Behaviour Support Mentor

Job Ref: 249332
Sector: Secondary
Job Type: Daily
Date Added: 09 January 2019
  • Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England Sheffield South Yorkshire
  • £55 - £65 per Day
  • Jenny Fletcher
  • 0114 272 2255

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Do you have a unique ability to build relationships with pupils who are struggling to engage with their education?

Celsian Education is currently working with a number of secondary schools in Sheffield to recruit a calm and caring behaviour mentors to work on a one to one basis with pupils with challenging behaviour.

Resilient and strong behaviour management skills are essential, as well as proven experience of supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis or in small groups, preferably in a Secondary or SEN school environment.

You will be working with students across Key Stage 3 and 4 aged 11 - 16, all students require support to engage in mainstream education and you will be encouraging them back into the classroom by quickly building rapport and identifying the individual needs of the students.

We are looking for hard working individuals who are confident and happy working with challenging behaviour in an educational setting, you will need the following experience to be a successful candidate.

Experience working within a Pupil Referral Unit or a similar setting would be advantageous. Having a strong understanding of the social and emotional needs of young people, a resilient approach and willing to overcome challenges that will occur daily are the attributes we are looking for.

If you have a passion for ensuring all pupils have access to education, apply for this role now.


- Qualified to Degree Level with experience of working in a school or Level 3 Teaching Assistant

- Experience working with SEMH pupils

- Ability to engage with young people with challenging behaviour

- Team Teach qualification is beneficial but not essential.

- Have experience with early intervention

- Beneficial to have worked as a one-to-one teaching assistant or Cover Supervisor

What we Offer

- Competitive pay rates paid through PAYE

- 24/7 access to a personal consultant who is an expert in Education Recruitment

- Access to a wide range of Free CPD training through Celsian Education

- Refer a friend bonus scheme

Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.

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