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Primary SEN Assistant

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant with a strong commitment to supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you excel in creating a positive influence on the lives of students who need extra assistance? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you in High Wycombe.


  • Prior experience as a Teaching Assistant, with a preference for prior involvement in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) environments.
  • A sincere enthusiasm for working with children who have special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • A patient and empathetic method when providing support to students.
  • Capability to adjust to various learning styles and individual requirements.
  • A resolute dedication to advancing inclusivity and equality in the field of education.
  • While beneficial, relevant qualifications and training (e.g., Teaching Assistant certification, proficiency in Makaton, experience with Team Teach) are not obligatory.


  • Offering individualized or small-group assistance to students who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
  • Supporting the classroom Teacher in delivering customized lessons and activities.
  • Modifying educational materials to cater to the specific requirements of individual students.
  • Observing and recording student advancement, then communicating findings to the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator).
  • Applying strategies for behaviour management and fostering a positive learning atmosphere.
  • Working well with the broader school staff, parents, and external specialists to ensure the best outcomes for students with SEND.


  • Chance to work with a well-regarded local Primary school.
  • Competitive rates and perks are offered by Dunbar Education.
  • A supportive agency that provides prospects for advancing your professional growth.
  • Contribute positively to the educational and personal growth of students.

If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals. If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.