Behaviour Support Worker

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
10 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
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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