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SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours


Job Description

Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) – Challenging Behaviours Specialist

Location: Finchley, Barnet

Hours of Work: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Term Time


SEN TA: £85 – £100 Daily Rate

Full-Time, Long-Term Position

Are you a dedicated and resilient individual with a passion for making a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs, particularly those with challenging behaviours? My client, a reputable school nestled in the vibrant community of Finchley, Barnet, is seeking a committed male candidate to join their inclusive team.

About Finchley, Barnet:

Finchley, located in the London Borough of Barnet, offers a vibrant suburban lifestyle with access to an array of amenities and green spaces. Its welcoming community and convenient location make it an ideal place to live and work.

About the School:

Situated in the heart of Finchley, my client’s school provides high-quality education and support to students with special educational needs. The school prides itself on its inclusive ethos and commitment to nurturing the potential of every student.

The Role:

As an SEN TA specializing in challenging behaviours, you will play a crucial role in providing individualized support to students, fostering positive relationships, and promoting a supportive learning environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Providing one-to-one support and implementing behaviour management strategies tailored to meet the needs of students with challenging behaviours.
• Collaborating with colleagues to develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and behaviour support plans.
• Supporting the inclusion of students with special educational needs in classroom activities and interventions.
• Monitoring and recording student progress and communicating effectively with parents and staff.


• Previous experience working with students with special educational needs, particularly in managing challenging behaviours.
• Resilience, patience, and a positive attitude towards supporting students with diverse needs.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, parents, and colleagues.
• Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs support are desirable but not essential.

Apply Now:

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual with a desire to make a positive impact in the lives of students with special educational needs, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to the success and wellbeing of our students. To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role.

We welcome applications from individuals of all genders and backgrounds. The school is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its recruitment process, in accordance with UK laws on non-discriminatory hiring practices.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity?

If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education. Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

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