Behaviour Mentor

Bolton, Greater Manchester

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Date Posted: 17 May 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

Behaviour Mentor

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a Behaviour Mentor who enjoys looking for a new role in Bolton?

I am currently recruiting for a confident Behaviour Mentor or Teaching Assistant to work within the SEN department of a secondary school in Bolton for a full-time role from January 2023 or sooner if possible.

The role is offered initially on a temporary basis paying up to £85 per day and may become a permanent appointment for the right candidate.

The Role

Behaviour Mentors will help with supporting teaching and learning in the SEN support unit of a secondary school specialising in supporting children who may struggle with social and emotional mental health.

Five days a week - 8.30am to 3.30pm

The role will be based in the school's unit for students with EHCPs

Students will often need additional support to access the curriculum, and this requires a strong amount of patience and understanding.

The Unit is to provide a safe learning environment where students can learn with support and develop independent study skills.

The TA will be

  • Supporting students on a 1 to1 basis or in small groups.
  • Supporting young people with literacy and numeracy and general subject knowledge
  • Supporting young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • Supporting young people with mental health needs and anxiety
  • Work collaboratively with other member of the SEN team, senior leaders, heads of departments, parents and carers, social workers and other members of the child's multidisciplinary team.

The School

Successful 11-16 School

Recently invested facilities for teaching and learning

Working within the specialist SEN Unit attached to the school which provides specialist support including onsite Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialist Support.

Easily accessible by car and bus.

The Benefits

Full time role highly likely to become permanent

Emotionally rewarding work

Excellent support from department and senior leadership team

Competitive pay rates

Opportunities within the wider school

To join us and be successful in this Behaviour Mentor role, you will need to:

  • Have a minimum of six weeks' experience of working with children aged 11 to 16 supported by references OR be a recent graduate with an interest in getting into teaching.
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with 10 years of employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Bachelor's degree or teaching assistant qualifications
  • We welcome applications from candidates with experience of youth work, alternative provisions or social services or other experience of supporting teenagers with mental Health needs

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 46 to be exact!

A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward

Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement

A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this Manchester Behaviour Mentor position, or to hear more about other roles for next academic year please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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