Head of SEND

Head of Integrated SEND – London – Up to £99,000 

Social Personnel are delighted to be working with Haringey Council on the recruitment of a permanent Head of integrated SEND.

The council seek a Head of Service to lead the development of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Service (SEND).  The council has been on a significant journey of improvement, with ambition to deliver the best outcomes for Children, Young People and their Families. We need exceptional leaders who are committed to providing “the right support for the right child at the right time” and this post is key to supporting the senior leaders to develop an environment for excellent SEND services. We want to ensure child and young person centred, efficient, effective, high quality services. This will be a challenging but very rewarding role; you will be the designated Lead Officer for all SEND matters and play a crucial role in our work with all of our children, young people, families and partners in improving our delivery.


The Head of SEND will be an ambassador of best practice. We need someone who is creative, innovative and motivated to support the senior leaders deliver a high quality and effective SEND services. You will be a highly proficient social care, education, or health professional with a strong track record of managing statutory services concerning children, young people, and their families. You will be an expert in SEND and have extensive knowledge and experience of applying the policies and resulting processes, best practice and statutory regulations relating to children and young people with SEND. The post holder will report to an Assistant Director.


What we offer

  • An attractive salary, option of pension scheme, interest free season ticket loan and flexible working.
  • Learning and development opportunities including management training courses.  You will benefit from a strong and stable management team which is keen to invest in you and your career to help you reach your potential.



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