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Roles and Responsabilities of an Inco (Senco)

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The roles and responsibilities of an INCO(Inclusive Education Coordinator) shall include the following:

• Participating in the development of a College-wide Special Educational Needs (SEN) policy and provision in collaboration with the College Principal, the senior management team (SMT) of the school, school staff, students and parents; • Ensuring the effective implementation and monitoring of this policy and related actions so as to ensure equitable access to a relevant curriculum for students with Individual Educational Needs (IENs); • Overseeing the formulation, implementation and review of IEPs for students with IENs; • Ensuring the co-ordination of the provision of special examination arrangements for students with IENs; • Adopting and working towards the implementation of the school development plan of the particular school they are giving service in; • Accessing and regularly monitoring the records of students with IENs; • Advising the Senior Management Team (SMT) on the procurement and management of SEN resources in schools and monitoring their utilisation; • Ensuring that Individual Transition Programmes (ITP) are implemented before transition from one school to another or from one sector to another and participating in the development of such programmes, including school-to-work ITPs where applicable; • Coordinating all staff assigned to students with IENs; • Liaising with feeder and receiver schools;

• Facilitating links between Colleges and Resource Centres through networking activities; • Mentoring other teachers/learning support assistants in their speciality; • Ensuring that students with IENs are encouraged to develop advocacy skills and where possible to begin taking responsibility of their own learning; • Liaising with and providing technical advice to colleagues in schools and other professionals, including the College and school multi-disciplinary team, who are in contact with students with IENs; • Under the...