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Webinar | The role of the SENDCo: What you need to know

Posted by Rachel Endacott on Monday, 1 April 2019
Rachel Endacott

The role of the SENDCo: What you need to know with Rachel Endacott | Tuesday 6 August 2019 | Webinar

Event description

Being a newly appointed SENDCo can be a very daunting and lonely experience. It can often seem that you need to be the font of all knowledge very quickly. Between coordinating the provision for students with special educational needs to overseeing the day-to-day operation of the school’s SEN policy, The SENDCo has a critical role to play.

Join Head of Inclusion and new Community Expert Rachel Endacott as she walks you through the necessary qualifications and responsibilities of newly qualified SENDCOs with helpful advice based on real experiences.


What will be covered?

• SEND Qualification; do you have it? How to obtain it?

• Ask the right questions of the previous SENDCo or existing staff.

• Which things to prioritise and plan ahead for; in the first week, the first term, the first year.

• Which things to familiarise yourself with.

• How to stay in touch with changes and support networks.

• Good resources and advice websites.


Who will benefit?

Newly appointed SENDCos, those who are recent to the SENDCos role, aspiring SENDCOs and educators with an interest in SEND.



When will the event take place?



DateTuesday 6 August 2019
 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Online

Click here to book your free place now.


Speaker Profile: Rachel Endacott

Rachel has over 21 years of teaching experience in a range of primary, junior and special provision settings. Rachel has held various leadership roles including Deputy Head Teacher and is currently Head of Inclusion in an outstanding Junior School in Maidenhead. Rachel has held the title of SENDCo for over 20 years and is passionate about helping every individual reach their full potential.

Recently recognised by Ofsted as having the skills to ensure staff take ownership of the support and progress of pupils with SEND, they also praised her ability to imbue staff with a desire to do the right thing for these pupils. 

Her drive and ambition continue to improve the exceptional support within her own setting and Rachel’s satisfaction comes from seeing children with SEND thrive.


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