PRU Behaviour Mentor

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Greenwich, South East London

Ref: 4899Tuesday 30 April 2024

PRU Behaviour Mentor

London Borough of Greenwich

ASAP or September start - Permanent Opportunities

£90 - 95 PAYE Per Day


Are you a resilient person who can be a strong role model?

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 number of PRUs (Pupil Referral Units) based in Greenwich that are seeking for passionate and resilient behaviour mentors to join their team. The schools offer 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 art 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 Behaviour Mentor 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 Behaviour Mentor:

● 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!


Why work with Parker Smith Inclusion? 

  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide you with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help you navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Interview preparation and coaching: we provide interview preparation and coaching tailored to the specific school to help you feel more confident and prepared for interviews.
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made


Interested in hear about more roles like this across London and Essex? Is this role not quite perfect for you? Get in touch and tell me what you want in your career!

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Unfortunately if you are not contacted within 5 working days it means your application has been unsuccessful, we will however keep your records on file and contact you if a job role becomes available that we believe is perfect for you.

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