SEND Officer

Location: Group role – Based at either Castleford or Selby with travel required to all sites when needed

Hours: 37 hours per week (we would consider job share for this role of 18.5 hours each)

We have an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, supportive, and positive team. The role is varied with lots of opportunity to develop new skills and knowledge.

As a SEND Officer you will, provide a professional, efficient, and excellent customer focused service to coordinate processes related to SEND and High Needs students. You will also communicate with external partners in all matters relating to SEND Students for the Group.

What you should have:

  • Experience of working in a fastpaced environment  
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Experience of leading administrative processes 
  • Experience of leading conversations regarding personal or sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Experience of collecting, collating, and relaying various pieces of information for accuracy in a logical and timely manner 

This is a very diverse role where you will be building relationships with curriculum and support staff, and many other stakeholders.

You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • GCSE’s A*- C / 9 - 4 in English and Maths as a minimum
  • L2 Qualification in SEND or willing to work towards
  • Knowledge of applying Data Protection law to working

See what we have to offer and come and join us. You won’t be disappointed.

Benefits include:

-Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave + bank holidays + 5 College closure days) – pro rata

-Personal and Professional Development opportunities

-Discounted Metro Card Scheme

-Generous Contributory Pension Scheme

-Cycle to Work Scheme

-Access to Employee Assistance Programme

-Reduced price personal gym membership

-Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)

-Staff Recognition Awards

Closing date: 17th March 2024

Interview date: TBC

For further details, please refer to the job description 

Please note, previous applicants need not apply.

Direct applicants only, no agency CVs / referrals.

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have worked/resided in if you are the preferred candidate for the post.  Further details of how to obtain the additional check is here: Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.