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Behaviour Mentor

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Behaviour Mentor work available across schools in Richmond and Kingston

Support children who are at risk of exclusion from school.

Provide support academically as well as socially and emotionally.

Support one child in the mornings and one child in the afternoons – likely to be in different schools – there are opportunities for both primary and secondary schools.

In this job you will provide tailored education to students who are struggling in mainstream school. The idea is to prevent children from being excluded, prevent them from being moved to an alternative provision or PRU. Instead, intervene early and get them back on track to succeed in their current school.

  • You will be paid a daily pay rate, for your morning session, afternoon session, and travel between the two (GBP72/day)
  • You will work in schools, likely in a specialist 1:1 support area rather than a regular classroom
  • We are looking for candidates with experience of intervention, mentoring, youth work, 1:1 support, strong behaviour management or any other relevant form of experience
  • Part of the role is to deliver work set by the class teacher, so you must be able to support children primarily in maths and English for their current working level, however your main focus will be on developing a positive relationship with the children, mentoring them, and helping them turn things round before further sanctions are put in place

Teaching Personnel will be your direct employer (PAYE), however there will be opportunity to apply for a permanent role with Kingston and Richmond later on in the year if you are successful in the job.

Send your CV today to begin the application process if you are interested to find out more.

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. 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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