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ADHD Specialist Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: ADHD Specialist Teaching Assistant

Employer: Dunbar Education

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Job Type: Long-term Contract

Are you a dedicated and experienced Teaching Assistant with a passion for supporting students with ADHD? Dunbar Education is currently seeking an ADHD Specialist Teaching Assistant to join our team in a local primary school in Hemel Hempstead, on a long-term contract.

Key Responsibilities:

As an ADHD Specialist Teaching Assistant, your role will be integral in providing tailored support to students with ADHD, helping them thrive academically and emotionally. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Individualised Support: Working closely with students to provide one-on-one support tailored to their specific needs, ensuring they receive the attention and assistance required for success.

  2. Behavioural Interventions: Implementing effective behavioural strategies to manage and reduce ADHD-related challenges in the classroom.

  3. Collaboration: Collaborating with teachers, parents, and external specialists to develop and implement individualised education plans for students with ADHD.

  4. Progress Monitoring: Regularly assessing and tracking the progress of students, and reporting to the relevant parties to ensure continuous improvement.

  5. Creating a Supportive Environment: Fostering a positive and inclusive classroom environment that empowers students with ADHD to thrive.


  • Previous experience working with students with ADHD is highly desirable.
  • A relevant teaching assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • A compassionate and empathetic approach when working with children.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and specialists.

Why Dunbar Education?

Dunbar Education is a respected educational recruitment agency, committed to connecting talented professionals with rewarding opportunities in schools. We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment, and we value the personal and professional growth of our staff.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact in the lives of students with ADHD and possess the qualifications and passion for this role, please submit your application, including a CV and a cover letter,

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students and contribute to their academic and personal development.

Dunbar Education is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.