Behaviour Mentor

Ealing, London
Date Posted:15 Oct 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£80 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Behaviour Mentor

Ealing, London
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This is more than a job. This a role for those seeking to make a difference in the lives of young people. We are seeking an experienced Secondary Behaviour Mentor, with strong relationship building skills to be a positive role model for students. You will need to be able to set clear boundaries, be patient and proactive. Every day will be different, but you will need to provide a consistent approach to support pupils to improve their personally and academically.

Working in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) with SEMH students you will join a high performing team who are committed to creating a stimulating and purposeful learning environment. The focus of the school is not just academic but pastoral as well, with both elements being included in the curriculum to ensure students are participating in their own learning and achieving their full potential. This role is to start in January and continue until the end of the academic year. Permanent positions are often offered to strong candidates after this.

You would be responsible for working 1:1 and in small groups, running interventions and role modelling positive behaviour. All pupils will require support to achieve their GCSEs. Students will also be working towards vocational qualifications and are supported to develop life and social skills through personal development programmes run by the school including: anger management, making positive choices, healthy lifestyles and independent living.

The voice of the child is central to the ethos of this school. All students are encouraged to share their views and to be active participants in the school community. Opportunities for team work and leadership and provided to develop skills such as co-operation, communication and taking responsibility. Staff take an active role in helping students develop confidence, self-respect, and ownership for their own success. Pupils are also invited to be present for SEN review meetings to share their wishes and feelings with families and staff.

We are shortlisting applicants for interviews now.

The Behaviour Mentor would:
*Work with classes of 5-10 pupils
*Be teaching mixed abilities within GCSE Grades 1-3
*Work alongside 1 class teacher and a team of mentors
*Support students with SEMH, Autism (ASC), Asperger's Syndrome, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and ADHD
*Be Team Teach trained and able to use positive restraints (desired but not essential)
*Involve students in setting their own goals and ensuring lessons are differentiated to support each individual learner
*Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to ensure students receive holistic support

The school has:
*Been rated OFSTED Good
*Pupils aged 5-21 years of age
*A strong leadership approach with high expectations staff and students
*A focus on the student voice
*A multidisciplinary approach with access to therapists
*A wide range of academic and vocational programmes including Functional Skills, Life Skills, BTEC, GCSE, A Level courses and Duke of Edinburgh Awards for bronze, silver and gold.
*Alternative learning programmes and outreach services

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:
*Hold an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as an Behaviour Mentor in Ealing, London or for more information about the role, contact Jade George on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
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