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SEN Assistant - 1:1

Job Description

Are you enthusiastic about positively impacting the lives of pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

Here's what the role entails:

As a 1:1 SEN Support Assistant, you'll provide personalised assistance to a pupil facing specific learning challenges. Your goal? To ensure they receive the tailored support necessary to thrive in the classroom. This role offers a fulfilling opportunity to make a significant difference in the academic journey of pupils.

Your duties will include:

  • Offering individualised support to a pupil with SEN, aiding them with academic tasks and fostering independence.
  • Implementing custom education plans and specialized strategies to address the unique needs of the pupil.
  • Assisting the pupil in accessing the curriculum fully and participating actively in classroom activities.
  • Cultivating an inclusive and supportive learning environment, promoting positive social interactions and self-esteem.
  • Collaborating closely with teachers, SENCOs, and external professionals to provide comprehensive support for the student.
  • Monitoring the pupils progress and providing constructive feedback to teachers and support staff.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Compassion, patience, and a sincere desire to help people with SEN needs.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with children, colleagues, and parents.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate the evolving needs of the pupil.
  • The capability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team, effectively meeting the student's requirements.
  • Understanding of SEN and familiarity with appropriate support techniques and interventions.

Here's what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and training in SEN support.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Valuable experience in the field of special education.

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who may be interested, we offer £250 as a referral scheme.

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

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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