SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

Harrow LA

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant (Specialising in Challenging Behaviours)

Location: Harrow

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


SEN TA: £85 – £100 per day

Job Type: Full Time, Long Term

About Us:

Our esteemed client, located in the vibrant borough of Harrow, is a beacon of educational excellence in the heart of this diverse community. With a rich history and commitment to fostering inclusive learning environments, our client’s school is renowned for its dedication to supporting students with diverse needs.


Join our client’s esteemed educational institution and become an essential part of a supportive team dedicated to empowering students with special educational needs. As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you’ll play a pivotal role in fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment where every student can thrive.

What You’ll Do:

• Provide Tailored Support: You’ll provide invaluable support to students with special educational needs, tailoring your approach to meet individual requirements. Whether it’s assisting with academic tasks, facilitating social interactions, or offering emotional support, your role will be pivotal in enabling each student to reach their full potential.
• Implement Effective Strategies: With your expertise in managing challenging behaviours, you’ll implement effective strategies to address issues as they arise. Drawing upon your knowledge of behaviour management techniques and your understanding of each student’s unique needs, you’ll create a positive and nurturing atmosphere conducive to learning and growth.
• Collaborate and Communicate: Collaboration is key in our client’s school community. You’ll work closely with teachers, therapists, and other support staff to develop and implement personalised education plans. Regular communication with colleagues, parents, and external professionals will ensure a coordinated approach to supporting each student’s development.
• Maintain Records and Monitor Progress: Detailed record-keeping is essential for tracking student progress and identifying areas for intervention. You’ll maintain accurate records of student achievements, behaviour incidents, and individualised support plans, ensuring compliance with school policies and procedures.

What You’ll Bring:

• Experience and Expertise: You’ll bring previous experience working with students with special educational needs, particularly those with challenging behaviours. Your knowledge of best practices in SEN support, coupled with your understanding of behaviour management techniques, will be invaluable in this role.
• Compassion and Patience: A compassionate and patient approach is essential when working with students with diverse needs. Your ability to empathise with students, coupled with your patience and resilience, will enable you to build trusting relationships and effectively manage challenging situations.
• Strong Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills are essential for fostering positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and external professionals. Your ability to communicate effectively, listen attentively, and collaborate with others will contribute to the cohesive and supportive school community.

Perks & Benefits:

• Professional Development Opportunities: Our client is committed to supporting the professional development of all staff members. Take advantage of opportunities for training and career advancement within a supportive and collaborative environment.

Join Us:

If you’re passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of students with special educational needs, we invite you to join our client’s esteemed team in Harrow. Take the next step in your career journey and apply today to embark on a fulfilling and impactful role.

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 with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

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