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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Dunbar Education is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team as SEN Teaching Assistants. This is a full-time position with non-negotiable terms.


  • Full-time availability only
  • Possession of a valid DBS check on the update service or willingness to obtain one
  • Minimum of 6 months experience working in a SEN school (non-negotiable)

Responsibilities: As a SEN Teaching Assistant, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing support to children with various SEN needs, including ADHD, ASD, and SEMH
  • Assisting SEN pupils with their academic and social development
  • Collaborating with teachers and other professionals to create and implement individualised learning plans
  • Encouraging independence and fostering a positive learning environment
  • Providing one-on-one support or small group instruction as needed
  • Assisting with behaviour management strategies and promoting positive behaviour
  • Monitoring and tracking pupil progress and reporting to relevant stakeholders
  • Supporting sensory and communication needs as required
  • Maintaining a safe and inclusive learning environment for all pupils


  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with SEN

If you meet the above requirements and are passionate about supporting children with SEN, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position. Join us in making a positive impact on the lives of SEN pupils!

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