Head of SEND

Head of SEND

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • General / operations management
  • Teaching / Education


London, SE15 5JR
Remote opportunity


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week
● Flexible ● Remote ● Fully supported

Ignite Hubs is a charitable organisation that is run and led by volunteers. We are looking to pioneer innovative and exciting ways for children and young people to learn.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for an experienced SEND professional at a senior level to oversee, coordinate and develop our SEND provision to enable children and young people of all abilities to take part in our educational programmes and offerings.

We currently offer coding sessions for children with SEND and the plan is to work with the Education team to design and create a SEND provision for any new programme releases so that we can offer an exciting variety of classes that they can take part in. We plan to launch a Lego and an Adobe Express programme.

You will manage a team of SEND Programme Managers and SEND Code Instructors to deliver the SEND classes and also work with Comms, Marketing and the Design teams to promote and attract more children to learn with us.

You will be our designated Lead officer for all SEND matters. You will be supported by our founder and members of staff to grow and expand our SEND offering, looking for ways to continuously improve, collate relevant KPIs/metrics, review and monitor the impact of the classes.

You will form relationships with schools and other relevant organisations to create useful materials and resources to support families and help raise awareness of what we do.

What are we looking for?

The ideal person will be:

  • Passionate about improving the lives of children and young people.
  • Senior SEND experience, ideally in an education/teaching setting
  • Able to think strategically and creativity
  • Be motivated to deliver a high quality SEND provision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing people and building a team (desirable).

The role is flexible and the time commitment expected is around 4-5 hours a week. Please only apply if have regular time available and are looking to be part of an organisation for the long-term.

You will be joining a fast-growing organisation of over 80 volunteers from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets. There are lots of opportunities for you to shape and grow your role and gain skills in other areas.

What difference will you make?

Enable children and young people from all backgrounds to grow, develop and progress in life. We particularly target:

  • Girls
  • Children and young people that have special educational needs and/or disabilities.
  • Children and young people from disadvantaged or vulnerable backgrounds.
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Local / community
  • Mental health
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 

    We are a new educational Charity transforming the way children and young people learn, develop and progress.

    Our Vision

    To nurture and enrich young minds to explore...