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Behaviour Mentor CV11

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking to appoint a Behaviour Mentor to work within an SEN Unit which caters to 14-18 year old students.

The college is based in CV11 and has strong partnerships with major employers and universities, and excellent international relationships. Students learning is enhanced through a range of purpose-designed training based on specific areas and industry include CAD Engineering, Hospitality, Catering, Construction and Electrical Installation. The college caters for students with mixed Special Educational Needs including complex needs, Autism, SEMH and Learning Difficulties.

We are looking for versatile and resilient individuals who can support pupils calmly and confidently. You will be required to manage challenging behaviour and work with other members of staff to try and keep young persons calm and engaged.

An ideal candidate might have or had experience in;

  • Experience working in a College or care setting
  • Experience with persons of 14-18 years of age
  • Valid DBS on the update service (or be willing to apply for one)
  • Own transport or ability to use public transport
  • A passion for learning
  • The ability to inspire
  • A positive attitude
  • Experience working with people with challenging behaviour
  • Personal experience supporting persons with Special Educational Needs is invaluable
  • Sports Coaching, Carer background, Social Working or Performing Arts

The ideal candidate might be:

  • Versatile and resilient to work with challenging behaviour
  • Experience working with students who have significant communication difficulties - any experience of Makaton, MAPA or PECS is desired
  • Team Teach qualifications or other behaviour management qualifications
  • Escalation and diffusion methods
  • Experience working in challenging SEN environments with a range of abilities and SEN needs
  • Confident to work as part of a thriving multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience within Pupil Referral Units
  • Able to inspire and engage students
  • Vocational and Professional qualifications are desirable but not essential. It is about your character and abilities within the role.
  • Enhanced Child Workforce DBS registered to the update service (or willing to apply for this)

Qualities of this role include;

  • Timetable of Monday to Friday
  • Access to Teaching Personnel's CPD courses
  • A dedicated consultant throughout any process, including interviews, trials and daily support
  • Paid through PAYE, so no costs for working with Teaching Personnel
  • An incredibly, one of a kind, rewarding role
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks

For more information about this role please email your CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

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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