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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with Special Educational Needs? Do you have a strong desire to support their educational journey and help them reach their full potential? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for become an SEN Teaching Assistant in Dunstable.

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Dunstable

Salary: £75-£90 per day

Role and Responsibilities: As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing support and assistance to students with Special Educational Needs within our partner school community. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the class teacher and SENCO to implement learning plans for students with SEN.
  • Providing one-to-one or small group support to students during lessons, helping them to access the curriculum and achieve their learning objectives.
  • Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes students' social, emotional and academic development.
  • Assisting with classroom activities, including preparing materials and resources to support differentiated learning.
  • Collaborating with other professionals, parents and caregivers to ensure effective communication and holistic support for students with SEN.
  • Monitoring and recording students' progress and achievements and providing feedback to the teaching team.


  • Experience working with students with Special Educational Needs is highly desirable.
  • Strong empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to supporting students' well-being and progress.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, colleagues and families.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the diverse needs of students in a dynamic educational setting.
  • A positive and proactive attitude, with the ability to use your initiative and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

If you are dedicated, compassionate and ready to contribute to an inclusive and nurturing educational environment, we encourage you to apply for the position of SEN Teaching Assistant in Dunstable. Together, let's empower all young people to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.