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Behaviour Mentor (Alternative Provision)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Merton, London
  •  Salary - £70 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 21/09/2021

Alternative Provision located in Merton is recruiting a Behaviour Mentor. You must be confident helping children their academic studies and they are open to the subject area (ie Music/ Maths/ Science/ Design Technology/ IT/ ICT etc). You will be available immediately!

This is a full-time and long term contract position! The successful Behaviour Mentor / Youth Worker/ SEN Teaching Assistant /HLTA/ Youth Worker/ Teaching Assistant must have worked in a either an SEN School (behaviour)/ Alternative Provision/ PRU/ Mainstream School / Youth Centre. You will be working with a child on a 1:1 basis and potentially working with a small group of children, so you can show evidence of this. Your SEN experience will be varies; ie ASD/ CAMHS/ ADHD/ SEMH/ PDA/ MLD/ ODD/ADD/ Challenging Behaviour/ Complex Needs. Additionally you must have worked in an educational setting such as a PRU/ Provision/ Mainstream School/ SEN School / Youth Centre with children on a 1:1 basis and in small groups. This role will also mean that you are resilient and able to successfully de-escalate behaviour and engage children well so they start to work well in their academic studies.

Successful Behaviour Mentor:

  • Your SEN experience with young people; ie SEMH/ MLD/ ASD/ ADHD/ PDA/ ODD/ ADD/ CAMHS/ Complex Needs/ Behaviour
  • You have a minimum of 12 months in a SEN Support role; ie Behaviour Mentor/ Learning Mentor/ SEN TA/ Teaching Assistant / Youth Worker/ HLTA
  • You have worked in either a Youth Centre/ PRU/ Alternative provision/ SEN School/ Mainstream School in a support role
  • 1:1 and small group experience, helping with their work; ie Music/ Maths/ Science/ Design Technology/ IT and or ICT etc
  • You can build a really strong rapport with children and successfully de-escalate behaviour.
  • Great personality, calm, positive and want to make a difference to SEN children!
  • You live in commutable distance to the Merton borough

  • Reference: RGPROBEHMENMERT54544_1630689346