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Behaviour Buddy/Mentor

Job description

  • Are you wishing to pursue a career working with young people who display challenging behaviour?
  • Do you have previous experience working with children and young people in educational or Youth Group settings?
  • Are you able to engage pupils who are dis-engaged from education?
  • Do you have full UK driving licence and access to a car daily?

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting on behalf of a number of specialist schools within the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas. Due to an increase in the number of temporary exclusions nationally, our client schools wish to appoint Behaviour Mentors to work with identified pupils in the forthcoming academic year within their initial transition stage into the Pupil Referral Student.

The role of Behaviour Mentors will incorporate delivering short intervention strategies in meetings to improve behaviour whilst implementing the schools behaviour policy and monitoring progress.

You will work directly with the schools Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and the class teachers to ensure all pupils are able to access learning and display positive behaviour.

This role is ideal for anyone looking to apply for a PGCE as it will give you the perfect opportunity to learn a range of behaviour management skills as well as experience within an alternative provision.

  • Full time and part time opportunities available
  • Experience working with challenging behaviour is desirable
  • Team - Teach qualification is desirable
  • Earn up to £300 per week
  • Supporting students inside the classroom and through outreach projects.
  • Access a range of CPD courses to enhance personal learning and development

If you are looking for work in Bristol or the surrounding areas and have a passion for supporting the learning of all students, this position is perfect for you!

For immediate consideration, please submit a full CV outlining all experiences to Anna Kitson. To obtain further information, please contact the Bristol SEN Branch on the contact details provided below. I look forward to hearing from you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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