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Behaviour Mentor LE5

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Teaching Personnel are looking for a Behaviour Mentor for an SEMH School based in the LE5 area. This role will start in September and will be on a full time basis. The role will involve working with pupils ranging from Primary, Secondary and Post 16, these students have a range of social and emotional issues. You will be personally responsible in providing extra support and guidance with their learning.

The main aspect of the role will be helping the students to engage with their learning, and encouraging personal and social development whilst managing challenging behaviour throughout the day. You will be expected to monitor student's personal progress within lessons, and you will have regular meetings with the class teacher to discuss this and to provide support for yourself within the role. Students in this provision often display extremely challenging behaviour.

The client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work, counselling and graduates so this role is ideal for those looking to move their career into educational fields. You will be passionate about improving the lives of young people and have a strong desire to work with SEND.

The ideal candidate would have the following:

  • Understanding that young people experience social & emotional issues
  • Knowledge that attachment disorder exists
  • Some knowledge of Autism
  • GCSE A*-C in English & Maths or equivalent
  • Evidence of being a continual learner
  • Knowledge of safeguarding young people
  • Team-Teach trained

The following are desirable:

  • Previous role in or study of people with mental health issues
  • Specialist knowledge of attachment disorder
  • Personal or professional knowledge of Autism
  • Vocational qualifications relevant to the role

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Ongoing training through our CPD Academy- courses include Safeguarding, Team-Teach and Moving & Handling
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks
  • Competitive pay
  • A specialised consultant who is committed to finding the best employment opportunities
  • PAYE scheme- Weekly Pay
  • A range of opportunities including long term, short term and temp to permanent roles
  • Access to myTP App which provides a range of online tools include an online diary

If you are interested in this role please send your CV to or call Anita on 0116 201 4500

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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