Behaviour Support Mentor

Northamptonshire, NN12 Jessica Besnard
All/Full Time £15,000.00 - £25,000.00

Posted 1 month ago

Behaviour Support Mentor Needed

We are seeking an experienced behaviour support mentor to provide 1:1 assistance to a Year 2 child with significant social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Working closely with the classroom team, you will enable the child to regulate emotions, interact positively and fully access learning.

Key responsibilities:

Building rapport and implementing tailored behavioural interventions to develop the child's self-esteem, impulse control and social skills.

Providing in-class support using modelling, reinforcement and de-escalation techniques to facilitate participation.

Modifying instructions, breaking down activities and adapting resources to support the child's specific needs.

Encouraging social integration with peers using prompting, facilitation and peer modelling.

Accompanying the child during unstructured times to continue progress outside the classroom.

Liaising with the SENCo and contributing to multi-disciplinary meetings regarding the child's needs and development.

Maintaining detailed records of strategies used and progress made.

The ideal candidate will have strong mentoring skills, emotional intelligence and an in-depth knowledge of supporting pupils with social, emotional and mental health challenges. A patient, resilient and compassionate approach is needed for this rewarding role. Experience working in an SEND setting is preferred.

The benefits of working with Simply Education:

- 24 hour access to the SEN consultant

- No or minimal timesheets

- A range of specialist provisions in Northamptonshire, Daventry and Warwickshire

- FREE CPD Training including (SEND specific)

The successful candidate will be required to:

- Subject to two years of satisfactory references

- An Enhanced DBS check

This is a full-time position starting as soon as possible, term-time only. Salary is £90 - 105 per day.

We are dedicated to nurturing every child's wellbeing and potential. If you share this ethos, please apply for this vital opportunity to truly impact a vulnerable pupil's school experience. If you are interested in a role give Jess a call on 01604 372 495 or email Jess on


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