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SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

Hackney LA

Job Description

SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

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

Pay: £85-£100 per day

Location: Hackney

Job Type: Full Time, Long Term

About the school:

Nestled in the vibrant borough of Hackney, our school stands as a beacon of educational excellence within a modern, purpose-built facility designed for effective learning. Embracing a coaching leadership style, we foster a supportive atmosphere of trust and collaboration among our dedicated team of educators.

Our school prides itself on its extensive sports facilities, complete with expansive playgrounds and well-maintained green spaces that encourage physical activity and outdoor learning experiences. We offer a robust curriculum that includes a strong emphasis on core subjects like English, Mathematics, and Science, complemented by enriching extracurricular activities such as music, drama, and technology clubs.

Located centrally with easy access to public transport, our school is deeply committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive community where every child can thrive academically and socially.

About the role:

We are seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant with a specialisation in managing challenging behaviours to join a vibrant primary school in Hackney, London. This role will involve supporting pupils across Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 who have special educational needs, focusing particularly on those with behavioural challenges.

Application Requirements:

• Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant, particularly within SEN or with pupils exhibiting challenging behaviours, is highly desirable.

• A patient and resilient approach, with the ability to remain calm under pressure.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build positive relationships with pupils, staff, and parents/carers.

• Relevant qualifications or training in SEN support (desirable but not essential).

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide one-to-one and small group support to pupils with SEN, particularly focusing on managing challenging behaviours.

• Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs) as directed by the SENCO and class teachers.

• Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes academic progress and social development.

• Collaborate effectively with teachers, SENCO, and other professionals to meet the individual needs of pupils.

We offer a competitive daily rate of £85-£100, dependent on experience and qualifications, along with the opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic school environment. This role also offers a long-term placement with the potential for permanent employment for the right candidate.

his is an excellent opportunity for a passionate SEN Teaching Assistant to make a positive impact on the education and well-being of pupils with special educational needs in a welcoming school community. If you are committed to supporting pupils with challenging behaviours and have the necessary skills and experience, we look forward to receiving your application.

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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