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Senco - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-213T
  • Posted:21/09/2023
  • Pay:VIAT Main/Upper Pay Scale
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:13/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 16th October 2023


At VIPS East Borough, we are very proud of our inclusive environment and curriculum. We are looking for a special person who can continue to develop the amazing provision we have for pupils with SEND  

The role of SENCO is a highly valued one within the school and Trust. You will lead a small team of specialist SEND TAs who deliver learning and interventions to our SEND pupils. The SENCO will also support and advise teachers in the classroom to ensure that the quality first provision is of the highest standard.

 The ideal candidate will:

  • have excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • be able to model best practice
  • have the ability to lead a team
  • be knowledgeable about different areas of SEND

 We can offer:

  • high quality teaching and support for pupils with SEND throughout the school
  • Trust wide training and development
  • collaborative and supportive senior staff
  • enthusiastic, well behaved pupils who love learning
  • a fantastic learning environment, inside an out

Our pupils and parents deserve the best so the East Borough team are looking for a leader who can inspire and support them to be the best they can be.

Please download the brochure for further information.

Please complete the application form using the link below and submit to recruitment@viat.org.uk quoting the school and job reference number shown above. 

For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website:  www.viat.org.uk

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.  As part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

A copy of the school's safeguarding policy may be viewed here

Information about the school

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough is a two-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11, with a Specialist Resource Provision, in the heart of the local community.

The school’s spacious facilities sit in a large outdoor space, with a forest school, and well-equipped sports and play areas. There are many extra-curricular activities on offer and bespoke spaces for music and ICT.

East Borough prides itself on working together with pupils and parents to ensure every child is encouraged to aim high. They are pleased to have achieved the Silver Sports Award and the Eco Schools Silver Award.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 672017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.