Tiny Voice Talks

Being a SENCO with Penny Whelan

August 27, 2021 Toria Bono Season 3 Episode 12
Tiny Voice Talks
Being a SENCO with Penny Whelan
Show Notes

In this episode, Toria speak to Penny Whelan about the role of the SENCO and what it really entails. Penny has been teaching for 16 years and is a primary Assistant Headteacher and SENCO. She also carries out some linking work between schools for the Local Authority. Penny is part time and juggles her various roles in school with a toddler at home, working hard to achieve a work life balance. Toria and Penny discuss what a SENCO is and does, and how it can be a difficult and sometimes lonely role.