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Director of SEN

Job Title: Director of SEN
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Start Date: January 2020
Duration: Ongoing
REF: DIR - SEN_1569308999
Contact Name: Kenny Fraser
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Project People are supporting a multi-academy trust based in Suffolk. The Trust are seeking to appoint a Director of SEN from January 2020 on a permanent basis.

The multi-academy trust consists of over 20 schools, with new school in development. The Trust will be creating a network of specialist provisions working together, due to being approved to open new special schools across East England.

The successful person will be an experienced Headteacher or senior leader who has focused on SEN within a local authority setting. Your key focus will be the strategic and operational management lead for Special Educational Needs and Disability services across the entire multi-academy trust.

You will strategically lead the SEND service in all schools to ensure the trust achieves its strategic aim for children and young people with additional education needs to achieve improving outcomes and you will be a member of the trust executive team.

Working with existing and new special schools, you will focus on the development of visionary practice for pupils with SEND in mainstream schools and in the development of specialist provisions attached to mainstream schools, while securing best value from SEND funding.

You will be the specialist SEND consultant who will advise schools on their development of all SEND provision, implementation and application of government proposals.

To discuss this role in more depth, please contact Kenny Fraser on 0203 948 9260 or email

Project People is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure, Barring Service (DBS) check and two professional references.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.