Behaviour Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Leeds
Posted
10 Jan 2021
Closes
15 Jan 2021
Ref
1920799553
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Behaviour Support Worker Needed

Hays Education are seeking Behaviour Support Mentors for a Primary School in Leeds. To provide individual and group support (e.g. anger management, counselling, team building, developing peer relationships, bullying, improving self-esteem etc) for students whose behaviours are creating a barrier to learning, or are at risk of exclusion.

The Behaviour Support Learning Mentor will provide a complementary service to teachers and other staff, addressing the needs of children who require assistance in overcoming barriers to learning to achieve their full potential, or accessing the curriculum.
  • Work as part of the Inclusion Team to provide disaffected / vulnerable students with the appropriate support
  • Assist students to follow behaviour and learning programmes
  • Liaise with families, carers, external agencies and relevant staff, according to the student's Individual Education Plan, in collaboration with teachers and other Inclusion Team colleagues
  • Take responsibility for individuals and small groups of students ensuring their safety and welfare
  • Contribute, as part of the Inclusion Team, in the day to day running of the Inclusion Unit
  • Work with individuals or small groups of students on behaviour management, anger management, counselling, team building, developing peer relationships, bullying, improving self-esteem etc.
  • Contribute to induction and review meetings
  • Maintain confidentiality always, releasing confidential information obtained during employment to those acting in an official capacity
  • Ensure effective communication with the SENCO, Heads of Year and teaching staff


It is essential that any candidate wanting to work as a Behaviour Support Mentors has prior experience working within a similar role. A relevant qualification and experience with students with special educational needs is desirable. You will need to be flexible and adaptable as you may work in different settings from day-to-day

We appreciate that it is a significant decision to think through moving into temporary work, returning to work or moving to work for another agency. If you would like a confidential conversation about possibilities, we may have for you then please give Michael a call on or click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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