SEND Lead: Post-16 Higher Needs Provision (bemix)

Salary: Competitive salary, negotiable with consideration to skills and past experience
Post: Fixed Term Contract for 1 year. Part Time, 22 hours per week (to achieve consistent support, this role requires someone to work across a full calendar year)
Location: Working within Medway, Swale, Gravesham

Are you an enthusiastic and forward-thinking teacher and SEND leader? With the ability to positively influence and enrich the experience of students, teachers and parents/carers alike?

If so, then we have a fantastic opportunity for a leader in education with experience of working in the post-16 sector, supporting young people with learning difficulties and/or autism.  

Main aim: Working alongside young people, referring agencies, families and the bemix Teaching and Supported Employment team to ensure the aims, ambitions and SEND needs of young people are heard and enabled so that a truly person centred, quality programme of education and support is experienced. You will train and develop existing colleagues SEND knowledge and skills, to enable the team to collectively take on the SEND Lead’s duties at the end of the one-year post. 

We offer a generous 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata) plus Pension Scheme

If you are:

  • A Qualified Teacher - Post-16 education.
  • Motivated by sharing SEND knowledge and skills with colleagues.
  • An advocate of all students feeling valued, supported and listened to.
  • Passionate about driving up standards, including in the quality of education.
  • Always striving for the best outcomes and opportunities for each young person.
  • And have exceptional SENCo or SEND Lead experience

...we’d love to hear from you!


To apply

To apply, please read the attached Job Pack and fill out our online application form.


Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 11th April 2021.

Interviews: Friday 16th April 2021. Either remotely or face to face at one of the bemix sites.

We will contact everyone by the end of the day on Tuesday 13th April 2021 to let you know if your application has been shortlisted for an interview.


No agency contact please. You will be required to declare all past convictions, whether spent or not, as this post is exempt from The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1984. You will also be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check.

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