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Gorse Ride Schools are seeking to appoint a dedicated individual with patience, energy and resilience to work with children primarily in KS2 however there may be occasions where you will be required to work with children in KS1.  Working as part of the Inclusion Team in the role of Learning, Behaviour and Wellbeing Mentor, you will be required to:

  • plan and assess the delivery of behaviour and wellbeing interventions across both schools

  • plan and deliver interventions for learning and speech and language across Key Stage 2

  • support the holistic progress of individuals and small groups by facilitating emotional, social and behavioural support using a variety of intervention strategies

  • deliver programmes of specific intervention e.g. mental and emotional health, self-esteem, anger-management, self-awareness etc to groups and individuals.

  • Coach and mentor other staff members in the use of strategies and approaches to support children with additional needs (in particular those with challenging behaviour).


The role requires someone who is flexible and confident in their behaviour management skills and also in the delivery of interventions.  The ability to communicate effectively is essential as you will be a vital bridge between parents, staff and pupils.

We can offer you :

  • A positive, caring ethos with children and learning at the heart of all we do

  • Happy children who are enthusiastic, motivated and engaged learners

  • Talented, friendly and supportive teaching and admin teams

  • Good relationships with parents, carers and the wider community

About You 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and nurturing mentor experienced in working with children with additional needs / learning difficulties and with strong behaviour management skills.  


Can you :


  • show creativity in motivating, engaging and challenging children in their learning

  • be resilient and reflective, always striving to improve

  • be positive, caring and enthusiastic

  • be a team player who supports others and shares good practice

  • be flexible and adaptive to change

  • work alongside outside agencies to deliver specific programmes of work


Do you have :

  • good behaviour management

  • experience of working with children with additional needs

  • ability to work in a team

  • ability to work 1:1 and in small groups




Please forward completed application forms to

Amanda Tweed, School Business Manager

email :  


Gorse Ride Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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