Inclusion team roles and responsibilities

SENCo Support Advisors (SSA)

To provide advice and guidance on how the setting can;

  • support an individual child's holistic development who is known to the Pre School Forum
  • support further development of the settings inclusive practice
  • provide support with paperwork, including Individual support plans, individual educational plans, Provision Maps, Risk Assessment's and Health Care Plans
  • support with the transition of children into school
  • model best practice to settings on aspects of working with a child with additional needs
  • to provide the Focus with Fidget to settings, focusing on positive small group work

Area SENCo

Supporting early years and childcare settings who care for children who are known to the pre-school forum, and who may be entering school on Enhanced provision or with a Statement of SEN. They will support the setting for one year prior to the child starting school.

They provide advice and guidance on:

  • paperwork requirements for the statementing process
  • link between early years and childcare settings and the Pre-school forum
  • support with the transition of children into school
  • support the development of the settings inclusive practice
  • provide or signpost to training and workforce development opportunities to the early years and childcare settings