1st Edition

Management Skills for SEN Coordinators in the Primary School

    254 Pages
    by Routledge

    by Routledge

    Specifically designed for busy teachers who have responsibility for co- ordinating a subject area within their primary school. Each volume in the series conforms to a concise style, while providing a wealth of tips, case studies and photocopiable material that teachers can use immediately. subject they are called on to co-ordinate, these books provide guidance and examples to tackle the job. There are special volumes dedicated to dealing with OFSTED, creating whole school policy and the demands of co-ordinating several subjects within a small school. The entire set of 16 volumes is available.

    Part 1 The SEN coordinator as manager: Developing management skills; Chapter 1 The role and responsibilities of a SEN coordinator; Chapter 2 Leadership: Becoming a leader; Chapter 3 Managing and supporting people: Developing good communication and interpersonal skills; Chapter 4 Managing meetings and managing self; Chapter 5 Managing the SEN policy, practices and procedures under the Code of Practice; Part 2 Managing teaching and learning; Chapter 6 Managing identification and assessment; Chapter 7 Managing resources; Chapter 8 Managing the curriculum; Chapter 9 Developing individual learning: IEPs and ILPs; Part 3 Working with others; Chapter 10 Managing support; Chapter 11 Working in partnership with parents; Chapter 12 Working with other professionals and outside agencies; Chapter 13 Supporting and maintaining quality; Part 4 Resources; Chapter 14 List of voluntary associations offering information and advice for teachers and parents; Chapter 15 A SENCO's guide to using the Internet;


    Goodwin, Jennifer; Heron, Rosita; Philips, Sylvia

    '... The widely experienced authors acknowledge that most Sencos are primarily teachers, and provide comprehensive coverage of all the aspects of management necessary to deliver the code effectively ... The easy style of writing encourages the busy teacher to use it for quick reference or deeper study ... Each chapter is constructively supported by checkpoints, aides-memoires, activities and photocopiable pro forma.' - The Times Educational Supplement