Behaviour Mentor SEMH School

Location: Basildon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: BMR1
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Job Published: 10 days ago

Protocol Education are recruiting for a Behaviour Inclusion Mentor, to work in an alternative provision based between 2 sites, in Romford and Basildon.

This is a provision for children who have been partly or completely removed from mainstream school.  Students are referred to the schools inclusion programme and are often challenging (academically and/or behaviourally).

Your job will be to ensure consistent enforcement of good student behaviour, and to support the Centre Manager and senior management with the smooth running of the centre.

The role-

  • Arrive at work in time to start your day at your specified start time (school staff are required to remain on site throughout the working day).
  • Attend the morning centre briefing and all team meetings as required to report on new students and any other student issues.
  • Be based within the centre and on duty on a daily basis, and be on-call throughout the day
  • Report any safeguarding concerns immediately to the CP Lead.
  • Liaise with the Centre Manager on student issues, behaviour and attendance and disengagement.
  • Ensure that sufficient stock is ordered in a timely manner for student breakfast (toast and squash) and that breakfast is prepared every morning.
  • Upon arrival ensure that class registers are prepared, and all tutors are supplied with their copies.
  • Ensure the student communal area is clean and tidy and report any health and safety/maintenance issues to management.
  • Supervise the student ‘Common Room’, outdoor space and corridors throughout school.
  • Record student attendance on our in-house database system, at morning and afternoon registration and throughout the day is students arrive or leave site.
  • Record incidents and/or conversations/meetings involving students on our in-house database system.
  • If trained, administration of first aid to students.
  • Security check, including wanding and searching of all students, twice daily or as required.
  • Collect and ensure safe storage of mobile phones from students in the morning and at lunchtime.
  • Support tutors with students displaying challenging behaviour within the classroom by applying the BEP student behaviour policy and procedure and using effective behaviour

The ideal candidate-

  • You must be physically fit and healthy as this role requires physical activity including restraint of pupils and administering first aid (subject to training)
  • Ability to form productive relationships with young people who can be among the more challenging
  • Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Good team working skills
  • An accurate and professional level of both verbal and written communication especially when report writing


Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

8.30 to 16.30 (incl. 60 min paid breaks)


8:30 to 17:00 (incl. 60 min paid break)


8.30 to 16.00 (incl. 60 min paid break)


Pay dependent on experience. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now!

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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