Luminate Education Group

Funding, Data & Compliance Team Leader, SEND (LCC3471)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,150 to £29,663 per annum
28 Sep 2022
07 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Funding, Data & Compliance Team Leader

Leeds City College have a new opportunity for a Funding, Data & Compliance Team Leader to join the SEND team. Due to growth within the department, this is a new role.

This role requires an experienced SEND professional to lead on the placement and support of students with Educational Health Care Plans, SEND and ALS needs across a specific campus/cohort. You will ensure that the team have all the information they need to be able to effectively contribute towards positive outcomes for disadvantaged and vulnerable students, and line manage a highly effective team within the SEND department.

We are looking for people with specialisms in the following areas:

  • Dyslexia
  • Medical
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
    • Autism / ADHD

What we do

We provide support to students with education, health and care plans, and advise teaching staff on support strategies for students with SEND in order to help young people fulfil their educational potential.

What you will do

  • Ensure all annual reviews are completed in a timely manner with paperwork returned to the Local Authority within statutory timelines.
  • Monitor to ensure all consultations are responded to within statutory timelines.
  • Provide data / analysis to ensure the SEND Team leader can implement support.
  • Lead on funding claims for campus, eg. AEB / ALS / FFI
  • Line management and leadership of identified staff


  • Full Time, Full Year
  • 37 Hours per week

Your Profile

  • Extensive and proven experience of working with students who have high needs / SEND.
  • Successful and proven experience of managing, leading, mentoring, training and supporting staff whilst developing and maintaining professional relationships.
  • Have experience of demonstrating positive impact through data analysis and use of IT platforms.
  • Effectively check and monitor data to ensure high levels of accuracy to be compliant and maximise funding streams.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders (students, parents, other professional)

For more details, please contact:

Liz Burkey, Deputy Director


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 and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing 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. 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 and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

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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