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Leadership Role - SENCo

Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB
The Victory Academy
Full Time
L9 - L13 £52,1260 - £57,556
20th January 2023
Start Date
To be confirmed
7th February 2023 09:05 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1302016

Leadership Role - SENCO

Salary: TSAT Leadership Range L9 – L13 £52,160 - £57,556 

Start date: Term 6, 2023 

Interview Date:TBC

We require a talented SENCO to join our Extended Leadership Team at The Victory Academy. The SENCO will determine the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision within the school, working alongside the SLT and staff to ensure the best possible outcomes for SEND students. They will be responsible for day-to-day operation of the SEND policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability, providing professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies.

Applicants who have yet not completed the NASENCO qualification will be considered, however they may not be appointed to the Extended Leadership Team immediately.

Our School

The Victory Academy is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are a mixed comprehensive school for students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment. Victory is a school for the local community, and we seek opportunities for students to develop as local citizens and serve and support our surrounding charities, industries and families.

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. Victory Academy has strong links with the local community, enabling us to draw upon a strong and rich local culture to support the personal development of young people. As a Artsmark Platinum school, we are dedicated to cultural entitlement and opportunity for all young people. We are also an accredited Thinking School.

“The behaviour of pupils is good…. Pupils are polite and show consideration for others”

“Leaders are relentless in setting high expectations about behaviour across the school. Staff feel well supported…” Ofsted 2017

What our Trust will offer you:

• The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.

• Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits

• Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School

• A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

• Free parking in our staff carpark

• Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice

• Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes

• As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher

What you need to do now:

For an informal discussion with the Principal and a tour, please contact the Principal’s PA Kealy Davidson

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates


Safeguarding Statement:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure (DBS) and satisfactory references.

The Victory Academy

The Victory Academy

Part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust