Behaviour Mentor/Pastoral Support


A Nottingham Secondary school are looking for 3 full time behaviour mentors/pastoral assistants to work with challenging students both on a 1-2-1 basis and in small groups.

You must have experience of working with teenagers although it doesn’t need to have been in a school setting. If you have experience as a youth worker or support worker you are encouraged to apply.

You will need to have an engaging and positive personality with strong behaviour management skills and excellent communication skills as the students will be of a challenging nature. Being able to build rapport is essential for this role, the students that you will be working with will either be at risk of exclusion or will have already been excluded from the normal timetabled lessons and will be doing their lessons in the schools internal exclusion provision. You will also be utilised to support the schools patrol system , which will involve escorting or removing students from lessons and supporting them in the rest department.

The role is a very rewarding role but also requires the right skill set and mind set so strong characters will be be needed. The school itself is easily accessible both by car and public transport, there are both bus and tram stops near by with the journey taking no more that 15/20 mins from the city centre. The facilities are excellent and the department has a strong, experienced manager that has a great track record of leading this kind of department and wants to build a strong team to help get the most out of the students.

The benefits to you!

  • Weekly pay, and no payroll fees.
  • Support from an experienced education consultant.
  • Free CPD training.
  • Candidate referral Programme.
  • 24-hour registration from the comfort of your sofa.
  • 12.07% Holiday pay – paid weekly or accumulated in a holiday pot to withdraw when you are not working.
  • Now Education contributed pension.
  • 24/7 direct contact with your dedicated consultant.

Your duties will include:

  • Managing the behaviour of pupils in line with the school’s behavioural policy.
  • Respond to any questions from pupils to support and develop their learning.
  • Being flexible to the schools and pupils needs.
  • Report back to the key person in charge with any key information about pupils behaviours and progress.

The Ideal person:

  • Previous experience teaching History to students of different age groups preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate and engage with students in a classroom setting
  • Excellent organisational skills to manage art supplies and plan lessons effectively.
  • Excellent reading, writing and numeracy skills.
  • Educated to Degree level (essential).
  • A passion for helping young pupils progress within their education.
  • Adaptable to a change in circumstances.
  • Dynamic and holds strong classroom management.

Now Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation.

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