Therapeutic Behaviour Mentor

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Barking and Dagenham, North East London

Ref: 6135Wednesday 10 July 2024

Therapeutic Learning Mentor

East London

 

Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with SEMH?

Are you compassionate, supportive and creative?

I am working with a specialist primary SEMH therapeutic school who are looking for an engaging and passionate Therapeutic Learning Mentor. The children attending this school will have a SEN diagnosis, EHCP (Education Health Care Plan) surrounding their social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH). I am looking to speak to professional and committed Therapeutic Learning Mentors even if your experience is informal/voluntary, we want to hear from you! The provision opened within the last year and will continue to develop and grow over the forthcoming years. The children who attend this school will often have experienced adverse childhood experiences including trauma and toxic stress and a therapeutic and nurturing approach is essential to their development. This role offers the opportunity to make a substantial difference in a child's life in a very specialist therapeutic setting. 

Therapeutic Learning Mentor requirements

  • Essential - Passion for working with young people who require additional support in order to access education and social development
  • Beneficial - Experience of working with SEMH, trauma, sensory processing, social communication, ACE (adverse childhood experiences), toxic stress
  • Beneficial - Youth Mentor/Worker experience
  • Essential - Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships

What you can expect as a Therapeutic Learning Mentor

  • Therapeutic Learning 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, Play/Art/Music Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers, these positions will offer 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 huge social impact, as a Behaviour Mentor you could change the path of someone’s life!

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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