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SENDCO (0.8Fte) - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Aylesford

  • Ref:KCC886-2030-100T
  • Posted:11/01/2022
  • Pay:VIAT Main/Upper Pay Scale
  • Start Date:April or September 2022
  • App Close Date:20/02/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Friday 25th February


Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford are looking for committed, enthusiastic and caring person to lead the high-quality SEN provision within our school.

The post is currently proposed as 4 days per week but full-time working would be considered. 

We believe that all children should be given the opportunity to learn inclusively within the classroom and our Quality First Teaching pedagogy supports this belief. We are looking for a leader to support the team of highly skilled and committed teachers and support staff in creating a curriculum that truly allows all children to achieve their potential.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner who has excellent interpersonal skills to foster positive relationships with our families and work with teachers to ensure the impact of all interventions can be effective.

The successful candidate will;

  • have relevant teaching experience, NASC SENDCO qualification/awareness or willingness to undertake this qualification within 3 years of appointment.
  • have a proven track record of supporting students with SEND, particularly speech and language, ASD and SEMH.
  • be able to work effectively as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children.
  • be organised, flexible and enthusiastic.
    be resilient and resourceful with high expectations of self and others.

In turn we can offer:

  • the opportunity to work with supportive, knowledgeable colleagues in school and across the VIAT Trust.
  • opportunities for CPD and career progression within the VIAT Trust.
  • committed, happy, friendly and supportive staff.
  • enthusiastic, well-behaved children. 

Our Commitment

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.

In joining us, we will offer you the very best CPD and career development. This includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • A core offer of professional development with opportunities to engage in research programmes
  • Opportunities to learn within a network of schools
  • Actively working with you to meet CPD needs, through training, mentoring and working with colleagues within the other Primary Schools within MAT.

We warmly invite you book an appointment with our Headteacher, Mrs Loni Stevens, to discuss this position further.  

To apply, click on the link below to download a copy of our application form and email to: hr@viat.org.uk 

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 four 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 Valley Invicta Primary School at Eastborough.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School and SST Maidstone. 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:Teapot Lane, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7JU
  • Telephone: 0303 3030000
  • Email: hrayl@viat.org.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).