SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

Barnet LA

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant – Specialising in Challenging Behaviours

Location: Finchley, Barnet, London

Hours of Work: 8:30am-3:30pm

Salary: Daily Rate: £85-£100

About The School:

Nestled in the heart of Finchley, Barnet, this school is renowned for its commitment to providing a nurturing and inclusive environment for all students. With an OFSTED grading of Good with Outstanding Features, it prides itself on its dynamic and collaborative approach to education. Boasting over 400 pupils and a 4-form entry system, the school offers a vibrant and diverse community. Housed in a charming Victorian-style building, the school’s relaxed leadership style fosters a sense of belonging among staff and students alike.

About the Role:

The school is currently seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant specialising in challenging behaviours. Working closely with the experienced SEN team, the successful candidate will play a vital role in providing tailored support to students with complex needs, helping them to achieve their full potential in a nurturing and inclusive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include:

Providing personalised support to students with challenging behaviours, facilitating their engagement with learning and development of essential skills.

Assisting in the implementation of individual education plans (IEPs) and behaviour management strategies, ensuring each student receives the support they require.

Collaborating with teachers, SENCO, and colleagues to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

Monitoring student progress and behaviour, providing feedback and adapting support plans as necessary.

Promoting inclusion and diversity, celebrating the unique strengths and talents of each student.


The ideal candidate will have:

Previous experience working with students with challenging behaviours, preferably within a school setting.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and families.

The ability to remain calm and composed under pressure, demonstrating initiative in supporting students effectively.

A proactive and adaptable approach to supporting student needs.
Relevant qualifications or training in SEN are desirable but not essential.


Benefits of joining the school team include:

Free parking, ensuring a stress-free commute to work.

Continuous professional development opportunities, including training workshops and networking events.

Access to advanced technology, providing the tools needed to deliver exceptional education.

To apply for this rewarding role, interested candidates are invited to send their CV and a cover letter by applying below. Come be a part of this vibrant and inclusive school community in Finchley, Barnet, London.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. 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.

We are 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.



SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

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