Babyroom Teacher

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

To plan and organize activities and opportunities to extend learning.

To produce accurate and effective observations so as to assess the child’s progress and the effectiveness of the learning environment.

To support the development of the children through the early years framework.

To manage the children’s behavior and routines in line with the settings policies and procedures.

To work within a key person system.

To maintain objective, accurate and up-­‐to-­‐date records that identify the children’s’ individual needs abilities and progress, and use these as a focus for future planning.

To work in partnership with the parents and caregivers at all times.

To work within the settings health and safety guidelines and undertake specific tasks related to the safety and hygiene of the children and the centre.

To work within the centre’s equal opportunities policies.

To share tasks as necessary as part as the general up-­‐keep, tidiness, and cleanliness of the centre and which contribute to the general well-­‐being of the team.

To plan for outings and be aware of the additional responsibilities needed for the children’s safety.

To participate in and contribute to regular staff meetings

Keep up-­‐to-­‐date with research and training so as to improve skills and knowledge and develop a positive attitude that enhances practice.

To supervise and assist Assistant Teachers and helpers to ensure their practice is of high quality.

To be responsible for own personal and professional development by receiving relevant training.

To undertake any other task as requested by the centre management that is necessary for the smooth running of the centre and the welfare of the children in its care.

Qualifications & Desired Skills

Be working towards or have completed Early Years NVQ level 3 or equivalent

First Aid Certificate (BLS)

The ability to communicate effectively with both young children and parents

Ability to work in a helpful and courteous manner promoting a positive image of the centre

Ability to work as a member of a team

Flexibility and willingness to undertake a range of tasks in a friendly and efficient manner

Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage

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