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Behaviour Mentor

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are recruiting Teaching Assistants and Behaviour Mentors to join a multi-site specialist school based in Croydon. 

The school has multiple sites across London and caters for a wide range of needs for students aged 5-19 years. Many of the students may not have succeeded in previous mainstream environments due to challenging behaviour, SEMH or additional complex needs. 

The school has been rated as Good by Ofsted with Outstanding in several areas including personal development, behaviour and welfare of the students. Multi-disciplinary teams and small class sizes with excellent additional support staff make it a desirable and rewarding place to teach.

The school prepares personalised curriculums for each student, according to their individual needs, talents and interests. In addition to core subjects, the school offers classes in many different areas such as building social skills, community-based lessons and conflict resolution as well as a range of therapy. The school adopts a positive, nurturing approach to education to support students in making impressive progress in all areas of their development during their time there.

As a successful candidate you must have:

  • A very confident personality with an open mind and the ability to adapt to new environments
  • Strong proven behaviour management and conflict resolution skills 
  • Experience with SEMH, SEN and challenging behaviours highly desirable
  • Positive handling training desirable  
  • Team Teach desirable 

Candidates with the following backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply: 

  • Psychology 
  • Youth work 
  • Support work 
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Behaviour Mentor/Specialist
  • Sports Mentor

If you think you'd be a great match for this role, please apply here or email Hepzi on if you would like to chat further about the role. I look forward to receiving your application!

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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