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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Position Type: Full-Time, Long-Term Contract

Start Date: ASAP

Job Description:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join a team at a secondary school in Reading, Berkshire. The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced educators to support students with a range of special educational needs, ensuring they receive the tailored assistance they require to excel academically and socially.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to students with special educational needs.
  • Minimum 6 months UK classroom expereince
  • Support students in accessing the curriculum and participating in classroom activities.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate effectively with teachers, parents, and external professionals to meet the diverse needs of students.


  • Previous experience working with children with special educational needs is required.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, childcare, or SEN support are advantageous.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children with diverse learning needs.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Long-term contract with potential for career progression.

If you are passionate about supporting students with SEN, and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

If this is a role that you would like to learn more about or would be interested in applying to, then please contact Jake Walsh at Dunbar Education on 01908 929605.

If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals.

If you have not received a response, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please refer to our website for other available positions.