SEN Teaching Assistant – Challenging Behaviours

  • Barnet
  • Full Time
  • Long Term
  • Salary: £ £90-£100

Barnet LA

Job Description

About the School

In the heart of Barnet’s vibrant and diverse community, our school stands as a beacon of excellence in education and nurturing support. Operating as a non-faith community school, we embrace a rich tapestry of students, with over 400 currently enrolled. Our charming Victorian building harmoniously blends historical charm with modern amenities, creating an inspiring setting for both students and staff.

Celebrating a ‘Good’ rating from OFSTED, with numerous outstanding features highlighted, we take immense pride in fostering an inclusive environment where children from all backgrounds and abilities come together to learn and thrive. Core subjects like reading, writing, and maths are at the forefront of our curriculum, bolstered by top-notch resources including an expansive library and state-of-the-art sports facilities.

About the Role

If you possess the necessary skills and dedication, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our supportive educational community. We are currently recruiting for a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team and provide crucial support to children with challenging behaviors. This is a full-time, long-term position, with an immediate start date. The expansion of our team reflects our commitment to meeting the increasing needs of our students.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will collaborate closely with students who have special educational needs, focusing particularly on those with behavioral challenges. Your role will be pivotal in establishing a safe and nurturing environment where these children can flourish. Responsibilities will include providing one-on-one support, aiding with educational activities, and implementing effective behavior management strategies.

Key Skills, Experiences, and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

●       Previous experience working with children with SEN, particularly those with challenging behaviours.

●       A patient and empathetic approach, with strong behaviour management skills.

●       Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

●       Relevant qualifications or training in special education needs support.
Benefits and Perks
●       Competitive daily rate of £90-£100.

●       Opportunities for professional development and progression.

●       Supportive leadership and a collaborative team environment.

●       Access to well-being programs and resources.

●       Convenient location with excellent public transport links, including nearby underground and bus stations.

How to Apply

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly at

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. 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 and is 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.



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