Behaviour Mentor –  South East London - Immediate

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Greenwich, South East London

Ref: 696Monday 20 June 2022

Behaviour Mentor –  South East London - Immediate

Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with additional learning needs and mental health disorders?

Are you keen to make a difference in the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND/SEMH?

I am working with a South East London AP (Alternative Provision) who are looking for an engaging and passionate Behaviour Mentor for their KS4 class. The children attending this school will be either temporarily or permanently excluded due to challenging and disruptive behaviour; they may or may not have an SEN diagnosis, EHCP (Education Health Care Plan). I am looking to speak to professional and committed Behaviour Mentors; even if your experience is informal/voluntary, we want to hear from you!

Behaviour Mentor requirements

  • Essential - Passion for working with young people who require additional support to access education and social development
  • Beneficial - Experience of working with Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties, or experience with SEMH, trauma, sensory processing, social communication
  • Beneficial - Youth Mentor/Worker experience
  • Essential - Ability to build solid and meaningful relationships

What you can expect as a Behaviour Mentor

  • Behaviour Mentor roles will vary from day to day; you will be expected to use your initiative and respond calmly in challenging situations
  • For aspiring Teachers, Pastoral Workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, SALTs, Counsellors, and Social Workers, these positions will offer a relevant and vital experience for your chosen career path
  • Continued Professional Development - SEND schools, and APs are continually training their staff to help them support their children's needs, you will become an expert in your field
  • You will have an opportunity to make a substantial social impact; as a Behaviour Mentor, you could change the path of someone’s life!


  • We understand that pay is significant and must be clear and straightforward! For that reason, we have chosen to pay our staff via PAYE only. Quoted rates are gross pay, and your payment will never involve the employer's NI deductions or admin fees. 
  • Just as roles vary, the remuneration will depend on the role requirements and your experience. You will often see these roles advertised as daily rates; please note that we pay PAYE only, and rates will vary from £75 - £95 per day, depending on the role and your experience. Full-Time Equivalent salaries are therefore £16,640 - £23,040 Per Annum; please remember that all school-based work will be term time only.
  • Again, we are happy to help you with any rates queries; just ask us!

Are you interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about Learning Mentor opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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