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Behaviour Mentor - Derby

  • £55 - £65 per day
  • Access to exclusive CPD academy
  • Permanent contracts available

A ‘Good’ secondary school south of Derby city are looking to recruit effective behaviour mentors to support students transitioning back in to mainstream education having had periods of exclusion.

The role offers a varied and ever changing environment in which members of staff work flexibly to support vulnerable students with emotional, social and mental health difficulties. The role is full-time with the offer of a permanent contract for those who excel in post.

Those who have experience in the following areas would be of particular interest:

• Youth work

• Support work & residential care

• Learning mentor in secondary environment

• Prison officers/ tutors

• Graduates from relevant disciplines (Psychology, sociology)

The primary function of this post is to work collaboratively with the team supporting students in developing students confidence, self-esteem, increasing school participation and to generally cultivate greater aspirations to achieve, not only in education but in the their lives as a whole.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a strong provision. The senior leadership team are very supportive and offer every opportunity for their staff to take ownership of their work as they recognise every individual is unique and offers their own particular set of skills.

For more information, please call Doug at Teaching Personnel on 0115 845 6405.
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