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To ensure a safe, caring and stimulating environment for children attending the day care setting.
To work collaboratively with the manager, deputy and other childcare workers to provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment for children attending Teilo's Tots.
To deliver activities, which promote the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of children attending services.
1. To ensure that all children in the care of Teilos Tots are cared for in the highest standard no matter their age or abilities. Ensuring that all children are treated equally.
2. To always have the children’s best interests at the forefront of all that is done.
3. To ensure that all CIW regulations are followed. All paperwork is completed and stored correctly.
4. To ensure that all parents/carers are happy leaving their children in the care of Teilos Tots. Ensuring nervous parents/carers have time to adjust to the setting, feel able to contact the setting regularly and slowly become confident in the fact that their child/ren are being looked after in a high quality day care setting with experienced and knowledgeable staff.
5. To be a small number of children’s keyworker. Ensuring that the children in your care are able to thrive, through careful planning, preparation and care.
6. To ensure that the programme of activities delivered is interesting, valuable and appropriate for all children at Teilos Tots – ensuring that all aspects of their health and wellbeing are thought of. Ensuring that activities are engaging, interesting, have purpose and fun!
7. To ensure that every child has a voice, is listened to and has opportunities to make their own decisions. Acting as play partners and supporting children to develop their skills in their own way.
8. To provide appropriate physical care to all children, according to their individual needs. This includes personal care and also the administration of medicine.
9. To ensure that the needs of all children are met and if appropriate liaise with other professionals in the child’s best interest.
10. To allow appropriate risk within the play environment.
11. To ensure any child protection concerns are reported to the deputy or manager as soon as they happen and recorded in accordance with Faith in Families Safeguarding Procedures.
12. To follow our healthy well-being ethos – providing meals, snack, activities and environments that help children to grow and develop in a healthy way.
13. To work as part of a bright and varied staff team. Working together to develop a day care setting that is of high standard where children are the very foundation of all that we do.
14. To work alongside students, trainees and volunteers, providing support and encouragement as needed.
15. To ensure all parents, carers, professionals and visitors are made to feel welcome on visiting the setting.
16. To ensure that the health and safety of the setting a paramount – any issues are reported and dealt with appropriately.
17. To actively participate in supervision, team meetings, staff training and be invested in your future at Teilos Tots, through training programmes and professional development.
18. To maintain written records in accordance with Faith in Families policies and procedures.
19. To contribute to the corporate responsibility for service delivery and contribute to and act within Faith in Families, procedures and guidelines.
- NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or Equivalent
- Working with Children aged 0-4 years
- Working alongside a team of childcare staff, students and volunteers.
- Experience of working to meet CIW requirements.
- Knowledge of child development and the importance of play.
- Knowledge of the development of children’s speech, language and communication
- Understanding of confidentiality
- Understanding of issues relating to the safeguarding of children
- Ability to understand and relate to children and families from a wide range of backgrounds both individually and in group settings
- Excellent communication skills with adults and children
- Ability to observe children’s play and learning, and to use observations to plan to meet the learning styles of individual children
- Effective communication skills
- Ability to demonstrate an understanding of equal opportunities policy in respect of service delivery, and an awareness of the needs of differing cultural groups and other minority groups and the practical application of equal opportunities within a play setting
- An understanding of an integrated and inclusive play environment and a willingness to work with all the children regardless of ability
- Commitment to working openly and in partnership with families
- Willingness to undertake other duties as requested in line with level of responsibility
- Ability to drive and have full use of a vehicle
- Computer literate
- Working with parents
- Experience of planning programmes and activities for children
- Child Protection
- Food hygiene
- Paediatric first aid
29th September 2023, @ 12:00pm.