Behaviour Mentor

Basic Overview
Salary: £80 – £90/day
Job Type: Full Time / Temporary
Minimum Salary: 80.00
Maximum Salary: 90.00
Job Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester

Do you have experience supporting children or young adults that display challeging behaviours?

Tradewind are recruiting for a Behaviour Mentor for a secondary special needs school in the Stockport area, starting ASAP, full time!

NB. You will need to be a driver to reach this school.

To join us and be successful in this Behaviour Mentor role, you will need to:

Some experience supporting children or young adults with social & emotional needs.
Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to pay for a new one), Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
Minimum of two professional references.
Provide a CV with a full history from your education to present.
Have the legal right to work in the UK.

The role:

Behaviour Mentor for secondary alternative provision school in the Stockport area.
You will need to be a driver to reach this school.
Supporting students with Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs or SEMH.
Start ASAP on a full time and long term basis with the potential to turn in to a permanent contract.
Hours are 8:45am-4:30pm.
Pay up to £90/day.

You will be required to support students in small groups and on a 1:1 basis.
Sometimes you will need to engage & manage pupils in corridors, outside other communcal areas & on trips.
You must provide nurturing and caring support for the students emotionally, behaviourally as well as academically.
You will need to stay calm in challenging situations and de-escalate tensions, while motivating and using lots of positive re-inforcement.

The school:

This is a secondary special needs school for pupils aged 11-16 with SEMH needs.
They follow a full curriculum as well as many vocational aspects of learning.
They are part of an independent care & education company with many opportunities nationwide.
Rated good by Ofsted.
Strong links with other schools, parents, outside agencies and other professionals.
Long standing leadership team that are supportive, understanding and approachable.
Accessible by car.
There is potential for people traveling by bus or train to finish their journeys close to the schol and be picked up by someone who works at the school who drives that can take you the last 2-3 miles.
The pupils:

Students are aged 11-16 with SEMH needs.
Some pupils come from vulnerable and challenging backgrounds so you will need to be empathetic to these situations and give pupils lots of time and space.
The new Behaviour Mentor / SEMH Teaching Assistant will need to be adaptable, resilient, patient and able to persevere over the long term.

Benefits of working through Tradewind:

An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
More training and development than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
A great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
Full interview preparation and assistance – so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning – our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To apply for this Behaviour Mentor role in the Stockport area & register with Tradewind please call Graham in the Manchester office on (phone number removed), or email (url removed)

A bit more about Tradewind…

As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer