Kirklees College

SEND Leads

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£22,243 to £23,549 per annum
13 Sep 2022
30 Sep 2022
Contract Type

Please note this advert is open until all vacancies are filled - to avoid disappointment please apply immediately as the advert will close at any time.

This post is a cross college role and flexibility to travel to all centres is required.

SEND Leads 

Hours and Salary:

      37 hours, 52 weeks: £22,243 to £23,549 per annum

      30 hours, 40 weeks: £16,248.72 to £17,202.76 per annum

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.  
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on-site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

Due to significant growth in our SEND provision, an exciting opportunity has arisen for the SEND Department within the Student Experience Directorate at Kirklees College. The new positions of SEND Lead will join other dedicated professionals to manage a team of staff within a curriculum area, whilst also providing exceptional student support and preparing young people for adulthood.

The successful applicant will provide high quality support across the college, working with the SENDCO to ensure appropriate plans and strategies are in place to support students from school transitions, into, through and out of college to a positive destination. The successful candidate will be able to line manage a team of support workers including timetabling, provide interventions from available data, oversee the EHCP process including annual reviews and students feel valued and well supported in appropriate ways in preparation for adulthood.    

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with young people with SEND in an educational capacity, have in-depth knowledge of EHCP’s, the SEND Code of Practice and support strategies also being able to use their own judgement and initiative in complex situations leading to successful outcomes.

The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) also educated to minimum Level 3 in Learning Support, trained in moving and handling, administering medication and 1st aid or be willing to obtain within 2 years. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good, operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders.

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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


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