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SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

Hackney LA

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant (Specialising in Challenging Behaviours)

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

Pay: £85-£100 Daily Rate

Location: Hackney, East London

Are you passionate about supporting students with special educational needs, particularly those with challenging behaviours? My client, a reputable school nestled in the vibrant community of Hackney, East London, is seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join their dynamic team. Hackney boasts a rich tapestry of cultures, bustling markets, and picturesque parks, making it a vibrant place to live and work. As an SEN Teaching Assistant at our client’s school, you will play a pivotal role in providing tailored support to students with diverse needs.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Provide one-to-one and small group support to students with challenging behaviours, ensuring their safety and well-being in the classroom environment.
• Collaborate with the SENCO and teaching staff to implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.
• Foster a positive and inclusive learning atmosphere, promoting social and emotional development through engaging activities and interventions.
• Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to the teaching team and parents/carers as required.
• Assist with the preparation of resources and materials, adapting learning materials to meet the specific needs of students.
• Maintain a supportive and respectful relationship with students, promoting independence and self-esteem.


· Experience working with students with special educational needs, particularly those with challenging behaviours.
· Relevant qualifications or training in SEN support (e.g., CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools).
· Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/carers.
· Patience, resilience, and a proactive approach to supporting students with diverse needs.
· Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

This is a full-time, long-term position, offering a competitive daily rate of £85-£100. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs and thrive in a supportive and collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our client’s dedicated team in Hackney, East 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.

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.

Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Your Consultant
Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



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