SEN-TA – Challenging Behaviours Specialist


Job Description

About Us: At Teach Now, we are dedicated to matching passionate educators with fulfilling career opportunities. Our commitment to promoting equality, safeguarding, and welfare aligns with our stringent recruitment procedures.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant specializing in Challenging Behaviour to join an esteemed educational institution in Hendon, London. This role involves providing one-on-one support primarily, catering to students in either Key Stage 1 (KS1) or Key Stage 2 (KS2) settings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate seamlessly with classroom educators to deliver targeted support tailored for students with challenging behaviour.
  • Employ evidence-based strategies and interventions to address the unique needs of each student, promoting positive behavioural outcomes.
  • Utilize de-escalation techniques and positive reinforcement to manage challenging situations effectively.
  • Develop and implement behavior management plans in collaboration with the SENCO and other professionals.
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive learning environment, prioritizing the social and emotional well-being of every student.
  • Monitor and track student progress, providing regular feedback to parents, guardians, and stakeholders.

Qualities of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Kind, compassionate, patient, and empathetic towards students with challenging behaviour.
  • Proven experience working with children in an educational setting, preferably within KS1 or KS2.
  • Profound understanding of special educational needs, with specific expertise in managing challenging behaviour.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fostering seamless collaboration with teaching staff, parents, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and adapt quickly to changing circumstances.


  • Relevant qualifications or training related to special educational needs, with a focus on managing challenging behavior.
  • Enhanced DBS Clearance on the Child Only Barred List.
  • Flexibility to work 1-1 primarily.
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Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



SEN-TA – Challenging Behaviours Specialist

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