SEMH Teaching Assistant

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Greenwich, South East London

Ref: 5979Thursday 27 June 2024

£90 per day PAYE

SEMH Teaching Assistant 

Secondary School 

£90 Per Day PAYE

London Borough of Greenwich

Immediate Start Available

 

Are you a strong and resilient Teaching Assistant looking for a challenging and rewarding role in a fantastic secondary school for children with SEMH needs?

Do you have experience working with in a PRU or similar setting?

 

Here at Parker Smith Inclusion, we are working with an inspiring SEMH Secondary School in the London Borough of Greenwich. They are looking for Behaviour Mentors to make a difference to these students lives by acting as a positive role model. This role will be working 1:1 with a student with challenging behaviour who needs your support. 

 

Requirements of a Behaviour Mentor

  • Experience with challenging behaviour – this role would really suit someone who has worked in a PRU or SEMH school, has worked as a Pastoral Officer in a school, or has experience with challenging behaviour as a Youth Worker.
  • Experience working to support pupils with physically and emotionally challenging behaviour
  • A resilient personality and an ability to build rapport quickly with staff and students.
  • De-escalation training would be a bonus for this role, however, the school do also provide their own specialised de-escalation training
  • An interest in mental health and seeing behaviour as a form of communication is essential for this role

 

What to expect as a Behaviour Mentor

  • The opportunity to really make a difference to the life of a pupil with SEMH needs.
  • Long-term positions available
  • The opportunity for a good work-life balance due to school time hours.
  • The opportunity to develop your skills as a Behaviour Mentor
  • This is a challenging and highly rewarding role which requires a strong and resilient personality and a strong drive to help and support children with additional needs.

 

Why work with us? 

  • 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 teachers 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 teachers 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.
  • Salary negotiation: we provide guidance on salary negotiation, ensuring that you receive a fair and competitive salary including SEN points, TLR etc
  • 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, including assistance with contract negotiations, relocation, and settling into a new teaching position.

 

If you think you would be an incredible asset to a team then please do get in touch by applying to this advert or emailing faye@psinclusion.co.uk

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