Behaviour Support Mentor

Job Ref: 250725
Sector: Secondary
Job Type: Long-Term
Date Added: 29 January 2019
  • Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England Barnsley South Yorkshire S75 1aa
  • £60 - £70 per Day
  • Jenny Fletcher
  • 0114 272 2255

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Do you have a talent in building relationships with pupils who are struggling to engage with their education?

Are you experienced in supporting Social Emotional Mental Health?

Celsian Education is working in partnership with a with specialist school in Barnsley to recruit a calm and caring behaviour mentor to work on a one to one basis with pupils with challenging behaviour. This role will start after February half-term and last until the end of the academic year, with the potential for extension or even a permanent contract.

The school is looking for people who understand the needs of their students and who have proven ability to de-escalate challenging behaviour in a calm and safe manner. You will be working with students across Key Stage 3 and 4 aged 11 - 16, all students have been excluded from mainstream education and are supported and encouraged back into mainstream education.

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. Experience working within a Pupil Referral Unit or a similar setting would be advantageous.

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.

Having the Team Teach qualification is beneficial but not essential.


- Psychology Degree or Level 3 Teaching Assistant

- Experience working with SEMH pupils

- Worked with young people with challenging behaviour

- Have experience with early intervention

- Beneficial to have worked as a one-to-one teaching assistant


- Highly supportive, committed and hardworking Consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs and that are specific to your Local Authority

- An opportunity to extend your professional development with FREE CPD courses available

- A stimulating and supportive working and learning environment

- Top rates of pay

- Guaranteed pay schemes

- A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools, including Primary, Secondary and SEND

- Up to £250 Recommend a Friend bonus

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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