Early years special educational needs coordinator training for the new SENCo
This Early Years SENCo Day one training provides an introduction to the role of setting SENCo. The course is for Level 3 practitioners in a private, voluntary and independent (PVI) setting, who may be new to the SENCo role or for practitioners who plan to be a setting SENCo in the future. It is also relevant to childminders, setting managers and deputy managers.
The setting SENCo is an important leadership role, with key responsibilities to ensure that the best possible educational outcomes are achieved for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
This course is funded by Kent County Council for delegates from Kent-based PVI settings, including childminders.
The course is chargeable to collaborations or when delivered in house at a setting. Understanding your role and responsibilities as a SENCo in supporting colleagues and co-ordinating the response of the setting to children with SEND.
This course will help you to:
- understand your role and responsibilities as a SENCo in supporting colleagues and co-ordinating the response of the setting to children with SEND.
- respond to emerging concerns about a child's progress and how to identify special educational needs in partnership with parents.
- work with the Local Inclusion Forum Team (LIFT) and other external services to access advice, support and information.
- meet the Statutory Framework for the Foundation Stage (EYFS 2014), the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice (2015) and the Equality Act (2010) in your early years setting to support children with SEND.
Up to 25 delegates can attend this event, with a maximum of 1 delegate per setting
Within Kent: KCC funded for Kent settings booking an individual place; £420 +VAT per group
Outside Kent: £118 +VAT per person; £665 +VAT per group
This course is KCC funded for Kent settings booking an individual place.