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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant WANTED! Full-time contract only.

Location: Welwyn Garden City

We are currently seeking a highly experienced and dedicated 1-2-1 SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team in Welwyn Garden City. In this role, you will be responsible for providing tailored support to a student with Special Educational Needs, facilitating their access to the curriculum and promoting their progress. Additionally, there may be instances where you will assist in supporting other students within the class.


  • Deliver personalized 1-2-1 support to a student with Special Educational Needs
  • Collaborate closely with the class teacher and SENCO to ensure the student's individual requirements are adequately addressed
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and resources to facilitate the student's engagement with the curriculum
  • Regularly assess the student's progress and provide constructive feedback to both the class teacher and SENCO
  • Support the student in addressing their emotional and social needs, fostering a secure and nurturing learning environment


  • Previous experience working with children who have Special Educational Needs, preferably in a 1-2-1 capacity
  • Profound knowledge of a diverse range of SEND diagnoses and the associated needs
  • Excellent communication skills, enabling the establishment of positive relationships with students, staff, and parents
  • Strong commitment to inclusive education, with the ability to adapt teaching styles to cater to the diverse needs of students

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Access to free CPD
  • An agency that can guarantee you work (conditions apply)
  • Exclusive schools that only work with Dunbar Education
  • High demand for supply teaching
  • Variety of schools to teach in

Why use Dunbar Education?

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  • Long-established relationships with schools
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  • We find the right work to suit you
  • In-depth knowledge of local schools

If you possess the necessary qualifications and are passionate about providing comprehensive support to students with SEND, then we encourage you to apply for this role. Join our team and make a significant impact on the educational journey of these exceptional students.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position.

Please only apply if you can do a full-time position.