Luminate Education Group

Director of Inclusive Provision & SEND (LCC3381)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£67,764 to £76,254 PA DOE
10 Jun 2022
26 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Luminate Education Group are one of the largest and most dynamic education groups in the country. We are looking to appoint an exceptional senior leader into the role of Director of Inclusive Provision and SEND.

The successful candidate must have current strategic experience and understanding of inclusive/alternative provision ideally at pre-16. As a group we are deeply committed to providing education for learners for whom educational opportunity is limited; our commitment to restorative practice and inclusion are evident in all our practise and the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate these qualities.

A sound strategic understanding of High Needs funding is required, as is a demonstrable track record of working collaboratively with Local Authorities in planning places. Working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders is an essential aspect of this role as we aim to build and develop a consistent approach in supporting vulnerable learners achieve and progress.

Given the broad reach of this role we would also be interested in applicants looking to job share.

Interviews are likely to take place on w/c 4th July 2022.

For more information about the role please contact:

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact Danielle Law ( to arrange an appointment with the Deputy CEO -Gemma Simmons-Blench.

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. 

Our focus is to ensure every group member, and the group as a whole, is successful. In order to achieve this, the group members proactively look for ways to support and inspire each other, to strengthen central services and be a guiding light for all our staff and students.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be required to complete all the mandatory pre-employment checks, which includes:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work; this is conducted by our Occupational Health Provider

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.