Behaviour Mentor

Location: Ilford
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: bmilford
Salary: £90 - 110 per day
Job Published: 11 days ago

Are you an experience Youth Worker or Teaching Assistant looking for a new and exciting role which you can really make your own?

If so, please continue to read on! 

We are working with a popular Secondary School based in Redbridge who are seeking to appoint a Behaviour Mentor to join their team as of January 2023.

Main Responsibilities;

• Collaborate with the school pastoral team to support students in achieving positive behaviour through individual mentoring and support.

• Plan and lead small group sessions of students to address particular behaviour issues or other barriers to learning.

• Facilitating restorative work with students following a behaviour incident to allow them to move forward positively.

• Meet with students and provide effective coaching and mentoring support to encourage them to make good behaviour decisions.

• Organising and attending meetings with parents and other appropriate stakeholders to ensure students are fully supported.

• Assist the Designated Safeguarding Lead in ensuring all students are safe at school by liaising with outside agencies on behalf of the school, ensuring accurate safeguarding records are kept on school systems and that appropriate information is shared with all stakeholders in a timely fashion.

• Work with the pastoral team to address issues surrounding attendance and punctuality.

• Support the pastoral team by maintaining and administering behaviour recording systems, ensuring they are accurate and enable consistent management of behaviour across the school.

• Support the school in dealing with behaviour incidents through aiding pastoral leaders during investigations of incidents.

• Monitor and evaluate school behaviour systems to ensure all behaviour incidents are followed up by the appropriate staff.

• Support Heads of Year in the analysis of behaviour related data to allow proactive responses to patterns and trends.

• Assist in the operation of the school detention system by maintaining and inputting records of detentions, informing parents and students of detentions and maintaining records of missed detentions.

• Supervise and monitor students who have been withdrawn from normal lessons ensuring they are safe and liaise with teaching staff to ensure that appropriate work is set and completed by students.

• Provide administrative support to the pastoral team such as making phone calls, updating records and ensuring messages reach students.

• Support the school in dealing with behaviour incidents through aiding pastoral leaders during investigations of incidents.

• Promote the school’s values and behaviour expectations whenever supervising students, engaging with them in a positive way in order to ensure highest standards of behaviour at all times, including anticipating and taking action to discourage poor behaviour, dealing with any incidents, encouraging students to take responsibility for their own behaviour, using the school’s behaviour system to record praise and concerns for individual students, and referring matters to senior teaching staff as necessary.

• Support wider school supervision through being part of the break and lunch duty teams.

• Assist with wider school administrative tasks as directed.

If you are interested in being considered for this new and exciting Behaviour Mentor role, please apply immediately!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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