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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

About Us: Dunbar Education Recruitment Agency is a leading provider of education staffing solutions. We are dedicated to matching talented education professionals with schools and educational institutions that require their expertise. Our mission is to support and enhance the educational experience of students while fostering rewarding careers for educators.

Job Description: Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Do you have experience or a strong desire to support children with SEN in their educational journey? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a SEN Teaching Assistant.


  • Work closely with classroom teachers to provide individualised support to students with SEN.
  • Assist in implementing and adapting educational materials to meet the specific needs of students.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Monitor and track the progress of students and report to the SEN Coordinator.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, to ensure comprehensive support.
  • Provide emotional and social support to students as needed.
  • Maintain a safe and respectful classroom environment.


  • A valid and up-to-date DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check on the update service or a willingness to obtain one.
  • Previous experience working with students with SEN is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and SEN professionals.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a school setting.
  • A commitment to promoting inclusive education.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and inclusive working environment.
  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of students with SEN.
  • Career advancement opportunities within the education sector.

How to Apply: If you are dedicated, passionate, and committed to making a difference in the lives of students with SEN, we would love to hear from you.