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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant Needed - ASAP Start

Are you an experienced and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant looking for an exciting opportunity in a welcoming primary school? Dunbar Education is proud to be working with a delightful school in Letchworth Garden City to find a skilled and dedicated SEN TA to join their team.

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Letchworth Garden City

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

About the Role: As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with special educational needs in both group and 1:1 settings. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the class teacher in planning and delivering tailored lessons to meet individual learning needs.
  • Implementing strategies to promote the academic, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Collaborating with the SENCo and other professionals to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Supporting students with personal care, communication, and sensory needs, as required.
  • Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages student engagement and participation.
  • Monitoring and recording student progress, providing feedback to the class teacher and SENCo.
  • Maintaining effective communication with parents and other stakeholders.


  • Previous experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant, preferably in a primary school.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of various special educational needs.
  • Ability to provide effective support in both group and 1:1 settings.
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine passion for making a difference in the lives of students with SEN.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in SEN would be advantageous.
  • Enhanced DBS check or willingness to undergo the process.

Why Join Us:

  • Join a lovely primary school known for its welcoming and inclusive environment.
  • Work with a supportive team dedicated to providing high-quality education to students with SEN.
  • Access to ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Partner with Dunbar Education, a trusted recruitment agency.

How to Apply: If you are a passionate SEN Teaching Assistant seeking a new opportunity in a supportive and inclusive school, we would love to hear from you. Please email your up-to-date CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications with "SEN Teaching Assistant - Letchworth Garden City" in the subject line.

Dunbar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS check and relevant right to work documentation will be required prior to employment.

We appreciate all applications; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Dunbar Education is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.