The role of SENCO


SENCO stands for special educational needs coordinator. A SENCO’s role is to ensure a school meets the educational needs of a child with SEN (special educational needs). All mainstream primary and secondary schools (schools funded by the government) must have a SENCO. The roles of a teacher and a SENCO are very similar and, as such, the job can only be done by a qualified or nearly qualified teacher with two years’ teaching experience, a head teacher or appointed acting… Continue Reading “The role of SENCO”