Teaching Assistant

£79 per day

Teaching Assistant / Mentor (PRU) – Burgess Hill, West Sussex -Full Time 8:30 – 3:30 – £79 per day, term time only.

Passionate about working with young people? Enjoy supporting young people in an Alternative Provision? Want to work with an incredible team in a challenging yet rewarding full-time role?

Pink Tile Education are recruiting a Teaching Assistant for our client, a fantastic, forward-thinking & ambitious Alternative Provision school. The pupil community is diverse & spans KS3 & KS4. You will support the team in providing an opportunity for these young people to re-engage and enjoy the core curriculum, as well as other activities. The school aim to provide a caring and positive environment where all are valued and supported through a personalised curriculum which challenges and inspires individuals to achieve their potential.

The school caters for young people who struggled in mainstream schools for several reasons, with very challenging behaviour usually being a key aspect of their referral. Applicants must have a confident, calm and resilient personality to form bonds, giving the young people another chance to succeed in education.

This is a long-term, ongoing placement to make it permanent for the right candidate. 12 weeks temp to perm.

£79 per day.

  • Experience working with children & young people with behaviour management
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service, or willing to obtain one (we can help you to obtain one before your start date)
  • Patience and resilience with very challenging behaviour
  • Able to adapt to the different needs of each student
  • Confident working with children & young people in the Alternative Provision/Pupil Referral Unit
  • Experience working with children & young people in the Alternative Provision/Pupil Referral Unit (desired)


  • Support the class teacher
  • Support the pupils
  • Understand individual needs & adapt the approach
We look forward to hearing from you!
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Pink Tile Education, our schools and candidates all share the expectation of “Best Fit, Every Time” and our job is to ensure that every candidate we place has a positive impact on the team of their new employers.
Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. We are committed to safeguarding children’s and young people’s welfare within education. During the application process, you are required to:
– Provide details for us to complete Reference checks;
– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure or be willing to obtain a new one.
We aim to respond to all applications as soon as possible. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes regrettably unable to reply to individual inquiries. If we have not contacted you within a couple of working days, we may have been attempting to contact you or your application has been unsuccessful. We encourage you to please apply for another position that you may see in the future. Thank you.
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