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Islington Behaviour Mentor to support challenging Year 1 Pupil

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Job description

The role as a Behaviour Mentor is to work alongside other school staff to provide support to students who need help overcoming barriers to learning. Often behaviour, attainment and attendance are issues that cause concern. The intention will be to help to bring about a sustained change with specific pupils and help to integrate them into the classroom.

In this specific role you will be working with a challenging Year 1 pupil that has been partially excluded from school. The male pupil spends 3 days a week in a local PRU and 2 days in the mainstream school. You will be based full time at the school and help to integrate the pupil into the school. On the other 3 days you will support in different areas!

Located in the heart of Islington this school is easily accessible by transport links. The school is 2 form entry with a diverse population and a senior leadership team that are actively involved in day to day affairs. The Deputy Head especially is taking a lead in the Special Education provisions and you will meet with her on a weekly basis.

The school are looking for someone:

  • With a strong personality and is very persistent in what can be a difficult role.
  • Can commit full time until at least the end of the academic year, with potential to go permanent next year.
  • That has a desire to make a difference on the pupil's life and help to integrate him into the school and improve academic levels.
  • Who is able to be self sufficient and when it is needed can work independently on a 1:1 basis with the pupil.
  • Holding a degree in a subject related to Education or Psychology would be ideal.

Joining Teaching Personnel enables you to join a team of fantastic staff and support from a dedicated consultant. The school are looking to interview shortly so please apply ASAP to be considered. To apply send your CV and covering letter to us or call: 0207 593 3088 for more information. We also have many other vacancies within Islington and Camden so to have a confidential chat please call us!

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Registration is subject to an Enhanced DBS, valid references from recent employers and proof of right to work in the UK (AGY).

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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