Part-time - Permanent

Teaching Assistant, Phoenix Centre

  • Date Posted:

  • Category:

    Support Staff
  • Salary:

    18,870 - 20,541
  • Expires:


Teaching Assistant – Level 3

24 hours a week, term time only

The Pilgrim PRU is an Ofsted registered outstanding medical needs provision which provides education across four hospital schools.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic TA to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of skilled and friendly practitioners who are committed to providing high quality learning opportunities to young people during their time at the Phoenix Centre.

The Phoenix Centre is a residential Tier 4 hospital centre that works with young people from 13- 18 years old with complex eating disorders. All pupils are taught in small teaching groups or on a one to one basis.

  • Do you have skills to help deliver KS3 and GCSE curriculum subjects?
  • Do you have energy, ambition and resilience?
  • Can you deliver warmth and a sense of fun?
  • Are you flexible, creative and enterprising?

This is a unique opportunity to gain experience of working with young people with mental health difficulties as part of a multi-disciplinary team and would suit a graduate who is interested in a career in teaching or psychology.


For further information about our school and to apply for the position please see our website


We recommend that you arrange a visit to the Pilgrim PRU prior to your application, please contact Amanda Morris-Drake, Head of Pilgrim PRU or telephone 01223 534473


The Pilgrim PRU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all successful candidates will be expected to have a DBS and other relevant employment checks.


Closing date:            Monday 1 July 2019

Interviews:                 w/c 8 July 2019

Position to start:        Wednesday 4 September 2019