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SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

Cheshunt LA

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SEN TA Challenging Behaviours Specialist in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Are you dedicated to supporting students facing behavioural challenges?

Join our inclusive school community in the vibrant town of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant specializing in challenging behaviours.

Situated amidst the picturesque surroundings of Hertfordshire, our school is renowned for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. With a proud history of fostering a nurturing environment for both students and staff, we prioritize the well-being and academic growth of every individual. Conveniently located with easy access to public transportation via train and bus routes, our school offers an enriching setting for learning and development.

In this full-time role, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, you will provide targeted support to Key Stage 1 or 2 students with behavioural needs. We are seeking individuals with a compassionate and patient approach, along with experience or training in managing challenging behaviours within an educational setting.


• Collaborate closely with classroom educators to design and implement individualized support plans for students with behavioural needs, ensuring their academic and emotional success.
• Utilize effective behavioural management strategies to create a positive and supportive learning environment where all students feel valued and respected.
• Foster inclusive classroom dynamics through proactive engagement and encouragement, promoting a sense of belonging and achievement.
• Implement proactive intervention techniques to address behavioural challenges and prevent escalation, facilitating a conducive learning environment for all students.
• Establish and maintain strong partnerships with parents, guardians, and external professionals, facilitating open communication and collaborative support for students’ holistic development.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Proven experience or training in managing challenging behaviours within an educational setting, with a focus on positive behaviour support and de-escalation techniques.
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build trust and rapport with students, colleagues, and stakeholders.
• Demonstrated empathy, patience, and resilience in supporting students facing behavioural challenges, coupled with a commitment to promoting their social and emotional well-being.

This is a full-time, long-term position with a daily rate of £85-£100, working during term time. If you are ready to make a positive impact and meet the criteria, please apply below or contact Teach Now directly. All applicants must have appropriate qualifications and training, and the role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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.

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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.Top of Form

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