2.1 – Explain the Strategic Purpose of a) School Governors, B) Senior Management Team, C) Other Statutory Roles E.G. Senco, D) Teachers and E) Support Staff Roles

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Unit 302 2.1 – explain the strategic purpose of a) school governors, b) senior management team, c) other statutory roles e.g. SENCO, d) teachers and e) support staff roles. Governors The governing body is responsible for the conduct of its schools and must promote high standards of educational achievement at the school. It is the schools accountable body and as such * Provides a strategic view of the school by establishing a vision and setting the purpose and aims of the school within an agreed policy framework. It appoints and performance manages the head teacher, agreeing the school improvement strategy which includes setting statutory targets with supporting budgets and staffing structures. * Monitors and evaluates…show more content…
They must be aware of the current state of the school, be imaginative in launching new and relevant initiatives in a way that can get the whole school behind the idea, be diligent in keeping track of these initiatives and their progress. Other statutory roles e.g SENCO The SENCO takes day to day responsibility for the operation of the SEN policy and co-ordination if the provision made for individual children with special educational needs, working closely with staff, parents/carers and other agencies. Key responsibilities for the SENCO include: * Overseeing the day to day operation of the school SEN policy * Co-ordinating the provision for children with special education needs * Liaising with and advising fellow teachers * Managing learning support assistants * Overseeing the records of all children with special educational needs * Contributing to the in service training for staff * Liaising with external agencies including LEA’s, support and educational psychology services, health and social services and voluntary bodies. Teachers Teachers prepare lessons and try to make them as interesting as possible. They prepare homework assignments and assessments. They ensure that the information they pass on is current and correct to the best of their

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