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Senco / Specialist Resource Provision Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-2037-33T
  • Posted:23/05/2020
  • Pay:VIAT Upper Pay Scale
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:26/05/2020 at 15:30
  • Interviews:29 May 2020


We are looking for a SENCO/Specialist Resource Provision teacher, who is passionate about making a positive difference to children’s lives. You need to be team player, dedicated with great communication skills. 

This is an exciting role, as we are in the process of changing our SRP designation from SEMH to ASD. We are proud to be able to  offer the candidate a working environment that is positive, with happy and enthusiastic staff and children.  We are committed to continual professional development and work in conjunction with Dr Alison Ekins, our director of SEND to offer high levels of provision.


The Specialist Resource Provision Teacher will work closely with the Headteacher and teachers in the school to lead the effective provision for children within the Specialist Resourced Provision and lead the development of collaborative whole school practices around SEN. 

The SRP teacher/ SENCO will have high levels of expertise and experience in relation to meeting the needs of children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. They will lead and direct the work of the HLTA and TA within the SRP and liaise closely with the mainstream teachers to ensure effective practices are in place to enable successful integration opportunities for children in the SRP.  

Our School

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is dedicated to providing outstanding care, outstanding education and outstanding opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a new, state of the art building with outstanding facilities. 

Holborough Lakes is an ‘inclusive and caring school, underpinned by a culture of respect as observed by Unicef’s Rights Respecting assessor (Silver Award February 2019).  We put the children at the centre of everything we do and pupils say they "feel safe and happy at school and are well looked after.  They say it is a "kind" and "content" school (Ofsted 2018).

For more information on our school, please visit our website.

Our Commitment 

If you are ready for the next step in your career and what to join our wonderful school, please do not hesitate in contacting l.vickers@holboroughlakes.viat.org.uk (headteacher).

All our schools continually evolve in their drive for excellence; we aspire to provide staff and pupils to have
• Outstanding Care
• Outstanding Education
• Outstanding Opportunities.

New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the MAT. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the MAT is set up to provide; networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

Please complete the application form using the link below and submit to hrviat@viat.org.uk 

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.


Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and three secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and East Borough Primary School which has recently joined the Trust.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School. The Lenham School became a member of the Trust this year joining Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR
  • Address:Pollyfield Close, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5GR
  • Telephone: 01622 675762
  • Email: hr@viat.org.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.