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Job details

Job details
Employer Wolverhampton City Council
Location Wolverhampton
Salary Up to £63,500
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

The City of Wolverhampton has an ambitious vision to be a city which celebrates enterprise, education and skills. We want to be known nationally and internationally for our skilled and productive workforce, particularly in sectors such as high value manufacturing and construction. Key to this success will be ensuring that our young people achieve their full potential.

To help us achieve our goals, we are currently seeking a new Head of Special Educational Needs Service to join our Senior Management Team, reporting to the Assistant Director Schools Standards. We are a dynamic organisation which has undergone huge change and transformation. We have been recognised nationally, and have won several prestigious awards this year from the MJ including, Local Authority of the Year and Most Improved Council.

The successful candidate will provide the vision, leadership and direction to deliver aspirational outcomes for the City of Wolverhampton and its most vulnerable learners. With an education background, you will be responsible for leading and implementing a major change programme to improve service delivery and better outcomes for children and young people with SEN & D.

This is an exciting time to join an awarding winning authority, with a strong education team, where education standards are improving year on year, there is major investment in the city and we are transforming the way we work.

If you’d like to be part of our award-winning team then please contact Gary Evans of GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6080 or visit  for further details.

Closing Date: 10am Tuesday 17 October 2017

Interviews held: Monday 6th November 2017

Locations and contacts

Civic Centre
St Peters Square
West Midlands
United Kingdom
+44 1902555108