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SEN TA with Specialism in Challenging Behaviours

Newham LA

Job Description

SEN TA (Specialising in Challenging Behaviours)

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

Pay:SEN TA: £85 – £100 per day

Location: Newham, East London


Newham, located in the vibrant heart of East London, is known for its rich cultural diversity and bustling urban landscape. It’s a dynamic borough where tradition meets innovation, offering a unique blend of history, art, and modern living. Amidst this lively backdrop, our client, a reputable educational institution, seeks a dedicated SEN TA specialising in Challenging Behaviours to join their team.

Role and Responsibilities: As an SEN TA with a focus on Challenging Behaviours, you will play a crucial role in supporting the diverse needs of students within our client’s school.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

• Providing one-on-one and group support to students with special educational needs, particularly those with challenging behaviours.
• Assisting the class teacher in implementing individualized education plans (IEPs) and behaviour management strategies.
• Creating a safe and inclusive learning environment where all students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.
• Collaborating closely with other members of the SEN team, classroom teachers, and external professionals to ensure the holistic development of students.
• Monitoring and documenting student progress, behaviour incidents, and interventions as per school policies and procedures.
• Participating in training sessions and workshops to enhance your knowledge and skills in supporting students with SEN, especially those with challenging behaviours.


• Previous experience working with students with special educational needs, particularly those with challenging behaviours, is essential.
• A compassionate and patient approach, with the ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, parents, and colleagues.
• Relevant qualifications or training in SEN support (e.g., SEN TA certification, Team Teach training) would be advantageous.
• Full-time availability and commitment to a long-term position within the school.

If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of students with special educational needs and thrive in a dynamic educational environment, we invite you to apply for this rewarding role as an SEN TA specialising in Challenging Behaviours. Join our client’s dedicated team and contribute to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment where every student can reach their full potential.

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.

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



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