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Behaviour Mentor (Pupil Referral Unit)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Greenwich, London
  •  Salary - £70 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 23/11/2021

Pupil Referral Unit (SEMH & Complex Needs) located in Greenwich is currently recruiting for a full time Behaviour Mentor. This role is a long term contract to start immediately and potentially for the right Behaviour Mentor, can become a perm.

Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and outstanding Independent School that caters to SEMH pupils who have been diagnosed with Mental Health with children and young people being highly aggressive with behavioural difficulties. This is a small but rapidly growing PRU and it is an excellent time to come on board with this great employer! The Headteacher is a true inspiration & visionary and has a successful Senior Leadership Team. Staff at this school are empathetic, resilient, proactive and able to de-escalate behaviour in a calm manner. All staff have a true understanding of SEMH pupils and how to ensure that they reach their true potential. All pupils who attend this school are on EHCPs, so it is imperative that any new staff have great experience, knowledge and understanding of EHCPs and SEN students.

Immediate long term contract and for the right Behaviour Mentor could become a permanent role. This 5 day a week post would suit someone who is either in a similar post OR has been a SEN TA/ Youth Worker/ teaching Assistant/ Learning Mentor/ Mentor / HLTA or Residential Support Worker with children. You must have worked in either an Alternative Provision/PRU (Pupil Referral Unit)/ SEN School (Behaviour) or mainstream school with SEMH pupils. It is important that you have worked with children and young people on a 1:1 basis and within small groups.

  • You are either currently a Behaviour Mentor OR a Youth Worker/ Residential Support Worker with children/ SEN TA / HLTA / Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor.
  • You must be empathetic, passionate about working in with SEN pupils, resilient, pro-active and able to build a strong rapport with pupils
  • Worked with young people on a 1:1 basis and small groups
  • Your SEN Experience; must include either ASD/ ADHD / SEMH / Children with very challenging behaviour
  • You are focused on helping a child with their behaviour and partially with their work on a 1:1 basis and in groups
  • Worked with children in a support role at either primary and/ or secondary ages
  • Dedicated to safeguarding pupils
  • MUST live close to Greenwich borough to be considered
  • Reference: RGBEHMENTGREE4512121_1635259761