Behaviour Mentor

East Midlands/ temporary / £85 - 110 per day

Job Title: Behaviour Mentor

Location: Nottingham

Contract Type: Temporary, Full-time/Part-Time

Salary: £85- £110 day (depending on experience)

We are currently recruiting for a Temporary Behaviour Mentor to work with children and young people with challenging behaviour in a school setting in Nottingham. This role is temporary and full-time, with an immediate start date.

As a Behaviour Mentor, you will work closely with teaching staff to support the education and development of children and young people with challenging behaviour. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Providing 1-2-1 support to students with challenging behaviour, using effective behaviour management strategies to promote positive behaviour and encourage participation in learning activities
  • Collaborating with teaching staff and external professionals to develop tailored learning plans for students, monitoring progress and behaviour, and reporting any concerns
  • Supporting the social and emotional development of students, promoting self-esteem and confidence
  • Encouraging and motivating students to engage in learning, providing additional support where necessary
  • Participating in training and development opportunities to further enhance your knowledge and skills


  • Previous experience working with children or young people with challenging behaviour is essential
  • Excellent behaviour management skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with others
  • A patient and resilient attitude, with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • A relevant qualification in Psychology, Counselling, Education, or a related field is desirable

This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people with challenging behaviour. If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable young people, and have the relevant experience and qualifications, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role.

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.