Behaviour Support Assistant

Location: Hackney
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11382191HACKSN008
Salary: £75 - 100 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Are you looking for your next opportunity in Central London and want to make a difference in a supportive working environment? If this is you – we want to hear from you!

I am working closely with a Secondary School based in the Central London borough of Hackney.

They are currently recruiting for a Secondary Behaviour Mentors to join their team from MAY & SEPT 2022. If this Behaviour Mentor job is of interest to you, please get in contact today. 

About the School:

My client is looking for suitably qualified candidates to join their staff. The school is a large 5+ form school based in Hackney.

  • The school has large open spaces, along with the most up to date technology.
  • It has outstanding sporting facilities as well.
  • The school has a strong focus on creativity.
  • The school offers a warm, welcoming and supportive staff, generating a strong community spirit. The school also has a number of additional incentives, both professionally and for wellbeing.   
  • The school values students aspiring to reach excellence. They pride themselves on providing creative teaching and learning opportunities, as well as a number of extra-curricular activities.
  • Results: Students have achieved excellent results performing above average over time when matched against like schools and National averages.
  • The staff numbers are quite large. The school looks for ambitious staff, who are enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious and energetic individuals. The school offers a range of staff benefits and opportunities in terms of professional development. The school has pupil to teacher ratios than are inline with the national averages.

About the role:

As a dedicated Behaviour Mentor, we aim to:

  • Work within your parameters
  • Be transparent with you in expectations about availability and details of any assignment
  • Support you with providing opportunities to CPD (such as Safeguarding courses)
  • Maintain contact and making sure that you are supported fully to reach your potential

About you:

  • Must be able to work collaboratively as part of a wider team, taking the lead on implementing behaviour strategies
  • Must be able to demonstrate strategies in dealing with difficult behaviours
  • Previous experience managing staff is advantageous. Previous Behaviour Mentor experience is desirable.
  • Must have experience in working with students with SEMH, EBD or EHCP
  • Candidates with experience as a Psychology graduate, Sports coach or graduate with management experience would be encouraged to apply.
  • Experience with students with ASD, Autism and other behaviour difficulties is advantageous
  • Demonstrate strong Literacy, Numeracy and communication skills is a must
  • Certification in additional needs is desirable or additional certification (e.g. Level 3 Cache) is advantageous.
  • Be highly organized and flexibility to work 121 with students and in smaller groups as well.
  • Be committed in setting high expectations in behaviour for learning is a must.
  • Display passionate approach in ensuring all students achieve their potential and are supported in their learning and development.
  • Show a steady career or study history with ability to supply a minimum of 2 recent references covering the last 3 years. Strong references are necessary for this role.

What we offer:

  • Dedicated consultant working on your behalf
  • Day to Day roles with progression to long term roles
  • long term role for suitable candidates matching specific positions and placements
  • Access to Safeguarding professional development – with over 50 online courses available to Diploma and Certificate level
  • Competitive rates
  • Representing and trusted by more than 4000 clients across the UK – being preferred suppliers to schools
  • We’ve assisted over 10,000 candidates being gainfully employed
  • Protocol Education has received REC status, won ISO 9001 Customer Service awards and Investors in People accreditation 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions 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’. We also 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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