Kirklees College

Adult and Apprentice SEND officer

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£25,201 - £26,681 per annum
08 Dec 2023
08 Jan 2024
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 future workforce.

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

In the role of Adult and Apprentice SEND Officer you will predominantly be based at Waterfront Campus and your focus will be on managing the process for staff to appropriately record the SEND support they provide for ALS/AEB funding claims, ensuring we are audit compliant.

Your key responsibilities will be monitoring what staff are claiming as SEND Support linked to the individual inclusion plans. Keeping accurate data and supporting staff who are recording incorrect information. To ensure data is audit compliant.

Ideally, you’ll have a Level 3 qualification and GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 or above. (or be able to prove equivalent ability) and demonstrable experience in working with Adult and Apprentice funding/claims using MIS systems. It is important that you are able to communicate effectively and work in a fast-paced environment also 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.

Hours / weeks: 37 hours / 52 weeks
Closing date: 8th January 2024 - we do 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 and cover letter

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact
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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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