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Job vacancy: Whole School SEND (“WSS”) Regional SEND Leader

26 Mar 2021|10:08

WSS Regional SEND Leader for East of England and North East London


East of England and North East London


£500 per day (payable to the school)


A minimum commitment of 18 days a year, with the possibility of up to approximately one day a week, on an ad hoc basis by agreement

Contract Type:

Fixed term contract until 31 March 2022

Closing Date:

18 April 2021.

About us

nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) is a membership charity organisation that supports all education practitioners. We provide: Continuing Professional Development (CPD), resources, advice, information and much more to enable all staff to meet the needs of all their pupils.

About Whole School SEND

The Whole School SEND (WSS) Consortium is part of a growing member community committed to improving provision and outcomes for children and young people with SEND.  The work of the consortium is based on the principle that the knowledge and expertise needed to develop the workforce already exists in the system and that knowledge exchange can occur through effective collaboration. 

About the role

The Regional SEND Leader will be seconded to work closely with the Head of Whole School SEND, the consortium’s two National Leaders of SEND and two National Coordinators to support the delivery of the work of WSS within a defined geographical area and develop strong cross sector, phase and organisational relationships.

The continued development of a regionalised model of delivery and development, responsive to those specific contexts, will continue to be an essential part of the growth and sustainability of the consortium and its work. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of SEND in your region.

You will also be responsible for the deployment and quality assurance of the work completed by two Deputy Regional SEND Leaders.

A full job description for this role is attached.

Application process

To apply for the role, please send your CV along with a short statement that explains why you are interested in the role and your suitability.

Please send these details to

Closing date for applications 18 April 2021.  The application period may be closed earlier if sufficient suitable candidates apply.