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SEN Teaching Assistant - ADHD Specialist

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant (ADHD & Trauma)


Commencing in September

Are you passionate about positively impacting the lives of children with SEN? Do you have a strong understanding of ADHD and trauma? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join an SEN provision in Hertford.


  • Improve standards of learning and achievement for all students
  • Help students develop independent learning skills
  • Promote the school's inclusion policy by supporting supports in their learning and personal development, removing barriers to achievement
  • Carry out administrative and other tasks related to the smooth running of the department
  • Support students in their learning and development, in small groups or with individual students as directed, including the differentiation of resources as appropriate


  • Relevant experience and expertise in working with children with special educational needs, particularly those with ADHD and trauma
  • A strong understanding of ADHD and trauma and other ability to implement strategies and interventions to support students
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Patience, empathy, and a nurturing approach to supporting student's emotional well-being
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, collaborating with teachers, therapists, and other support staff
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the individual needs of students and the changing demands of the school environment

The school offers a supportive and inclusive environment, where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our students.

We look forward to receiving your application and considering you for this rewarding role as an SEN Teaching assistant in our Hertfordshire-based SEN school.