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29 Apr 2012
26 May 2012

nasen is a professional association supporting all those who are working with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. nasen provides information, support and training through a number of channels including its magazine and journals, newsletters, training events and conferences. It also seeks to influence policy and practice at a national and local level.

nasen wants to significantly expand its board of trustees to further support the management and governance of the organisation as it moves forward into a new and exciting phase. We have six vacancies, and are looking for candidates from

• communications
• marketing
• law
• health
• the voluntary sector
• education
• special needs and disability.

The term of office will begin formally in September 2012, following an induction. This is a commitment for 3 years, with the option of a further 3 years. The Board meets at least 4 times per year, in the Midlands.

nasen Trustees are not paid, but out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

If you are interested in helping us to ensure that every teacher has the key to unlock the potential of all the pupils in their care, please express your interest by contacting Jane Cobby at  We will send you more information and explain how to apply.

To see the breadth and depth of nasen’s activities please visit us at and

nasen is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date 25 May 2012
Interviews late June 2012