Kirklees College


Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£29,130.00 - £33,693.00 per annum
20 Nov 2023
10 Dec 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors.

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

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

In the role of SENDCo you’ll predominantly be based at Waterfront campus (Huddersfield) and your focus will be on providing high quality LDD support, working with others to ensure appropriate plans and strategies are in place to support from school transitions, into, through and out of college to a positive destination

Your key responsibilities will be line management of staff, deliver training to support students and staff, provide, monitor and act upon data relevant to LDD, the curriculum area and EHCP’s.

Ideally, you’ll have qualification relevant to SEND, Level 3 IAG qualification and relevant HE degree in LDD or be willing to work towards within 2 years with equivalent ability and demonstrable experience of working with young people to provide LDD support. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively, engage with young people and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

37 hours / 52 weeks

Actual salary range:
Business Support Scale 7 – Scale 8 (with relevant qualifications)
Scale 7: £29,130 - £30,981 per annum
Scale 8: £31,867 - £33,693 per annum

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications

Please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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