Behaviour Mentor

Stockport, Greater Manchester
GWM 00646_1715548837
Date Posted: 12 May 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £90 per day
  1. Permanent

Behaviour Mentor

Stockport, Greater Manchester
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Exciting Opportunity at Tradewind to join our team as a Behaviour Mentor in Stockport!

Are you a passionate Teaching Assistant or Behaviour Mentor seeking a rewarding new role? Look no further!

  • Start ASAP!
  • Full time & long term expected to turn permanent for right person.
  • Excellent pay up to £90/day.
  • Supporting secondary aged pupils in small groups with Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs (SEMH).
  • Based at a secondary alternative provision catering for young people that struggle within mainstream settings.

Role Overview:

As a Behaviour Mentor at this secondary alternative provision school in Stockport you will play a vital role in supporting teaching and learning but also emotional and mental health needs. This Secondary Pupil Referral Unit specialises in catering for children who may face challenges related to social, emotional or mental health difficulties and vulnerable backgrounds. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support on a one-to-one basis or in small groups
  • Assisting students with literacy, numeracy, and general subject knowledge
  • Supporting individuals with social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties
  • Assisting those with mental health needs and anxiety
  • Provide holistic support based around social, emotional, behavioural, physical, mental & academic progress.
  • Collaborating with the SEN team, senior leaders, heads of departments, parents and carers, social workers, and other professionals in the child's multidisciplinary team


You will have the opportunity to work within a successful Secondary PRU catering for children aged 11-16 with strong links to the community and other schools in the borough. The PRU is easily located by car, bus on train in central Stockport, near the town hall.


To succeed in this Behaviour Mentor role, you should:

  • Have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Provide a CV with a full history
  • Have a DBS on the Update Service or be prepared to get a new one
  • Min of two professional reference checks
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable)
  • Some experience supporting teenagers or young adults with challenging behaviour or mental health needs.

  • Candidates with experience as a Secondary Teaching Assistant, Youth Worker, Residential Support Worker, Sports Coach, Pastoral Support Worker, Learning Support Assistant or other role within Alternative Provision would be ideal for this role.

Benefits of working via Tradewind:

  • Top rates of pay, as we attract the best education talent
  • Access to more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency including over 2,500 FREE courses with The National College.
  • A generous referral scheme to earn rewards for recommending friends
  • Full interview preparation and assistance to boost your confidence and chances of success
  • Ongoing support throughout your placement
  • User-friendly Online Portal for easy timesheet management and availability updates
  • Free social and networking events to connect with peers and consultants

To be considered for this exciting Behaviour Mentor position in Stockport or to learn more about other opportunities in the area, please contact Graham in our Manchester office at 0161 674 0138 or email

Join Tradewind and embark on a rewarding career journey today!

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