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SEND Specialist

Job Description

About Dunbar Education:

Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with rewarding opportunities in the UK. We are committed to supporting schools in their mission to provide inclusive and high-quality education to all students, including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). As we continue to grow, we are seeking a dedicated SEND Specialist to join our team and contribute to our mission.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a passionate and experienced SEND Specialist to join our team on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in helping us match talented SEND professionals with schools across the UK. If you have UK teaching experience and a deep understanding of Special Educational Needs, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with schools and educational institutions to understand their specific SEND staffing needs.
  • Source, screen, and interview potential SEND professionals to assess their qualifications and suitability for roles.
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of qualified SEND specialists.
  • Match candidates with appropriate job opportunities based on their skills and experience.
  • Provide support and guidance to candidates throughout the recruitment process.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and standards.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in SEND education.
  • Foster strong relationships with schools and candidates to ensure successful placements.


  • UK teaching experience is essential.
  • A valid DBS check on the update service or the willingness to obtain one is required.
  • Previous experience working with Special Educational Needs is highly beneficial.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Dedication to providing the best educational opportunities for students with SEND.

Why Join Dunbar Education:

  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on the education sector.
  • Work with a growing and reputable education recruitment agency.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated SEND Specialist with a passion for inclusive education and a commitment to making a difference, we want to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience.