Behaviour Mentor - Reigate

Location: Croydon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11271043
Salary: £60 - £80 per day
Job Published: 8 days ago
We are seeking an experienced Secondary Behaviour Mentor, with strong relationship building skills to be a positive role model for students. You will need to be able to set clear boundaries, be patient and proactive. Every day will be different, but you will need to provide a consistent approach to support pupils to improve personally and academically.

Working in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) with SEMH students you will join a high performing team who are committed to creating a stimulating and purposeful learning environment. The focus of the school is not just academic but pastoral as well, with both elements being included in the curriculum to ensure students are participating in their own learning and achieving their full potential. This role is to start as soon as possible. Permanent positions are often offered to strong candidates after two terms worked through agency.

You would be responsible for working 1:1 and in small groups, running interventions and role modelling positive behaviour. All pupils will require support to achieve their GCSEs. Students will also be working towards vocational qualifications and are supported to develop life and social skills through personal development programmes run by the school including: anger management, making positive choices, healthy lifestyles and independent living.

We are shortlisting applicants for interviews now.

The Behaviour Mentor would:
• Work with classes of 5-10 pupils
• Be teaching mixed abilities within GCSE Grades 1-3
• Work alongside 1 class teacher and a team of mentors
• Support students with SEMH, Autism (ASC), Asperger's Syndrome, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and ADHD
• Be Team Teach trained and able to use positive restraints (desired but not essential)
• Involve students in setting their own goals and ensuring lessons are differentiated to support each individual learner
• Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to ensure students receive holistic support

The school has:
• Been rated OFSTED Good
• Pupils aged 5-21 years of age
• A strong leadership approach with high expectations staff and students
• A focus on the student voice
• A multidisciplinary approach with access to therapists
• A wide range of academic and vocational programmes including Functional Skills, Life Skills, BTEC, GCSE, A Level courses and Duke of Edinburgh Awards for bronze, silver and gold.
• Alternative learning programmes and outreach services

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00.