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Behaviour Mentor

Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently looking for specialist Behaviour Mentors to work within Behavioural Units and Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) in Manchester and its surrounding areas.

We are currently supporting Alternative Education Provisions with their recruitment for short term and long term staffing.

For this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working within a similar setting
  • Experience of supporting children with challenging behaviour
  • Background in either: Challenging SEN Provisions, Youth/Community Services, Residential Support, Ex-Military, Police, Prison, Security Services or Mental Health Support
  • Be able to show resilience in challenging situations
  • Relevant qualifications (Team Teach desirable)
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach to working

The successful Behaviour Mentor would be required to work within small groups and at times on a 1:1 basis with students who require additional support. Building positive relationships with students and staff will be key to your role. You will need to have a proactive approach to use your initiative in situations, although the class teacher will offer you constant support and guidance.

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel:

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program (80% off!)
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • 13 weeks off per year

All candidates would be required to have an Enhanced DBS registered to the Update Service (we can provide you with details on how to start a new application) and will be able to provide a full career history and 2 referees within the last 6 years.

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge and have recent experience working as a behaviour mentor in the UK or if you would like further information on this role, please contact Laura in the Manchester branch of Teaching Personnel on 0161 242 1795.

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

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