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SEN Teaching Assistant – SEMH Needs

Barnet LA

Job Description

About the School

Embracing a culture of warmth and inclusivity, our school is situated in Finchley, providing an enriching learning environment tailored to students with diverse special educational needs, including those encountering Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges. As a non-faith community school, our core dedication lies in delivering tailored support to enable each child to unlock their full potential. At the heart of our ethos is the promotion of positive behavior and emotional well-being, fostering a nurturing atmosphere where every student feels valued and empowered.

About the Role

We’re actively seeking a dedicated Part-Time SEN Teaching Assistant with a background in supporting students with SEMH needs to join our team on a long-term basis. In this role, you’ll be pivotal in providing one-on-one and small group support to students with SEMH needs, guiding them in developing coping strategies, emotional management, and effective engagement in learning activities. Your collaboration with class teachers and SENCO will be essential as you implement personalized interventions and support plans to foster 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.

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

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