1:1 Teaching Assistant

Barnet LA

Job Description

Location: Borough of Barnet (between Mill Hill and Burnt Oak)
Position: SEN Teaching Assistant
Start Date: ASAP

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? Do you have experience working with students who present behaviours associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Teach Now are recruiting on a behalf of a 2 form entry primary school. This is a thriving and inclusive school located in the heart of the Borough of Barnet, is currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team. This position involves working closely with a bright and energetic boy in Year 1, who presents behaviours associated with ASD and ADHD.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide one-on-one support to the student, implementing personalized learning strategies and accommodations tailored to their needs.
Support the student in developing social skills, managing sensory needs, and fostering their academic progress.
Collaborate with the class teacher, SENCO, and other professionals to create and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.
Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes the student’s well-being and engagement.


Previous experience working with students with special educational needs, particularly ASD and ADHD.
A genuine passion for inclusive education and a commitment to supporting the individual needs of students.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
Patience, resilience, and the ability to remain calm in challenging situations.
Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs (desired but not essential).


Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
Ongoing professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
A supportive and collaborative working environment with a dedicated team of professionals.
The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with special educational needs.

Application Process:
To apply for the position of Year 5 Teacher (Maternity Cover), please submit your resume, a cover letter, and any relevant supporting documents through our online application portal. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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