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Behaviour Mentor Needed in Primary Schools within Tower Hamlets

  • Great chance for career progression and the chance to get some experience before doing a PGCE.
  • The opportunity to be an inspirational role model and mentor to a disadvantaged young person.
  • Continuing professional development courses such as Team Teach.

Do you currently want to kick-start your career in education but don’t have the relevant qualifications or experience?

Teaching Personnel are currently searching for a teaching assistant to become a role model and mentor to primary school students.

We at Teaching Personnel offer a personalised tutoring service to help schools increase pupil attainment. We call these our intervention programmes and each of these has been designed to help pupils reach their full potential. As a behaviour mentor, your role will be helping challenging students overcome their behavioural issues by giving them someone to look up to.

Behaviour Buddies work on a half/full day basis, one-to-five days a week for at least half a term. We match your availability with tutoring positions, giving you a truly flexible role!

Behaviour Mentor responsibilities include:

• To establish productive working relationships with pupils, encouraging and motivating them.

• Raising achievement by providing a specialist service that assists schools in meeting their targets and obligations.

• Being a friend to students with behavioural issues, giving them someone to confide in and trust.

• To challenge and motivate pupils, promoting and reinforcing self esteem alongside providing levels of individual pastoral support.

The right candidate will be someone who is passionate about making a difference in children’s lives. Any of the following skills or qualities is highly desirable:

- Degree Educated - Construction

- Ex-Army - Police Cadets

- Team Teach - Youth workers

For the chance to kick start your career in education as well as work in a stimulating and rewarding environment, send your CV to edward.cobbett or alternatively call Edward on 0207 593 3076

Look forward to hearing from you.
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