Assistant Vice Principal – SENDCO and Academic Support

Leadership Scale 12 – 16

Bede Academy is seeking to appoint a well-qualified Assistant Vice Principal with energy, integrity and commitment to the Academy’s vision and Christian ethos to lead the provision for our SEND students as well as leading curriculum support for groups of students (particularly at KS3) who are at risk of underperforming. 

The Assistant Vice Principal will have responsibility of training staff and quality assure in class/support, to deliver quality first teaching that meets the needs of students with SEND learning needs.  You will need to be a qualified teacher who preferably holds the National SENDCo Award.

The role includes:

  • Leading and managing the provision for special educational needs and disabilities within the Academy
  • Liaising with classroom support staff, class teachers and senior leaders
  • Liaising with and developing relationships with external agencies and parents
  • Having the ability to inspire and motivate colleagues and students to promote co-operation, collaboration and teamwork.

For an application pack and further information, please visit Alternatively, please call Mrs Groom on 01670 545111, option 2 or email

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Job Description

Closing date: Monday 9 December 2019, 12:00pm.

Interviews week commencing: 16 December 2019.

Start date: April 2020 or September 2020

Bede Academy takes its responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously and successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Disclosure along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.