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Mental Health Student Support

Teaching Personnel

£350 - 400 per week


Permanent | Full Time



Teaching Personnel are working with lovely, friendly and progressive schools in West Sussex to recruit various Behaviour Mentors to work across all the key stages, supporting children diagnosed with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Social, Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)

SEN Needs: Autism, ADHD, Down's Syndrome and Moderate Learning Difficulties

SEMH Needs: Anxiety, Depression and Trauma

The schools have a very supportive senior leadership team and a progressive nature. They are located close to local stations and have onsite parking.

Applications for the position are welcome from candidates of ranging experience although previous experience working with students with challenging behaviour is an advantage due to the nature of the role.

If you are a future/aspiring Teacher, Sports Coach or an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant this opportunity could be ideal for you. In addition, if you have experience as a Youth Worker, Support Worker or Behaviour Mentor and you are interested in education, please do apply!

You will need to:

  • Have experience working with children
  • Be confident at managing challenging behaviour
  • Be able to demonstrate your ability to build professional relationships with students
  • Have a fun but firm presence
  • Have an interest in education
  • Have a passion for SEND and/or SEMH

Applications are encouraged from:

  • Sports Coaches
  • Youth Workers
  • Behaviour Mentors
  • SEN Teaching Assistants
  • Learning Support Assistants
  • Support Workers
  • Graduates

If you think you're the ideal candidate for this role, please apply now!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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