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  • Application deadline

    30 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
TSAT Leadership Scale (L9-L13) - £52,151 - £57,556 per annum

Job summary

We have an exciting vacancy for a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) to join us at The Victory Academy. You will lead the strategic development of special educational needs (SEND) policy and provision within in the school.
Working as part of the Extended Leadership Team and staff you will ensure the best possible outcomes for our students and be the designated teacher for Looked After and previously Looked After Children.

Your new role
For a full list of roles, responsibilities and the person specification please view the attached job description.
Determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEND)
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
Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies
Ensure the SEND code of practice is being followed
Be the Designated Teacher for Looked After and previously Looked After Children
Fulfil the responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the STPCD
You will be integral in the transition process from primary school to secondary school for SEND students
You will lead by example in setting a strong commitment to raising educational attainment for our students with SEN
Empathy, emotional intelligence and problem-solving skills are critical to this role

Applying for the job

Please apply directly via the Trust website - https://www.tsatrust.org.uk/career-opportunity/?advert_id=0000000576

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1097 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About The Victory Academy

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.

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

Ofsted 2017

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. One of our many strengths is having a strong programme of arts education, including a Platinum Artsmark award which is held by less than 1% of schools in England.

We are focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will achieve their academic potential regardless of their starting points, and be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

School location

Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB

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