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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (SEN School)

Job Description

Dunbar Education is currently seeking a dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join a SEN (Special Educational Needs) school. As a leading recruitment agency in the education sector, we are committed to connecting talented individuals with rewarding opportunities in educational settings.


  • Valid DBS check on the update service or willingness to obtain one
  • Previous experience in a UK educational setting


  • Organise and supervise an appropriate learning environment and resources tailored to SEN students.
  • Collaborate within an established system of supervision to plan challenging teaching and learning objectives, with the ability to evaluate and adjust lessons/work plans as needed.
  • Utilise a variety of pre-determined assessment and monitoring strategies to monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities against given objectives.
  • Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports on pupil achievement, progress, and other relevant matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.
  • Systematically record progress and achievement in lessons/activities, providing evidence of the range and level of progress and attainment.
  • Implement the school's 'positive behaviour for learning' policy to proactively anticipate and manage behaviours, fostering self-control and independence among students.
  • Support parental involvement in pupils' learning and lead/contribute to meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on pupil progress and achievement.
  • Produce comprehensive lesson plans, worksheets, and other materials for agreed activities.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about supporting students with special educational needs and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and cover letter

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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