IPSEA is looking for New Trustees 09/04/2018 06:44

IPSEA wishes to recruit new trustees with complementary skills to those of the current Board members. The charity welcomes applications from anyone with an interest in IPSEA’s mission to help children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their families and carers get the appropriate education, training and support to which they are entitled under the law. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with expertise in fundraising, digital/social media marketing, IT or finance.

For more information, please see the role description here

If you wish to apply, or require any further information, please email chiefexecutive@ipsea.org.uk for more details

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 21 May 2018.

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