special educational needs head teacher

Description

Special educational needs head teachers manage the day-to-day activities of a special education school. They supervise and support staff, as well as research and introduce programs that provide the necessary assistance for students with physical, mental or learning disabilities. They may make decisions concerning admissions, are responsible for meeting curriculum standards and ensure the school meets the national education requirements set by law. Special educational needs head teachers also manage the school's budget and are responsible for maximising the reception of subsidies and grants. They also review and adopt their policies in accordance to current research conducted in the special needs assessment field.

Alternative label

  • special educational needs headmaster

  • special educational needs headteacher

  • headteacher of special educational needs school

  • head teacher in special educational needs

  • director of special educational needs school

  • SEN head teacher

  • head teacher of special educational needs school

  • inclusive education principal

  • special educational needs principal

  • special educational needs school director

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/13e30c08-8834-4e4f-b6f9-89fffed4e310