SENDCo (with Senior Leadership responsibilities), Darlington

Closing date:

Wyvern AcademyDarlington

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 8 - £48,808
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


(part of Consilium Academies) 

Eggleston View



Tel: (01325) 351377

SENDCo (with Senior Leadership responsibilities)


Leadership 8 - £48,808

To commence January 2020

Wyvern Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic SENDCo with a clear vision for exceptional inclusive provision and a champion for children’s needs.

At Wyvern Academy we pride ourselves on inspiring our pupils to be lifelong learners, always striving to reach their full potential. We believe in a strong community ethos where parents, pupils and staff work together in partnership to provide each child with the very best learning opportunities. 

Applications are invited from suitably experienced individuals, who are inspirational in their teaching approach and who are ambitious for all pupils with SEND and those from other identified vulnerable groups.  The ability to engage and motivate colleagues and support them to improve their practice is essential.

The candidate will hold, or be working towards, the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination and it would be desirable to be qualified in the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) and Access Arrangements Course (AAC).

To discuss this post in more detail please contact Mr Julian Leader, Headteacher on the main school number of 01325 – 351377 or by email at  Visits to the school are welcomed and can also be arranged by contacting Mrs Jayne Johnson on the direct line of 01325 – 394207.  Further information, including job description, person specification and application form can be found on our website at

Closing date: 12.00 noon on Monday 21 October 2019

Interview date: Thursday 24 October 2019

We are passionate about safeguarding the welfare of our pupils and maximising their life chances.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Criminal Records check for work with children.

More about Wyvern Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Eggleston View, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9SH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1325 351377

The Wyvern Academy, formerly Darlington School of Mathematics and Science, is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form situated in Darlington, County Durham. It is supported by Consilium Academies Trust, a multi-...