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Behaviour Mentor - Wakefield

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for a Behaviour Mentor to work with challenging pupils who requires 1:1 and 2:1 support. The school caters for students with mixed SEN including complex needs, Autism and Learning Difficulties and Social, Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)

We are looking for a versatile and resilient individual who can support pupils calmly and confidently. You will be required to manage challenging behaviour and work with other members of staff to try and keep young persons calm and engaged.

Students may also have significant communication difficulties.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Versatile and resilient to work with challenging behaviour
  • Experience working with students who have significant communication difficulties - any of experience of Makaton or PECS is desired
  • Team Teach qualifications or other behaviour management qualifications
  • Escalation and diffusion methods
  • Experience working in challenging SEN environments with a range of abilities and SEN needs
  • Confident to work as part of a thriving multi-disciplinary team

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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