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SEN Teaching Assistant – SEMH Needs

Barnet LA

Job Description

About the School

In Finchley, our school stands as a beacon of welcome and inclusivity, providing a supportive learning environment tailored to students with diverse special educational needs, including Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. Operating as a non-faith community school, our commitment lies in offering personalized support to empower each child to reach their fullest potential. Emphasizing the promotion of positive behavior and emotional well-being, we endeavor to cultivate a nurturing atmosphere wherein every student is cherished and bolstered.

About the Role

We are seeking a dedicated Part-Time SEN Teaching Assistant with experience working with students with SEMH needs to join our team on a long-term basis. In this role, you will provide one-on-one and small group support to students with SEMH needs, helping them to develop coping strategies, manage their emotions, and engage effectively in learning activities. Working closely with class teachers and SENCO, you will implement personalized interventions and support plans to promote positive behavior and academic progress.

Key Skills, Experiences & Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

●       Previous experience working with students with SEMH needs in an educational setting.

●       Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/carers.

●       Patience, empathy, and a nurturing approach to supporting students with diverse needs.

●       Knowledge of behavior management strategies and techniques for supporting students with SEMH needs.

●       Relevant qualifications or training in special education or related fields are desirable but not essential.

Benefits and Perks

●       Competitive daily rate of £90-£100.

●       Opportunities for professional development and training in special educational needs.

●       Supportive staff team and a collaborative working environment.

●       Commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in education.

How to Apply

If you believe you meet the criteria for this rewarding opportunity, please apply below or contact Teach-Now directly at Sami.Ozay@teach-now.co.uk.

All applicants must hold the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this position. However, we will retain your CV and continue to support you in your job search within education.

We look forward to receiving your application. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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



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