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Youth Worker or Behaviour Mentor (Provision)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Hackney, London
  •  Salary - £70 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 21/10/2021

Alternative Provision in Hackney is currently recruiting a resilient and dynamic Youth Worker or Behaviour Mentor to start a full time post immediately.

Students who attend this Alternative Provision will have been diagnosed with either ASD or SEMH with Behavioural Difficulties. The children's ages will range between 7 - 17 years old. Supportive and successful Alternative Provision with an exemplary Headteacher who is a true visionary. Supportive Behavioural staff and SEN Teachers. Fantastic employer to work for and aim to give students the best start and to ensure that they become the best versions of themselves.

The successful Youth Worker/ Mentor / Behaviour Mentor/ Learning Mentor/ SEN TA / HLTA or LSA must be able to demonstrate on their CV that they have worked with young people & children with SEN; ie CAMHS/ SEMH/ ODD/ ADHD/ ASD/ ADD / MLD and/ or Behaviour Difficulties. As a Youth Worker / Behaviour Mentor you will be working with a child on a 1:1 basis and children in small groups. You will be assisting them with their work, ensuring that they are applying themselves, de-escalating behaviour, building a rapport with them and being a positive role model to them. Also you must have worked in either a Youth Centre / Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) / Alternative Provision/ SEN School / College or Mainstream School.

  • Worked with children in as either a Behaviour Mentor/ Youth Worker / Learning Mentor/ LSA/ HLTA/ SEN TA / Teaching Assistant etc
  • Must have experience working in either a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)/ Youth Centre / Provision / College/ SEN or Mainstream School
  • Worked as either a Learning Mentor / Behaviour Mentor / HLTA/ SEN TA/ LSA or Youth Worker
  • Worked with young people on a 1:1 basis and in small groups (ie Primary, secondary or college levels)
  • Able to successfully de-escalate behaviour, resilient, able to build a strong rapport with children, able to help children with their academic studies, dedicated, empathetic with a great sense of humour!
  • Can easily commute to Hackney
  • Reference: RGYOUTBEHPROHAC45785_1634038696
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