Behaviour Mentor

Are you looking to work with vulnerable and challenging students?

Are you looking for a rewarding yet challenging role?

Do you have previous experience (personal or professional) supporting children or vulnerable adults?

Teaching Personnel are recruiting on behalf of a Secondary school in Newport for a number of Behaviour Mentors.

The positions available are full time and will be for the rest of the academic year.

£300 – £350 a week.

What does a Behaviour Mentor do?

Working as a Behaviour Mentor you will be supporting behaviourally challenging students to engage in mainstream education.  For the role you will be working within the school Learning Support Centre and a majority of the students you support will have Additional Learning Needs or Behavioural Needs.  A Behaviour Mentor will actively encourage participation and attendance in school, by working 1:1 and in small groups to instil subject confidence & self-esteem and supporting students with across their classes.

You will need to work flexibly with students; being empathetic to their requirements and setting clear expectations from the start. The school places a great emphasis on the ability to work as part of a team and being adaptable to the ethos of the school.

Who makes a good Behaviour Mentor?

The students you will be supporting can be very challenging at times so it is important that you have some previous experience handling challenging behaviour – this experience can be personal or professional.   As an individual you must be empathetic, patient and above all, reliable. As a Behaviour Mentor you will play a big role in the students school life and it is important these students have consistency with their support. 

Past successful applicants for a Behaviour Mentor have included:

Psychology Graduate
Ex Military
Social Services
Ex Police
Foster Carer
You must have previous experience working with children or supporting vulnerable adults in some capacity.

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel:

*Teaching Personnel are a Welsh Government Approved Agency in Wales*

Competitive rates of pay
You will have your own specialist consultant who will support you at all times and is dedicated to finding you work
A recommend a friend scheme – GBP50 referral bonus for every friend you introduce to Teaching Personnel
All of our staff are paid on a PAYE basis with NO umbrella fees!
Access to our CPD academy to allow you to continue to develop your skills 

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding role within a Secondary school, please apply with your CV early to avoid dissapointment.

The school are very interested in meeting potential candidates ASAP.

Behaviour Mentor | Behaviour Support | Teaching Assistant | SEN Needs | Secondary School | Newport | Psychology Graduate

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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