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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Hatfield and Surrounding Areas

Job Type: Temporary (20 weeks), Permanent Contract Offered After the completed 20 weeks

Company: Dunbar Education

About Us: Dunbar Education is a leading educational recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented individuals with fulfilling opportunities in the education sector. We are currently seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of students in Hatfield and surrounding primary schools.

Job Description: We are looking for a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to provide vital support to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN). In this role, you will work closely with teachers and SENCOs to ensure that every student can reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with SEN.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualised education plans (IEPs).
  • Foster a safe and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers and support staff to adapt lessons and materials.
  • Monitor and track student progress, providing feedback to the educational team.
  • Support students in developing essential life skills.
  • Promote positive behaviour and emotional well-being.


  • Previous experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant is desirable but not essential.
  • A genuine passion for supporting students with SEN.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to work with diverse student needs.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic school environment.
  • Relevant qualifications and DBS clearance (or willingness to obtain).


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Temporary role (20 weeks) with the opportunity for a permanent contract.
  • Access to over 1000 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Working through Dunbar Education, a trusted partner in education recruitment.

How to Apply: If you are a passionate individual looking to make a difference in the lives of students with SEN, we would love to hear from you. To apply for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience

Dunbar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

Join our team and be part of the journey to empower students with SEN in Hatfield and surrounding primary schools. Apply today!

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