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Behaviour Mentor

Location: Harrow, London.

Role: Behaviour Mentor

Duration: September start available with full time hours. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm.  

Pay: GBP65 – 75 per day (paid on a weekly basis)

Do you have experience as a Behaviour Mentor, Youth Worker or working closely with adolescent (youth/child) mental health?

Have you ever thought about working in schools?

Children with mental health needs thrive from having exceptional hard working staff with an in-depth and open understanding of mental health support. We are currently recruiting Behaviour Mentors to work full-time in a year 3 class in a primary school based in harrow. Behaviour Mentors will work 1:1 and in small groups delivering behaviour and education support programmes.

 “The leadership team’s drive to improve pupils’ well-being and behaviour is matched with high aspirations for pupils’ academic outcomes.” – Ofsted 2018

The school are looking for behaviour mentors or those with youth work experience who are:

  • Open to working in schools with young people  who have been unable to learn in mainstream schools for a range of reasons such as mental health, special need diagnosis, being in care, being at risk of or being abused.
  • Dedicated and consistent as building and maintaining positive relationships is vital.

There are two full-time roles available till July 2020 and hours are 8:30-4:00pm Monday to Fridays with permanent opportunities available for those who would like to continue in the school.

What is on offer?

  • Long term position with permanent contract and career development opportunities
  • Weekly pay ranging from GBP325 – 375 per week
  • Fun and friendly team with staff well-being a main focus of the school
  • Modern and state-of-the-art facilities with sensory and therapy rooms
  • In-house occupational therapists, drama therapists and psychologists
  • Free parking on site (first come, first serve)
  • Local transport links across Harrow.

Essential criteria: Youth work or school behaviour mentoring background or experience working with children/young people with mental health, special needs or in education

Desirable criteria:  Mental health awareness training, Special Needs experience, Team Teach or positive handling training, MIDAS trained to drive school minibus

To apply send your updated CV and contact details to Joy via email at or alternatively call 02086169893.

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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