The Children’s Trust – Trustee – Special Education Needs

The Children’s Trust – Trustee – Special Education Needs

Trustee – Special Education Needs
Tadworth, Surrey
Unremunerated – reasonable expenses paid
Time Commitment – 2 days a month
The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury and neurodisability. We deliver rehabilitation, education and community services through our national specialist centre, based in Tadworth.

We also offer support more widely through our community services for children and young people across the UK and via our online Brain Injury Hub. Established for over 30 years, we have a team comprising 520 staff and over 1,000 volunteers who together are dedicated to providing children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible.

The Children’s Trust School is a non-maintained special school supporting children and young people aged 2-19. There are three residential houses supporting the Day School with registration for 44 young people.

You join us at an exciting time, as we are midway through our three-year strategy ‘Creating Futures Together’, which focuses on a number of key objectives including; to be the best at what we do, respond to the needs of children and young people, ensure our services are there for the long term and to scale up. To enable us to achieve our ambitions we are looking for a new trustee with Special Educational Needs experience. You will be required to:

  • Support the future development of the School strategy
  • Provide support and appropriate challenge to the Director of Education / Headteacher and the senior management team in the delivery of the School Development Plan
  • Through their educational and SEN expertise, advocate for and proactively represent the needs of the School at Board of Trustees’ meetings

Alongside your experience you will demonstrate empathy with the ambitions and aims of The Children’s Trust and share our values of being can-do, collaborative, caring and supportive, fun, professional and child and family focused.

Please visit our recruitment microsite for more information and to apply: 

For a confidential conversation please contact our consultant at Peridot Partners:

Philippa Fabry on 07772 902071 or or Jennifer Horan on 07519 070497  or

Closing date: Monday 28th January 2019. 

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn