Chief Executive Officer

Saffron Walden, Essex
£50,000-£60,000 pa
11 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Barrister, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type

FULL-TIME 35 hours pw
£50,000-£60,000 pa

IPSEA is a registered National charity (number 327691) giving free and independent legally based information, advice and support to make sure that children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) get the right education.

An exceptional person is required to change the lives of children and young people with SEND by leading and developing IPSEA.

First rate legal skills and extensive management experience are needed to further build this small renowned legal charity.  

Experience of representing parents at the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal and/or legal practice in the fields of education law, social welfare law or public law is needed.

The Chief Executive will have overall responsibility for managing the performance of IPSEA and ensuring that all our services have the quality and breadth of expertise that families of children and young people with SEND continue to need. Our new Chief Executive will advocate on behalf of children and young people with SEND.

If you are committed to supporting some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people in society and are an exceptional leader with extensive legal and management experience, please visit this page on our website for more information and an application form:

You can also call Denise Murphy (Interim Chief Executive) for an informal talk about the post on 01799 582030.

Closing date for applications:  June 2nd 2017

Interviews:  June 12th 2017