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Behaviour Mentor in a Challenging Behaviour Provision

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Behaviour Mentor to join our team in a challenging behaviour provision. As a Behaviour Mentor, you will play a crucial role in supporting and guiding students with challenging behaviours to help them overcome barriers to learning and succeed academically, socially, and emotionally.


  • Provide one-on-one and group support to students with challenging behaviours, using evidence-based strategies and interventions.
  • Develop and implement individualized behaviour plans, in collaboration with the school's Behaviour Support Team, to address specific needs and goals of students.
  • Establish positive relationships with students, creating a safe and inclusive environment conducive to learning and personal growth.
  • Support students in developing and improving social skills, emotional regulation, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Monitor and record students' progress, documenting behavioural incidents and interventions implemented.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external professionals to ensure a consistent approach and exchange of information to support students' behavioural and educational needs.
  • Provide crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques when necessary, ensuring the safety and well-being of students and staff.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of behaviour management training and workshops for staff members.
  • Stay up-to-date with current research, best practices, and policies related to behaviour management and special educational needs.


  • Previous experience working with students with challenging behaviours, preferably within a school or educational setting.
  • Strong knowledge of behaviour management strategies and interventions, including positive behaviour support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish rapport and build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience in working with students with complex needs.
  • Ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations and use de-escalation techniques effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and safeguarding procedures.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of students and the provision.