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Behaviour Mentor

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Job description

  • Can you positively contribute towards raising achievement through improved attendance at school?
  • Do you have the ability to challenge and motivate pupils, acting as a role model and mentor?
  • Flexible hours available - ranging from half a day per week up to 5 days per week

Teaching Personnel's Behaviour Mentors work with pupils who are achieving below the required levels due to poor attendance and behaviour. Pupils may be at risk of exclusion, or have been temporarily been excluded already.

Behaviour Mentors will work alongside key school staff to reduce levels of unauthorised absence and improve levels of attendance and behaviour. Our staff establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model.

Your role would include undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/programmes, both on a 1-2-1 and small group basis, taking into consideration pupil learning styles.

Behaviour Mentors challenge and motivate , promoting and reinforcing self-esteem alongside providing levels of individual pastoral support to pupils.

The work available is flexible - working on a full or half day basis, five days per week, for at least half a term.

We currently are working with a number of PRU's and SEMH schools in the Bolton area that require learning mentors. The learning mentors will be working in a challenging environment where the young people are disengaged from education and struggle to take instructions. If you have experience in working with challenging behaviours then you would be an ideal candidate to become a learning mentor.

If you would like to apply for the role then please send your CV with relevant career history and qualifications.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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