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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Behaviour Mentor Needed – Pentre Area CF41 – Daily rate GBP61.20 – 75 – Start ASAP

Teaching Personnel are actively seeking a behaviour mentor to support a secondary school in the Pentre area. The school are looking for a behaviour mentor that can work full-time and start ASAP. You will receive a daily rate of GBP61.20 – 75 per day dependant on experience.

As a result of the UK lockdown period pupils are showing increasing needs for behaviour support during lessons. Our secondary school are currently seeking someone who can work with a year 9 pupil who is struggling to engage with the class teacher and complete work set. This selected pupil has tendencies to shout out in lessons and cause disruption with other pupils within the classroom.

Your role will consist of multiple elements of support during the school day, you will be required to work on a 1:1 basis with the selected pupil encouraging and supporting with the work set by the class teacher. In addition to that you will be expected to shadow the pupil in some main stream lessons during the day, ensuring the pupil is work ready with the correct equipment and on time. During the lessons you may need to combat potential disruption that may arise, de-escalating situations and stepping in to remove the pupil from the lesson if needed.

Our school has a base unit that supports all teaching assistants within the school for additional support, additional training and advice when needed. You will have access to learning rooms and the base unit to take the pupil to relax and clam down from any situation that may come up during the day. The school are offering on site parking as well as a mentor to have during the placement within the school.

The ideal Behaviour Mentor –

-          Available to work on a full-time basis

-          Come from a sports, care or education background

-          Can travel to the CF41 Area

-          Confident with pressured situations

Please apply now before you miss out on your new role!

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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