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LSA or Behaviour Mentor (Provision)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Greenwich, London
  •  Salary - £75 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 05/05/2022

**Experience working with children diagnosed with SEMH?

**Experience Working as either an LSA or Behaviour Mentor or SEN TA?

**Experience working with children with behavioural & learning difficulties? ie ODD/ADD/PDA/ CAMHS / SEMH / ADHD/ ASD?

**Are you keen to work in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)?

**Do you live close to Greenwich and have an in date Enhanced DBS?

IF you have said YES to all the above, this could be the PERFECT role for you!

Alternative Provision situated in the Greenwich borough, is recruiting for either a LSA or Behaviour Mentor (SEMH & ASD). This post is to start after the Easter break and you must be available in school hours, 5 days a week for an ongoing long term post.

Some of the pupils who attend this provision have been diagnosed with behaviour difficulties; SEMH / ADHD/ Anxiety. Other children have been diagnosed with ASD. This is very much a supportive provision with great behavioural support staff, SEN Teachers and SLT (Senior Leadership Team). The successful LSA / Behaviour Mentor/ SEN TA/ Child Support Worker etc must be pro-active, resilient, focused on safeguarding children & empathetic. It is vital that you have SEN experience working with young people with behavioural needs; ie Anxiety/ SEMH/ CAMHS/ ODD/ADD/ADHD/ ASD). In this role you will be working with a child/children on either a 1:1 basis and/or in small groups. You are effective at building a strong rapport with young people, able to engage them well, able to de-escalate behaviour if required. Pupils in attendance are at KS2, KS3, KS4 & KS5 levels.

  • Minimum 6 months experience as either; LSA/ Behaviour Mentor/ SEN TA / Youth Worker / HLTA/ Child Support Worker / Youth Worker
  • Your SEN experience; ADHD/ SEMH/ODD/ADD/Challenging Behaviour/ Anxiety/ ASD/CAMHS) at either primary or secondary level
  • Preferable if you have experience of children on Education Health Care Plans (EHCPs)
  • Working with children; 1:1 support and/or small groups
  • Must have worked in either a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)/ Alternative Provision (AP)/ Youth Centre /Child Residential Home/ Mainstream School or SEN School
  • Can successfully de-escalate behaviour (f required)
  • You must live in close commutable distance to Greenwich
  • You have an Enhanced DBS (with the update service) OR able to put a new one in process ASAP
  • Reference: RGLSABEHALTGREE45874_1649336049