PRU Behaviour Mentor

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Hackney, North East London

Ref: 4598Friday 19 April 2024

PRU Behaviour Mentor


ASAP - Permanent Opportunities

Are you looking for a new challenge supporting children and young people with behaviour and social, emotional, and mental health needs?

I am working with a PRU (Pupil Referral Unit) based in Hackney that is seeking for passionate and resilient behaviour mentors to join their team. The school offers education to students in primary through to secondary who are not able to attend mainstream school due to their challenging behaviour and maybe other additional needs. The school are seeking behaviour mentors that can be flexible through the school, the successful candidate will be working within the classrooms, which is up to 6 students. Working 1:1 and within small groups, you will be given a class/child you are based with but at times will be expected to work in other classrooms supporting throughout the school. If you have a passion and skilled in sport, music or ar or other interested this can be welcomed into the role.

Even if your experience is informal/voluntary, I want to hear from you! The children you will support will have a variety of needs which can include significant complex behaviour challenges and sometimes associated SEND.

PRU Learning Support Assistant requirements:

● Experience of working with young people with SEND and/or Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties or experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication

● Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor / Youth Worker experience

● Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships

● A passion for working with SEND is essential

What you can expect as a PRU Learning Support Assistant:

● Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers

●The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as a Secondary Teaching Assistant you could change the path of someone’s life!

If you are interested in this role apply to this advert now! Or please contact Katie at Parker Smith Inclusion.

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