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Teaching Assistant - Autism Support

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Teaching Assistant - Autism Support

Are you deeply passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Is your strong desire to support their educational journey and help them reach their full potential? If your answer is yes, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as an SEN Teaching Assistant in Bedford.

Role and Responsibilities: As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing support and assistance to students with Special Educational Needs within our partner school community. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating closely with the class teacher and SENCO to implement tailored learning plans designed for students with SEN.
  • Offering one-on-one or small group support to students during lessons, enabling them to access the curriculum and achieve their educational goals.
  • Creating a welcoming and inclusive learning environment that fosters the social, emotional, and academic development of students.
  • Assisting in classroom activities, including the preparation of materials and resources to facilitate personalized learning experiences.
  • Working in coordination with other professionals, parents, and caregivers to ensure effective communication and comprehensive support for students with SEN.
  • Monitoring and documenting students' progress and achievements and providing feedback to the teaching team.


  • Prior experience working with students with Special Educational Needs is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrating strong empathy, patience, and a sincere commitment to enhancing students' well-being and progress.
  • Possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with students, colleagues, and families.
  • Exhibiting flexibility and adaptability to respond to the diverse needs of students in a dynamic educational environment.
  • Embracing a positive and forward-thinking mindset, along with the ability to take initiative and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

Why Join Us?

  • An enriching opportunity to positively impact the lives of young individuals.
  • A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and skill enhancement to advance your career.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Access to a network of experienced educators and experts in the field.

Please apply if this role aligns with your interests.

If you are seeking different opportunities, Dunbar Education would be delighted to hear from you. Additionally, we offer a £250 referral bonus for successful referrals.

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