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Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Position: Specialist SEN Teaching Assistant

Start Date: September 2024

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £85 - £ 95 p/d

We are currently recruiting committed professionals to join a specialised Special Educational Needs School located in Milton Keynes. This role offers an exciting chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with special educational needs (SEN).

Job Description:

We are looking for passionate and skilled individuals to fill SEN Teaching Assistant roles within our Specialist SEN School. Positions are available for both qualified staff and candidates with at least 6 months experience in Education or previous care work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support and education to children with a range of Special Educational Needs.
  • Assist with Implementation and development of individualized education plans (IEPs) in collaboration with SENCO and other staff members.
  • Create a safe, nurturing, and inclusive learning environment.
  • Foster positive relationships with learners, parents, and colleagues.
  • Monitor and record learners' progress, adjusting strategies as necessary to ensure effective learning.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development and training to enhance SEN expertise.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Candidates: Relevant teaching qualification is beneficial.
  • Experienced Candidates: Should have at least 6 months experience in a similar role, supporting children with SEN, or previous care work.
  • Strong understanding of various SEN conditions and effective strategies for support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children with SEN.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with SEN.

If you are enthusiastic about teaching and making a difference in pupils' lives, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to us today. Join and inspire the next generation of learners!

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. If you also know of someone else who may be interested, earn extra money with our referral bonus, up to £250!

Dunbar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to show this same commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. You will also be required to provide 2 professional references covering at least the last 2 years of employment and complete our registration process, followed by a video or face-to-face interview. Dunbar Education is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation.