SEN TA Specialising in Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs

Brent LA

Job Description

Hours of Work: 8:30-3:30, Term Time

Pay: £85-£100 per day

Location: Brent, West London


Nestled in the heart of Brent, West London, our client’s school is situated in a diverse and culturally rich community. Known for its bustling markets, picturesque parks, and vibrant atmosphere, Brent offers a dynamic backdrop for those passionate about education and community engagement. Our client’s school stands as a beacon of inclusivity and excellence in the area, boasting modern facilities and a welcoming environment conducive to learning and growth.

Brent, in West London, is a culturally diverse borough known for its vibrant community spirit, bustling markets, and iconic landmarks like Wembley Stadium. It offers a dynamic mix of urban amenities and green spaces, fostering a lively yet balanced lifestyle. With excellent transport links, it’s easily accessible and provides a rich cultural tapestry for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Role and Responsibilities:

As an SEN Teaching Assistant with a specialization in Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH), you will play a pivotal role in supporting students facing a range of challenges. Your day-to-day responsibilities will encompass a diverse array of tasks aimed at fostering the holistic development of each child. From providing one-on-one support during lessons to facilitating small group activities and assisting with the implementation of individualized support plans, you will be instrumental in creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Your role will also involve collaborating closely with teachers, SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), and external professionals to devise and implement tailored interventions and behaviour management strategies. By offering empathetic guidance and employing evidence-based practices, you will empower students to overcome obstacles, build resilience, and achieve academic success.


To thrive in this role, you should possess:

  • Previous experience working with children with SEMH needs, ideally within a school setting.
  • A compassionate and patient demeanour, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with students and colleagues alike.
  • Relevant qualifications such as a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent, along with a genuine passion for supporting the educational journey of every child.
  • The flexibility to work full-time hours on a long-term basis, demonstrating commitment and dedication to the school community.

Why Join Us:

By joining the team, you will become part of a close-knit educational community dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and collaboration. In addition to competitive pay rates, you will have access to ongoing professional development opportunities, allowing you to further enhance your skills and expertise in the field of special education.

If you are ready to embark on a rewarding career journey as an SEN Teaching Assistant with a focus on SEMH, in a supportive and dynamic school environment, we invite you to apply now and become an integral part of our team in Brent, West 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 Specialising in Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs

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