SEN TA Specialising in Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs

Ealing LA

Job Description

Position Available: SEN Teaching Assistant (Specialism in SEMH)

Hours of Work: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Term Time

Pay: £85-£100 per day

Location: Brent, West London

My Client: Nestled in the vibrant borough of Ealing, West London, my client is a dynamic educational institution dedicated to nurturing the diverse talents of its students. Surrounded by a rich tapestry of cultures and communities, Ealing offers a lively atmosphere and a multitude of cultural experiences. The school itself stands as a beacon of inclusivity and innovation, with modern facilities designed to cater to the individual needs of every learner.

Role and Responsibilities:

As an SEN Teaching Assistant with a specialism in Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH), you will play a pivotal role in supporting students with additional needs within our client’s inclusive learning environment. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing tailored support to students with SEMH needs, both in classroom settings and during one-on-one sessions.
  • Collaborating closely with teaching staff to implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs).
  • Assisting in the creation and adaptation of learning materials to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Utilizing effective behaviour management strategies to foster a positive and supportive learning atmosphere.
  • Building strong rapport with students, offering encouragement and guidance to help them overcome barriers to learning.
  • Monitoring and recording student progress, providing feedback to teaching staff and SENCO as required.
  • Contributing to the overall ethos of inclusion and equality within the school community.


  • Experience working with students with SEMH needs in an educational setting.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in SEN support (e.g., Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/carers.
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience in supporting students with challenging behaviours.
    A proactive and adaptable approach to supporting diverse learning needs.
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Full-Time, Long-Term Position:

This is a full-time, long-term position offering stability and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students with SEMH needs. If you are passionate about inclusive education and possess the skills and experience required to excel in this role, we would love to hear from you.

To Apply:

Please Apply Below with your CV and a Cover Letter. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join our client’s supportive team in Ealing, 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.

Your Consultant
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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