities

As an SEN TA (PE or Sport)/ Teaching Assistant/ Sports SEN TA/ Learning Mentor / Behaviour Mentor, you must be able to engage in PE lessons with secondary aged children (KS3 & KS4).

  • You have recent experience working as either a Youth Worker/ Behaviour Mentor/ Sport SEN TA/ PE Teaching Assistant /Sports instructor/ Sports SEN TA / Mentor

  • Preferably SEN Experience should be within; SEMH/Challenging Behaviour

  • You should have worked in either a Youth Worker/ Pupil Referral Unit/ Alternative Provision/ Mainstream School or SEN School

  • Experience working with children on a 1:1 basis and within small groups

  • You can successfully de-escalate challenging behaviour, build a strong rapport with children, resilient with a great positive attitude and personality

  • You have an Enhanced DBS with the update service OR able to pay for a new DBS ASAP

Please do kindly call me today or forward me a copy of your CV if this position is of interest to you or please pass onto anyone you know who may be interested in this position.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.


Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit. JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children